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Bailhongal is a Taluk in Belagavi district of Karnataka state in southern India. Bailhongal Taluk is located towards the north-east part of Belagavi. The taluk headquarters is about 44 km from the district headquarters. The total geographical area of the taluk is 1122.40 km2. There are 126 revenue villages and 14 hamlets with a total population of 356,400 people, according to the 2001 census. There are important pilgrim places in the taluk. These include Bhartinand Swamiji Math Inchal, Sogal Someshwar Temple, Hafiz Bari Dargah, Markaz Masjid, and Jamia Masjid. There are also historical places like Kittur, where freedom fighters like Rani Chennamma and Sangolli Rayanna lived. Most of the agricultural land is controlled by the Malaprabha irrigation project. There are many educational institutes including talukas such as Saundatti, Gokak, Belagavi. There is also proposal of make separate district of Bailhongal to easy administer the large Belagavi district including Kittur, Savadatti, Bailhongal and Ramdurg taluks with headquarters at Bailhongal. But the decision is yet to be pending because of district headquarter between Bailhongal and Gokak crash Bailhongal is already a subdivision of Bailhongal, Kittur, Savadatti, Ramdurg, Gokak and Mudalgi talukas