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About Karnataka

Karnataka is a land of World Heritage Sites in India. Karnataka is situated in south-west region of India. It came into existence from 1 November 1956 and before 1973 it was used to be known as the State of Mysore. Bengaluru, the capital as well as the largest city of Karnataka, is the IT powerhouse of India.

The extreme of west of Karnataka is a long coastline of Arabian Sea and Laccadive Sea. It shares its state borders with Goa in the north-west and Maharashtra in the north. Towards the east of Karnataka lies Andhra Pradesh. The south-east and south-west boundaries of Karnataka divide it from Tamil Nadu and Kerala respectively.

Being the fifth most popular state of India for tourism, it is visited by thousands of tourists every year. Karnataka Tours bring people closer to the history and culture of India. Large numbers of historically and culturally significant monuments are there in Karnataka. That is why sightseeing is the most popular of all the tourists’ Activities In Karnataka.

The information provided in a good Karnataka Travel Guide is all available here. Using this information will be of great help in planning Karnataka Tours. The heritage sites in Karnataka can never be missed out while holidaying in Karnataka.


Capital’s Calling Code :

+91 80

Currency :

Indian Rupee

Time Zone :

UTC+05:30

Area :

191,791 km²

Capital : Bangalore (Garden city of India).
Population :

61,130,704

Languages : Languages Spoken : Kannada, Tulu, Konkani, Kodava, Hindi and English.
Best Time to Visit : : September to February.
Climate : Summer (March to June) - Warm. Monsoon (July to September) - Warm. Winter (October to February) - Cool.
People of Karnataka : The People of Karnataka represent a harmonious blend of native communities and people who have migrated from neighbouring states. Known for their amiable and friendly nature, the Karnataka people have proven to be great hosts for visiting tourists. People from the neighbouring states, viz., Marathas, Tamils, Malayalis, have co-existed peacefully with their indigenous counterparts and have contributed to the growth of their adopted homeland. In recent years, due to the rapid development of the IT industry, young professionals from different parts of the country have made Karnataka their homeland. The Kodavas of Coorg are one of the prominent ethnic tribes and are known as a warrior race. Throughout ages, the Kodavas have preserved and nurtured their distinctive cultural traits.