"ಸಹ್ಯಾದ್ರಿಯ ಹೃದಯ" ಸಾಗರಕ್ಕೆ ಸ್ವಾಗತ

Sagara derives its name from Sadashiva Sagar, which is a lake. Sadashiva Nayaka, ruler of Keladi dynasty built a lake in between Keladi and Ikkeri. Sadashiva Sagar is now called Ganapathi Kere (Ganapathi Lake). It is a subdivisional headquarters headed by a subdivisional magistrate and Fifth additional District Magistrate.

Sagara city is one of the 74 Karnataka Municipal Reforms Project (KMRP) City in Karnataka. Sagara ULB was started in 1931 and became a City Municipal Council (CMC) grade two in the year 2007. The ULB consist of 31 wards with the respective number of councillors. The population of the city was 64,550 at the 2011 census and total area is 19.71 sq. km.

                                                                          

Population          
64,550 (As per 2011 Census)(UA)
Area  
19.71 Sq. Km
Number of Properties
18,803
Number of Wards 
31
Length of Roads
276 Km
Total Water Supply
7.0 MLD
Per Capita Water  Supply
90 LPCD
Summer Temp
35' C
 Winter Temp
20' C


Sagara is a city located in the Indian state of Karnataka and it is also a sub divisional and a taluk headquarters. Located in the Western Ghats range, it is known for its proximity to Jog Falls and to the historical places of Ikkeri, Keladi and Varadamoola. The river Varada originates near Sagara. Sagara subdivision consists of Sagara, Soraba, Hosanagara and Shikaripur taluks.