Raybag (Kannada Rayabag) is a panchayat town and taluka in Belgaum district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It derives its name from the two words namely "Raya'' and "bagh" in which "Raya'' means king and "bagh" means tiger.[1]

Nickname(s): Bagi ur
Raybag is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Raybag is located in India
Raybag (India)
Coordinates: 16°29′N 74°47′E / 16.48°N 74.78°ECoordinates: 16°29′N 74°47′E / 16.48°N 74.78°E
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Belgaum
 • Body Nagar Palika
Elevation 590 m (1,940 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 18,984
 • Official [[ಕನ್ನಡ][Kannada]]
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 code IN-KA
Vehicle registration KA23
Website karnataka.gov.in


Raybag is located at 16°29′N 74°47′E / 16.48°N 74.78°E.[2] It has an average elevation of 590 metres (1935 feet). This place is underdeveloped and is famous for its rich agriculture produce of banana and sugarcane.It has very old railway station which was made by Britishers to keep control on this territory which they used for military administrating office.


As of 2011 India census,[3] Raybag had a population of 18,984. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Raybag has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 60%. In Raybag, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "Karnataka elections: Raibag Assembly constituency". oneindia.com. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Raybag
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.

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