Karnataka State Map

The wonderful location of rich colors, exotic wildlife, intrinsic cultures, greenery, flavors, high plains, well-planned structures and breathtaking beauty blends into one place called Karnataka. If one wants to discover amazing scenic beauty with variations in each location happening within a few km, then this state is the right choice. Feel dizzy at the winding roads with never-ending twists and turns on the hilly ranges, plunge in to deep waters of the rivers and streams amongst the lush green land strips, take a careless stroll on the long metal rods and get busy in the city traffic, escape in to the quietness of dark and dense forests and feel on top of the world at the roaring seaside of Karnataka if you wish to go in for a true vacation.

The Karnataka Maps would tell one that the state is located in the Deccan Plateau and has Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh as its neighboring states. The state has immense pride in the abundance of sandalwood, manganese, coffee, gold, and manufacture of silk. Also, the facts about Karnataka would reveal that over 90% of India’s total gold is produced in Karnataka in its southern side. Also, it leads to manganese production in two districts such as Bellary and Hospet which is very much rich in manganese ore.

The capital city, Bangalore, is a popular technical hub that has the best IT sector. There are over 30 districts in Karnataka which are divided into four divisions for administrative purposes such as Belgaum Division, Gulbarga Division, Mysore division, and Bangalore Division. The Cities in Karnataka are highly popular for each aspect they dominate and stay well connected with the other parts of the world through the well planned and closely-knit network of roadways, railways, airways, and waterways.

The major astounding fact about Karnataka is that the state is very rich in agricultural production which has helped it turn into a major producer of coffee and ragi in India. It also ranks fifth in oil production which is extracted from plant seeds. About 71% of the state’s population is engaged in agricultural activities that contribute to the country,s popularity among the masses. Also, minerals such as magnesite, limestone, china clay, manganese, copper, iron ore, and chromite are found in abundance. With many gardens, pilgrimage centers, beaches, ports, museums, rock-cut structures and monolithic statue this state has developed into a major area of tourist attraction.

Karnataka Map

Facts About Karnataka
Area 191,791 km2
Capital Bangalore
Languages Kannada
Literacy 75.60%
Population 61,130,704
Largest City Bangalore

List of all Districts in Karnataka

Code District Headquarters Population (2001) Area (km2)
BK Bagalkot Bagalkot 1,652,232 6,583
BR Bangalore Rural Bangalore 1,877,416 5,815
BN Bangalore Urban Bangalore 6,523,110 2,190
BG Belgaum Belgaum 4,207,264 13,415
BL Bellary Bellary 2,025,242 8,439
BD Bidar Bidar 1,501,374 5,448
BJ Bijapur Bijapur 1,808,863 10,517
CJ Chamarajnagar Chamarajanagar 964,275 5,102
CK Chikkaballapur Chikkaballapur 54,938  
CK Chikkamagaluru Chikmagalur 1,139,104 7,201
CT Chitradurga Chitradurga 1,510,227 8,437
DK Dakshina Kannada Mangalore 1,896,403 4,559
DA Davanagere Davangere 1,789,693 5,926
DH Dharwad Dharwad 1,603,794 4,265
GA Gadag Gadag-Betageri 971,955 4,651
GU Gulbarga Gulbarga 3,124,858 16,224
HS Hassan Hassan 1,721,319 6,814
HV Haveri Haveri 1,437,860 4,825
KD Kodagu Madikeri 545,322 4,102
KL Kolar Kolar 2,523,406 8,223
KP Koppal Koppal 1,193,496 7,190
MA Mandya Mandya 1,761,718 4,961
MY Mysore Mysore 2,624,911 6,854
RA Raichur Raichur 1,648,212 6,839
RM Ramanagara Ramanagara 79,365  
SH Shimoga Shimoga 1,639,595 8,495
TU Tumkur Tumkur 2,579,516 10,598
UD Udupi Udupi 1,109,494 3,879
UK Uttara Kannada Karwar 1,353,299 10,291
YG Yadgir Yadgir  


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