Guledgudda is a town in Badami Taluk earlier but now Guledgudda is taluk
in Bagalkot district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
As of 2001 India census, Guledgudda had a population of 33,991. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Guledgudda has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 55%. In Guledgudda, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Guledgudd is also considered as South India's Rajasthan as the place is virtually influenced by the local Marwaris.
Guledgudd is well organised ameture drama plays during temple festivals called Jathre
The town is famous for its handloom saaries and silk blouse, which are traditionally worn by woman in southern states of India. Manufacturers of pure silk are V.V.Banni & Rati.This is also famous for a sweet called Jalebi and Rabadi which will be available only during winter season. One can enjoy Bhaji, especially mirchi bhaji at almost every corner of the town. Guledgudd is famous for its jewellery since a century. The town is known for its purity of gold ever since it belonged to Bijapur district. However it comes in Bagalkot district since 1991. Sheelvant and Kadel being the top two Jewellers in the town and it's famous for poultry farm too,from last two decades it is providing employment opportunities to local unskilled people, which is run by Katwa, Singri and other reputed family's.
Guledgudd is famous for a magic mystery seen in 'Jagdish temple' and 'Balaji Temple' also called as atka. It is a town known for its culture and tradition. People have appealed to consider the town as a Taluka place (current Taluka - Badami) The request is still under process and is expected to be declared as a Taluka by 2015.
Guledgudd city is being known world wide because of Shri Krishna Yogashram() which came into existence before 21 years. Millions of people of all over the world rush towards Guledgudd to learn yogic techniques and to consult for their various physical and mental ailments.