Karnataka at a glance
Karnataka is a state located in the southern region of India, known for its rich cultural heritage and economic development. The capital city is Bengaluru, and the largest city is Bengaluru. The official language is Kannada, and the population as of 2021 census is approximately 64 million.
The economy of Karnataka is diverse and robust, with agriculture, industry and services sectors playing an important role. The state is known for its software industry, biotechnology, and aerospace industry, and it's also a major producer of coffee, silk, and sandalwood. The state has a well-developed infrastructure, including good road and rail networks and an international airport in Bengaluru.
Karnataka is known for its rich cultural heritage and history. The state is home to a variety of festivals, arts, and traditions that reflect the diversity of its population. Karnataka is famous for its historical sites such as the Mysore palace, the Gol Gumbaz and the Hampi UNESCO World Heritage site.
Here, Karnataka at a glance provides important information and figures about Karnataka. This is helpful for General Knowledge exams.
|Area Total||191,791 km2|
|No. of Municipal Corporations||11|
|Total Population (Census 2011)||6,10,95,297|
|Male (Census 2011)||3,09,66,657|
|Female (Census 2011)||3,01,28,640|
|Literacy Rate -Total||75.36%|
|Literacy Rate -Male||82.47%|
|Literacy Rate -Female||68.08%|
|Highest peak||Mullayana Giri (6,330 ft)|
|State Bird||India Roller|
|Airport||Bengaluru, Mangalore, Belagavi, Hubballi-Dharwad, Kalaburagi, Bidar,Vijayanagara, Mysuru|
|Lok Sabha Constituency||28|
|Rajya Sabha Seat||12|
|Vidhan Sabha Constituency||Council : 75, Assembly : 224|