The Census 2011 Urban agglomeration and cities – provisional population totals data has been released and the growth of Belgaum is not in tune with other cities in the state.
Belgaum (Municipal Corporation area) population is 488292 and the Belgaum UA(Urban Agglomerations) population is 610189.
The Belgaum UA(Urban Agglomerations) constituents of Belgaum (M Corp.), Goundawad (Part) Shindoli (Part), Belgaum Cantonment, Kakati, Hindalgi, Kangrali (BK), Kangrali, Mutga, Benakanahalli, Peeranwadi, Machche.
Hubli-Dharwad has added just 1.57 lakh to its population during the last decade.
In Karnataka the UA in terms of population:
Hubli-Dharwad (M Corp.)
The growth of Bangalore has been exponential and in the past decade Bangalore added 57.01 lakh people.