Dr. MS Kurani
The study of land use and land values of the in urban centers have gained importance as a themes for research in urban geography. The land use is result of various socio-economic activities performed in the urban centers, the cultural level of the people and the characteristics of the population in the surrounding regions. The land use in city is a dynamic phenomenon influenced by the location of the city, the nature of socio-economic activities, resources, transportation facilities, around the urban centers.
The present study is aims at to know the changing scenario of land use pattern and land value in Belagavi city. Belagavi city is fifth biggest and fastest growing city among the cities of Karnataka state and which is located in south western part of Belagavi district and extended between 15 - 15’ north latitude to 74 -31’ east longitude at an height of 710 mtrs above the mean sea level.
The required data for present study have been obtained by both primary and secondary sources. The collected data have been classified, processed and presented in the form of charts, maps and graphs by applying cartographic methods.
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