'Koppa' kashmir of Karnataka is a panchayat town in Chikkamagaluru district in the Indian state of Karnataka. The town is famously known as kashmir of Karnataka and also its famous for Arecanut,coffee and Tea estates. Arabica and Robusta varieties of coffee are grown here.. Koppa encovers 22 Gram Panchayats, one Town Panchayat and 3 Hobilis. Megunda Hobili is famous for Coffee. A no. of tea processing centres - in Bappunji (Devon Plantation and Industries Ltd), Karkikonda, Koradihitlu, Alageshwara, Balanur have made this taluk famous for Tea, BHANDIGADI for arecanut and paddy and also for shakatapuram shree mutt.