(Last Updated on : 07-02-2009)
While introspecting the states of India one finds no paucity of towns and cities that have flourished here by leaps and bounds. The same phenomenon also is valid for the Karnataka state as well. In fact it is a panchayat town, lying in the district of Gadag district of the same state of India
Strategically Naregal rises approximately at 15.58° N 75.82° E. It has an average height of 628 meters or 2060 feet.
If one wants to discover any place or town it becomes essential that one should get familiarized with its demographical situation. To fulfill that goal quite a number of demographers have been successful in throwing light about the latest updates of Naregal town's demography. One such significant document is the Census report that has been brought out in the year 2001. Data like population status , literacy rate etc can be deciphered from this report. As per this report , the total population of Naregal has been counted to be 16,652. Further, population of males is 51 % and total female population constitutes 49 % only . In Naregal, children who fall into the age group of less than six years constitute 13 % of the total population.
As far as the literacy condition of this Naregal town is concerned, few things also has been rightly noticed. . In Naregal, the average literacy rate constitutes 61 percent, which is slightly higher than that of the whole nation. 59.5 percent is the average literacy rate of India. In Naregal, the rate of female literacy, like the population status, is less than that of the males. The former one is 49 %, and the latter is 73 %. No one differs from the fact that Naregal males are more inclined to education than the females.
Naregal lies at a distance of '15 km north-east of Gadag town'. In the adjacent areas of Naregal one could see important places as well. Abbigeri lies 5 km west. Ron is 12 km north of Naregal. Important towns like Nidgundi , Kuknur and Harlapur are situated near by.
Primary attraction is the Jain temple, which is famous as Narayana Temple. It was constructed in AD 950.
To facilitate connectivity, this Naregal town is well connected by airports and railways. The closest Hubli Airport lies 80 km west. Gadag Junction Railway Station lies in close vicinity.