Dharwad  is a quiet and pleasant city situated in the northern part of Karnataka state in India and was known as Dharwar during the British Raj. It has a twin city called Hubli and the conurbation has close to two million inhabitants.
Dharwad is well known as an educational centre in India with Karnatak University, Agriculture University, Karnataka state law university, Karnatak College, SDM college of Engineering and Technology, SDM Medical College and SDM College of Dental Sciences. Consequently, many students have come from different places of India (Bharat) to study.
Dharwad is also famous for sweet called Dharwad Pedha. This pedha is prepared from buffalo's milk.
Dharwad is connected to Bangalore and Mumbai by SpiceJet through Hubli Airport at a distance of 20 kms. Kingfisher Airlines used to provide daily flights to Bangalore, Mumbai and Hyderabad before it went bust.
Dharwad is well connected to other parts of India by train from Mumbai, Bangalore and Goa.
Kannada is the local lingo as well as being Karnataka state's official language. English is understood by many. You can also hear Tulu, Konkani Hindi and Marathi.
The delicious "Dharwad Pedha" a sweet savioury made from milk.. The original pedha is available at Line Bazar's Thakur Singh.
Girmit a snack made from puffed rice,onion ,chilli available at roadside eateries ( stalls ). Also you can have vegetarian lunch at Khanavali's ( lunch homes ) run by Lingyat community. Famous is Basappa Khanavali opposite district court at P.B. Road.