Koppal was earlier well known as Kopana Nagar. The place has various Jain temples which make it a sacred and religious place for Jains. It is also known as Jaina KashiKOPPAL" is found in the poetic work of the great poet Kavirajamarga(During King Nrupathung's time of 8144-878 A.D) as VIDITHA KAHA KOPANA NAGARA".The major agricultural crops grown are Jawar, Bajra, Wheat, Maize,Paddy, Horsegram, Greengram, Cowpeas, Koppal District is the best Seed Production Centre in the state.
Koppal District is the best Seed Production Centre in the state.
Places To Visit
Koppal Fort The significant Koppal fort, one of the most important attractions in Koppal is located at a height of 400 feet. The other important historical places of Koppal district are Itagi, Kukanur, Madinoor, Indrakeela Parvatha, Kanagiri,Pura, Chikkabenakal, Hirebenaka and Hulagi.