Madhugiri is in Karnataka.
Madhugiri is a Taluk headquarters in Tumkur district in the Indian state of Karnataka. The town derives its name from a hillock, Madhu-giri (honey-hill) which is to the north of the place.
Madhugiri has been declared as Educational District by Karnataka state educational department. It includes Madhugiri, Sira, Koratagere and Pavagada Taluks.
Madhugiri, or also known as Maddagiri, is located around 43 km north of Tumkur town, and 107 km north-west of Bangalore city and about 43 km north of Tumkur.
(Source: Karnataka State Gazetteer 1983)