Mundgod is a panchayat town in Uttara Kannada district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It lies en route to Hubli from Sirsi. It is a Main road town. It is at a distance of 132 km from the District headquarters i.e. Karwar. The town is bounded by Maje-Pur village in the north, Malagankoppa village in the south, Kyasanakeri village in the west, Kundergi and Nesargi village in the east. The Mundgod town is characterized by paddy fields. The land on either side of the Hubli-Sirsi road is very much suitable for development. To the northeast the town is surrounded by forest. It is suitable at an altitude of 564 mts, above the mean sea level. The climate of Mundgod is moderate except during the rainy season.Mundgod Town Panchayath has been divided into 16 wards and from each ward there will be representative of people. Latest council came into force on 18-02-2008. There are 16 elected members. Town limit is 11.99 sq km with population of 18,866 according to 2011 census. The number of residential houses remunerated by the town Panchayath is 5223. The main occupation of the people of Mundgod town is agriculture. Rice is the major crop. Mundgod is an important Trading Centre for Paddy.