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, Dakshin Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha (Hindi University), Karnatak Arts, Science and Commerce College, SDM College of Engineering and Technology, SDM Medical College and SDM College of Dental Sciences. On 28 August 2016 Indian Institute of Technology,Dharwad was formally inaugurated by Mr. Prakash Javedkar. Hence many students come from different places of India (Bharat) for study.
Dharwad is also famous for sweet called Dharwad Pedha. This pedha is prepared from buffalo's milk.
Hubli the twin city of Dharwar has the airport.Dharwad is connected to Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Cochin and Goa through Hubli Airport at a distance of 20 kms. Air Deccan and Kingfisher Airlines used to provide daily flights to Bangalore, Mumbai 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 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.