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     Karnataka is a state in the south western part of India. Karnataka lies to the south of Goa and Maharashtra, to the west of Andhra Pradesh, to the north-west of Tamil Nadu and to the north of Kerala. It has a sea-coast of nearly 400 km  This State is the sixth largest State in India with Bangalore as Capital. Its Population as per 2001 census is 52,850,562. This state is divided into 27 Districts. There are 237 Towns,176 Panchayat Blocks, and 5653 Panchayat Villages in this State as per census figures of the year 2001.

Roads: There are 13 National Highways in Karnataka State. The total length is 3,967 km. Out of the 13 National Highways, 2 viz., NH.4 and NH.7 are handed over to National Highways Authority of India, New Delhi for improvements under the Golden Quadrilateral and North-South corridor respectively. The remaining 3,008 km comprising of 11 National Highways are improved / maintained by Government of India. The total length of State Highways is 9,590 km. Lengths of major district roads, municipal roads and other district and village roads are respectively 38,247 km, 8,366 km and 1,12,958 Km.

Railways: Rail network in Karnataka is 3,100 km, which includes broad gauge (2,450 km), meter gauge (350 km).

Aviation: Bangalore, Belgaum, Mangalore and Hubli are the main airports. Direct flight facilities to major cities of India are available from Bangalore. Some international flight activity already exists in the current HAL/Domestic Airport.

Ports: Karnataka has formulated a new port policy. The strategy adopted is to use private investment for the creation of port facilities, development of new sites and supporting infrastructure, maritime related industries, and coastal shipping and port facilities for power projects. The Karnataka Industrial Investment and Development Corporation has been appointed as nodal agency for implementation of this policy. A committee has been constituted to finalise the framework of agreement with private parties.

Karnataka has numerous Tourist attractions. The former princely capital Mysore with the Brindavan Gardens and Srirangapattana nearby, Sharavanabelgola with the famous monolithic statue of Gomateshwara (57 ft high), Belur, Halebid and Somnathpura with the famous Hoysala monuments; Badami, Aihole and Pattadkal for the 1,300 year old rock-cut and structural temples; Hampi, the famous open air museum (ancient Vijayanagar); Gulbarga, Bidar and Bijapur, renowned for their Indo-saracenic monuments; Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada Districts for beautiful beaches; Mangalore and Krwar for ports; Chitradurga, Bidar, Basavakalyan and Gulbarga with attractive forts; Bandipur National Park, Bannerghatta National Park are the play ground of Wild Life; Ranganthittu, Kokkre Bellur, Mandagadde, Gudavi, Attiveri are the famous bird sanctuaries; Jog, Sathodi, Shivanasamudra, Mogod, Gokak, Abbey, Unchalli. Irupu, Hebbe, Kalhatti are the mesmerising Falls; Madikeri, Kemmannugundi, B.R. Hills, Nandi Hills, Kudremukh, Kodachadri are the Picturesque Hill Stations. Dussehra, Hampi, Chalukya, Kadamba, Hoysala, Kodagu, Karaga festivals, are depicting art and culture of Karnataka. Kabini River Lodge, K. Gudi, Cauveri Fishing Camp, D handeli Wilderness Camp, Devbagh are the unique Eco-Tourism projects of Karnataka. Gokarna, Udupi, Dharmashala, Melukote, Gangappura, Saundatti, Kollur, Sringeri, Horanadu, Kalasa, Kukke Subramanya, Yediyur, Koodalasangama, Ulvi, Nanjangud are famous pilgrimage centres. Tourism Department has identified 215 tourist spots in the State. The capital city of Bangalore is also a tourist attraction with its famous huge granite structure. Vidhana Soudha and the beautiful Cubbon Park, and Lalbhag. Hampi and Pattadakal have been declared as World Heritage sites.

 

Vicas Directory > Regional > Asia > India > State: Karnataka >                   Districts:

 
  1. Bagalkot District
  2. Bangalore District
  3 Bangalore Rural District
  4. Belgaum District
  5. Bellary District
  6. Bidar District
  7. Bijapur District
  8. Chamrajnagar District
  9. Chickmagalur District
10. Chitradurga District
11. Dakshin Kannada District
12. Davangere District
13. Dharwad District
14. Gadag District
15. Gulbarga District
16. Hassan District
17. Haveri District
18. Kodagu District
19. Kolar District
20. Koppal District
21. Mandya District
22. Mysore District
23. Raichur District
24. Shimoga District
25. Tumkur District
26. Udupi District
27. Uttar Kannada District

 

Vicas Directory > Regional > Asia > India > State: Karnataka   >                   Cities and Towns:  

 

