District Hassan, home to the Hoysala dynasty, dominated most of South India at its height from 1000 to 1334 AD, from Beruru to the early capital and from Halebidu to the late capital. This district was named Hassan after the city's goddess and main goddess, Hersanamba. The history of the Hassan district is essentially the history of the two known dynasties that ruled Karnataka, the Western Ganga dynasty (AD 350 999) and the Hoysala dynasty (AD 1000 1334) in Karnataka.
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Hassan is the most famous of ancient temples such as Lakshminarsima Temple, Kedareshwar Temple and Hoysala Temple. They are a very good representation of Hassan's history and culture.
The total area of the district is 6845km2.
Hassan has a total of eight subdistricts.
There are a total of 359 villages in this area.
There are 11 cities in this area.
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