Uttara Kannada is a district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is bordered via the nation of Goa and Belagavi District to the north, Dharwad District and Haveri District to the east, Shivamogga District and Udupi District to the south, and the Arabian Sea to the west. The metropolis of Karwar is the administrative headquarters of the district. Sirsi, Dandeli and Bhatkal are other fundamental towns within the district. The district has 2 agroclimatic divisions, namely: The first known dynasty from Uttar Kannada District are Chutus of Banavasi.
Uttara Kannada become the house of the Kadamba country from the 350 to 525. They ruled from Banavasi. After the subjugation of the Kadambas with the aid of the Chalukyas, the district got here underneath successive rule of empires like Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Hoysalas and Vijayanagar empire. Famous Moroccan tourist Ibn Battuta is stated to have stayed for a time in the district underneath the protection of Nawayath Sultan Jamal Al-Din at Hunnur.
This location is currently known as Hosapattana and is positioned inside the city of Honnavar. Ruins of an antique mosque and its minaret can nonetheless be seen within the village. The district got here beneath the rule of thumb of Maratha Empire within the 1750s and later part of Mysore Kingdom, who ceded it to the British at the realization of the Fourth Mysore War in 1799. It changed into initilally a part of Kanara district in Madras Presidency. The district became divided to North and South Kanara districts in 1859.