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Karnataka, one of India's southern states has historically been known for being home to some of the most powerful dynasties and empires of ancient and medieval India.
The state has also been known for contributing significantly to the social-religious movement and writers in the Kannada language have received the most number of Jnanpith Awards in India. Bangalore, or Bengaluru, is the capital of Kannada and is known as the Silicon Valley of India, due to it being the hub of the IT industry in the country. Karnataka has a population of 61,130,704 (2011 census) and the state is spread over an area of 191,791 km sq

Districts and Administration in Karnataka: For revenue and administration purposes, Karnataka has further been divided into 30 districts, 4 revenue divisions, 49 sub-divisions, 175 taluks and 745 revenue circles. The administration in each district is headed by a Deputy Commissioner, who belongs to the Indian Administrative Service; he/she also gets assistance from officers from the Karnataka State Services. The Deputy Commissioner of Police, an official from the Indian Police Service, is responsible for the law and order of the district. An officer from the Indian Forest Service also tales part in the running of the state. Sectoral development in each district is headed by the Public Works Department, health, education, agriculture, animal husbandry etc.

Tourism in Karnataka: Karnataka has various tourist spots, which include beautifully sculpted ancient temples, forests and beaches. Karnataka has many national parks, including the Bandipur National Park, Bannerghatta National Park and the Nagarhole National Park. The beautiful Western Ghats are home to places like Madikeri and Agumbe, famous for their scenic beauty. The ruins of the Vijayanagara Empire at Hampi are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Gol Gumbaz is an excellent example of the Deccan Sultanate style of architecture. Karnataka is home to the Jog Falls, India's tallest single-tiered waterfall. Recently, Karnataka has become a popular destination for health care tourism and hospitals in Karnataka receive around 8000 health care tourists every year.

List of Districts of Karnataka:



DistrictHeadquartersPopulation (Census 2001)Area
BagalkotBagalkot1,651,8926,575
Bangalore UrbanBangalore6,537,1242,208
Bangalore RuralBangalore850,9682,259
BelgaumBelgaum4,214,50513,415
BellaryBellary2,027,1408,450
BidarBidar1,502,3735,448
BijapurBijapur1,806,91810,494
ChamarajanagarChamarajanagar965,4625,101
ChikballapurChikballapur1,149,0074,524
ChikmagalurChikmagalur1,140,9057,201
ChitradurgaChitradurga1,517,8968,440
Dakshina KannadaMangalore1,897,7304,560
DavanagereDavanagere1,790,9525,924
DharwadDharwad1,604,2534,260
GadagGadag971,8354,656
GulbargaGulbarga2,174,74210,951
HassanHassan1,721,6696,814
HaveriHaveri1,439,1164,823
KodaguMadikeri548,5614,102
KolarKolar1,387,0623,969
KoppalKoppal1,196,0897,189
MandyaMandya1,763,7054,961
MysoreMysore2,641,0276,854
RaichurRaichur1,669,7626,827
RamanagaraRamanagara1,030,5463,556
ShimogaShimoga1,642,5458,477
TumakuruTumakuru2,584,71110,597
UdupiUdupi1,112,2433,880
Uttara KannadaKarwar1,353,64410,291
YadgirYadgir956,1805,273


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Last Updated on : December 11, 2013



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