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In terms of area, Karnataka is the eighth biggest state in India. The capital of Karnataka is Bangalore or Bengaluru which is dubbed as the information technology capital of India.

The state forms a part of the Deccan Plateau. It shares its borders with the Arabian Sea in the west, Maharashtra in the north, Kerala in the southwest, Goa in the northwest, Tamil Nadu to the southeast and Andhra Pradesh to the east. The economy of the state is dependent on manganese, gold, coffee, oilseed, sandalwood and silk manufacturing.

More than 90% of the gold produced in India is produced in the southern part of Karnataka. Hospet and Bellary are the two districts in the state where manganese ore are predominantly excavated.

Karnataka holds the top rank in producing raw silk, coffee, and sandalwood oriented goods. The service sector of the state comprises Consultancies, Real Estate, Academic Institutions, Travel and Tourism, Insurance and Hotel Industry.

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A map of Karnataka shows that there are 30 districts in the state and they are as follows:

Bangalore Rural, Bagalkote, Belgaum, Bangalore Urban, Bidar, Bellary, Chamarajanagar, Bijapur, Chikkamagaluru, Chikkaballapur, Dakshina Kannada, Chitradurga, Dharwad, Davanagere, Gulbarga, Gadag, Haveri, Hassan, Kolar, Kodagu, Mandya, Koppal, Raichur, Mysore, Shimoga, Ramanagara, Udupi, Tumkur, Yadgir, and Uttara Kannada. All these districts come under four divisions and they are as follows:

Belgaum Division, Bangalore Division, Mysore Division, and Gulbarga Division.

Bangalore Division

Bangalore Rural, Bangalore Urban, Chitradurga, Chikkaballapur, Kolar, Davanagere, Shimoga, Ramanagara, and Tumkur districts

Belgaum division

Belgaum, Bagalkot, Dharwad, Bijapur, Haveri, Gadag, and Uttara Kannada districts.

Gulbarga Division

Bidar, Bellary, Koppal, Gulbarga, Yadgir, and Raichur districts.

Mysore Division

Chikamagalur, Chamarajanagar, Hassan, Dakshina Kannada, Mandya, Kodagu, Udupi, and Mysore districts.

Districts of Karnataka

Given below are the 30 districts of Karnataka and their major details:

