Karnataka at a glance


Karnataka is located in the southern part of India. Here, Karnataka at a glance provides important information and figures about Karnataka. This is helpful for General Knowledge exams.

Karnataka at a glance
Particulars Description
Capital Bangalore
Established 1st Nov,1956
Largest City Bangalore
Latitude 15.3173° N
Longitude 75.7139° E
Area Total 191,791 km2
Districts 31
Revenue-divisions 4
Taluks 176
No. of Municipal Corporations 11
Total Towns 347
Villages 29,340
Total Population (Census 2011) 6,10,95,297
Male (Census 2011) 3,09,66,657
Female (Census 2011) 3,01,28,640
Density 320/km2
Literacy Rate -Total 75.36%
Literacy Rate -Male 82.47%
Literacy Rate -Female 68.08%
Highest peak Mullayana Giri (6,330 ft)
Official Language Kannada
State Mammal  Elephant
State Bird India Roller
State Flower Lotus
State Tree Sandalwood
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