This village is located at a distance of 10 km from Sagar on the Sagar-Honnavar road and is adjacent to the Bangalore-Honnavar highway. The village has a bus stop in the vicinity and the railway station is 3 kilometers away in Talguppa.
The village houses approximately 120 families with a population of nearly 700 people. The traditional form of housing of tiled roofs is distinct. Agriculture is the major occupation, with secondary occupations like trading, and service. The important crops grown here are arecanut, coconut, paddy, sugarcane, groundnut and banana. The village has a primary school for children which is located at a distance of 1 km from the village and a high school which is located at a distance of 3 km from the village.
Forest type around the village is moist deciduous to semi-evergreen. Geographically the terrain includes gently sloping forest hills. The villagers practice conservation in about 40 ha of the forest since it is considered sacred by the local villagers. Locally, this sacred grove is called adergudde. Major species present in the forest include hunal, matti, honne, nandi, sandalwood and bamboo.