District District CodeCreatedHeadquarters SubdivisionsArea Population (As of 2011)
Bagalkot BK08/15/97Bagalkot Badami, Bagalkot, Hungund, Bilgi, Mudhol, Jamkhandi,6,575 km2 (2,539 square mile)18,90,826
Bangalore Urban BN11/01/56BangaloreAnekal, Bangalore East, Bangalore North, Bangalore South2,208 km2 (853 square mile)95,88,910
Bangalore Rural BR08/15/86Bangalore]Doddaballapura Devanahalli Nelamangala Hoskote2,259 km2 (872 square mile)9,87,257
Belgaum BG11/01/56BelgaumBailahongal Athni Chikodi Belgaum Hukkeri Gokak Raybag Khanapur Saundatti Ramdurg13,415 km2 (5,180 square mile)47,78,439
Bellary BL11/01/56BellaryHospet Bellary Hoovina Kampli Kudligi Hadagalli Siruguppa Sanduru8,450 km2 (3,260 square mile)25,32,383
Bidar BD11/01/56BidarBidar Bhalki Basavakalyan Aurad Homnabad5,448 km2 (2,103 square mile)17,00,018
Bijapur BJ11/01/56BijapurIndi Bijapur Sindgi Muddebihal Bagevadi Basavana10,494 km2 (4,052 square mile)21,75,102
Chamarajanagar CJ08/15/97ChamarajanagarGundlupet Chamrajnagar Yelandur Kollegal5,101 km2 (1,970 square mile)10,20,962
Chikballapur 09/10/07Chikballapur Chikballapur Bagepalli Gauribidanur Chintamani Sidlaghatta Gudibanda4,524 km2 (1,747 square mile)12,54,377
Chikmagalur CK11/01/56Chikmagalur Kadur Chikmagalur Mudigere Koppa Sringeri Narasimharajapura Tarikere7,201 km2 (2,780 square mile)11,37,753
Chitradurga CT11/01/56Chitradurga Chitradurga Challakere Holalkere Hiriyur Molakalmuru Hosadurga8,440 km2 (3,260 square mile)16,60,378
Dakshina Kannada DK11/01/56Mangalore Beltangadi Bantwal Puttur Mangalore Sulya4,560 km2 (1,760 square mile)20,83,625
Davanagere DA08/15/97DavanagereDavanagere Channagiri Harpanahalli Harihar Jagalur Honnali5,924 km2 (2,287 square mile)19,46,905
Dharwad DH11/01/56Dharwad Hubli Dharwad Kundgol Kalghatgi Navalgund4,260 km2 (1,640 square mile)18,46,993
Gadag GA08/24/97GadagMundargi Gadag-Betigeri Nargund Shirhatti Ron4,656 km2 (1,798 square mile)10,65,235
Gulbarga GU11/01/56Gulbarga Aland Afzalpur Chitapur Chincholi Jevargi Gulbarga Sedam10,951 km2 (4,228 square mile)25,64,892
Hassan HS11/01/56Hassan Arkalgud Alur Belur Arsikere Hassan Channarayapattana Sakleshpur Holenarsipur6,814 km2 (2,631 square mile)17,76,221
Haveri HV08/24/97Haveri Hangal Byadgi Hirekerur Haveri Savanur Ranibennur Shiggaon4,823 km2 (1,862 square mile)15,98,506
Kodagu KD11/01/56Madikeri Somvarpet Madikeri Virajpet4,102 km2 (1,584 square mile)5,54,762
Kolar KL11/01/56KolarKolar Bangarapet Mulbagal Malur Srinivaspur3,969 km2 (1,532 square mile)15,40,231
Koppal KP08/24/97KoppalKoppal Gangawati Yelbarga Kushtagi7,189 km2 (2,776 square mile)13,91,292
Mandya MA29 August 1939 (1 November 1956)Mandya Maddur Krishnarajpet Mandya Malavalli Pandavapura Nagamangala Shrirangapattana4,961 km2 (1,915 square mile)18,08,680
Mysore MY 11/01/56MysoreHunsur Heggadadevana kote Mysore Nanjangud Krishnarajanagara T.Narsipur Piriyapatna6,854 km2 (2,646 square mile)29,94,744
Raichur RA11/01/56RaichurLingsugur Devadurga Raichur Manvi Sindhnur6,827 km2 (2,636 square mile)19,24,773
Ramanagara 09/10/07Ramanagara Kanakapura Channapatna Magadi Ramanagara3,556 km2 (1,373 square mile)10,82,739
Shimoga SH11/01/56Shimoga Hosanagara Bhadravati Shikaripura Sagar Sorab Shimoga Thirthahalli8,477 km2 (3,273 square mile)17,55,512
Tumkur TU11/01/56Tumkur Gubbi Chiknayakanhalli Kunigal Koratagere Pavagada Madhugiri Sira Tumkur Tiptur Turuvekere10,597 km2 (4,092 square mile)26,81,449
Udupi UD08/25/97Udupi Karkal Udupi Kundapura3,880 km2 (1,500 square mile)11,77,908
Uttara Kannada UK11/01/56Karwar Bhatkal Ankola Honnavar Haliyal Karwar Joida Mundgod Kumta Sirsi Siddapur Yellapur10,291 km2 (3,973 square mile)14,36,847
Yadgir 12/30/09Yadgir Shorapur Shahpur Yadgir5,273 km2 (2,036 square mile)11,72,985


Karnataka State Information

CapitalBengaluru
Date of formation1. Nov. 1973
GovernorHansraj Bhardwaj
Chief MinisterSiddaramaiah Gowda
Tourist attractionsMysore City Palace, Chamundi Hill, Stone Chariot in Hampi
FestivalsKar Hunnive, Hampi Utsav
Major dance and music formsSimha Nutrya, Yakshagana
Arts and craftsBidri; Chitragars' wood chiselling; specialised card game Ganjifa.
LanguagesKannada, Kodava, Tulu
Size1,91,791 sq. km
Population6,11,30,704
RiversKrishna, Tungabhadra, Cauvery, Kabini
Forests and wildlife sanctuariesBandipur WS, Nagarhole NP, Mudumalai NP
State animalElephant
State birdIndian roller
State flowerLotus
State treeSandal
Major cropsRice, jowar, coffee
FactoidsAnother name for Karnataka is Karunadu.
The central dome of Muhammad Adil Shah's tomb, the Gol Gumbaz of Bijapur, is the second largest in the world.


Last Updated on : March 8, 2014







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