Hubli is a city of Karnataka and is also reckoned as the most thriving city in Bangalore. It the largest city of North Karnataka and many also call it the "Chota Mumbai". The city is flocked by students every year to study in its esteemed universities.
The Hubli Airport is located in North Karnataka. It is a public sector airport and one can board flights to Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Jabalpur, Hyderabad, Chennai and Singapore from the city. The city is also connected with the Indian Rail Network. One can easily reach to places like Bangalore, Bijapur, Solapur, Bellary, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Ajmer, New Delhi, Nizamuddin, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Vasco, Vijayawada, Madgao, Mysore, Kakinada, Tirupathi, Chennai etc. via trains.
Hubli slumps on the "Golden Quadrilateral" Super highway, National Highway 4; National Highway 63 (Ankola - Gooty), and National Highway 218 (Hubli - Humnabad). One can reach to various regions like Bangalore, Bijapur, Bagalkot, Chennai, Mangalore etc. from Hubli by road journey.
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October to early February
According to 2011 Indian Census, the population of the city is 1,349,563.
Kannada is the official language of the city.
202.3 square kilometres (77.31 sq mi)
Climate & Geography
Hubli is located 640 meters above M.S.L. and sprawls 20 km away from Dharwad. The city witnesses tropical wet and dry climate. The summers are hot & dry during the months, February to early June. The monsoon season follows and moderate temperature is accompanied by large amount of precipitation. October to early February months are expounded by fairly moderate temperature and receive virtual rainfall. Many would advise to come to the city during these months.
Exploring the inlands of the Hubli city is made easy by the various transport options available in the city. One can boards taxis, buses, auto rickshaws etc.
Car/Taxi: One can hire a local taxi anytime while in Hubli. The simplest way would be to avail the services of a travel agent to book a taxi.
Bus: The city bus service connects the city to various locations of Hubli and also ensures pleasing journey to the passengers.
Auto Rickshaw: The services of auto rickshaws are easily available in the city but many are not ready to take the travellers to their destination by meter. So, one has to bargain the auto rickshaw fare.
Shopping & Entertainment
Big Bazaar is popular shopping mall located on Gokul Road and one can buy all types of items here. The other important places to shop in the city are MG market and Urban Oasis Mall. One can hangout at the various cinema halls and also attend various sports events.