Hubli is located as a Taluk in district Dharwad in the Western sector of the northern half of Karnataka State. It is the second largest and second most populated city in the state of Karnataka. It has a large floating population of over 2 lakh which stands second after Bangalore in Karnataka. Hubli is an important industrial center with more than 3,000 small & medium industries. Hubli is the main trading center for agriculture produce. Farmers from all over the state sell their produce here.