  1)  Bangalore, Population: 5,701,446
  2)  Mysore, Population: 799,228
  3)  Hubli-Dharwad, Population: 786,195
  4)  Mangalore, Population: 539,387
  5)  Belgaum, Population: 506,480
  6)  Gulbarga, Population: 430,265
  7)  Davanagere, Population: 364,523
    Bellary, Population: 316,766
  9)  Shimoga, Population: 274,352
10)  Bijapur, Population: 253,891
11)  Tumkur, Population: 248,929
12)  Raichur, Population: 207,421
13)  Bidar, Population: 174,257
14)  Hospet, Population: 164,240
15)  Bhadravati, Population: 160,662
16)  Robertson Pet, Population: 157,084
17)  Gadag-Betigeri, Population: 154,982
18)  Hassan, Population: 133,262
19)  Mandya, Population: 131,179
20)  Udupi, Population: 127,124
21)  Chitradurga, Population: 125,170
22)  Kolar, Population: 113,907
23)  Gangawati, Population: 101,392
24)  Chikmagalur, Population: 101,251
25)  Bagalkot, Population: 90,988
26)  Ranibennur, Population: 89,618
27)  Harihar, Population: 87,744
28)  Ramanagaram, Population: 79,394
29)  Karwar, Population: 75,038
30)  Dod Ballapur, Population: 71,606
31)  Rabkavi-Banhatti, Population: 70,248
32)  Gokak, Population: 67,170
33)  Shahabad, Population: 66,550
34)  Chintamani, Population: 65,493
35)  Sirsi, Population: 65,335
36)  Channapatna, Population: 63,577
37)  Sindhnur, Population: 61,262
38)  Chamarajanagar, Population: 60,558
39)  Yadgir, Population: 58,811
40)  Basavakalyan, Population: 58,785
41)  Nipani, Population: 58,081
42)  Jamkhandi, Population: 57,883
43)  Koppal, Population: 56,160
44)  Haveri, Population: 55,913
45)  Chik Ballapur, Population: 54,968
46)  Dandeli, Population: 53,290
47)  Tiptur, Population: 53,104
48)  Kollegal, Population: 52,607
49)  Ilkal, Population: 51,920
50)  Sagar, Population: 50,131
51)  Sira, Population: 50,088
52)  Challakere, Population: 49,067
53)  Hiriyur, Population: 48,806
54)  Nanjangud, Population: 48,232
55)  Puttur, Population: 48,070
56)  Kanakapura, Population: 47,060
57)  Arsikere, Population: 45,166
58)  Mulbagal, Population: 44,033
59)  Hunsur, Population: 43,900
60)  Shorapur, Population: 43,622
61)  Bail Hongal, Population: 43,225
62)  Siruguppa, Population: 42,919
63)  Mudhol, Population: 42,461
64)  Bhatkal, Population: 42,142
65)  Harapanahalli, Population: 41,907
66)  Sidlaghatta, Population: 41,098
67)  Athni, Population: 40,950
68)  Shahpur, Population: 38,907
69)  Bangarapet, Population: 38,703
70)  Saundatti-Yellamma, Population: 38,155
71)  Manvi, Population: 37,613
72)  Bantval, Population: 36,830
73)  Ramdurg, Population: 36,649
74)  Homnabad, Population: 36,517
75)  Hosakote, Population: 36,323
76)  Malavalli, Population: 35,851
77)  Savanur, Population: 35,563
78)  Kampli, Population: 35,380
79)  Aland, Population: 35,245
80)  Bhalki, Population: 35,093
81)  Wadi, Population: 34,714
82)  Channarayapatna, Population: 34,515
83)  Kumta, Population: 34,499
84)  Tarikere, Population: 34,066
85)  Guledgudda, Population: 33,991
86)  Lakshmeshwar, Population: 33,417
87)  Anekal, Population: 33,157
88)  Chikodi, Population: 32,823
89)  Nargund, Population: 32,561
90)  Sankeshwar, Population: 32,511
91)  Madikeri, Population: 32,496
92)  Sedam, Population: 31,539
93)  Shikarpur, Population: 31,516
94)  Indi, Population: 31,482
95)  Mahalingpur, Population: 30,858
96)  Kadur, Population: 30,814
97)  Krishnarajanagara, Population: 30,633
98)  Gauribidanur, Population: 30,537
99)  Kunigal, Population: 30,343
100)  Mudalgi, Population: 29,893
101)  Vijayapura, Population: 29,540
102)  Kundapura, Population: 28,591
103)  Basavana Bagevadi, Population: 28,560
104)  Gajendragarh, Population: 28,226
105)  Muddebihal, Population: 28,219
106)  Pavagada, Population: 28,068
107)  Malur, Population: 27,815
108)  Sindgi, Population: 27,732
109)  Sandur, Population: 27,614
110)  Lingsugur, Population: 27,306
111)  Hole Narsipur, Population: 27,024
112)  Chitapur, Population: 27,006
113)  Maddur, Population: 26,521
114)  Gundlupet, Population: 26,340
115)  Madhugiri, Population: 26,304
116)  Talikota, Population: 26,205
117)  Ankola, Population: 26,138
118)  Badami, Population: 25,847
119)  Mudbidri, Population: 25,713
120)  Annigeri, Population: 25,710
121)  Byadgi, Population: 25,663
122)  Nelamangala, Population: 25,287
123)  Karkal, Population: 25,116
124)  Magadi, Population: 25,031
125)  Hangal, Population: 25,009
126)  Chitgoppa, Population: 24,419
127)  Shiggaon, Population: 24,327
128)  Shrirangapattana, Population: 23,729
129)  Terdal, Population: 23,616
130)  Tekkalakote, Population: 23,583
131)  Hoovina Hadagalli, Population: 23,414
132)  Devanahalli, Population: 23,406
133)  Bannur, Population: 23,239
134)  Sakleshpur, Population: 23,176
135)  Srinivaspur, Population: 22,959
136)  Birur, Population: 22,702
137)  Kotturu, Population: 22,701
138)  Krishnarajpet, Population: 22,580
139)  Hosdurga, Population: 22,488
140)  Chiknayakanhalli, Population: 22,389
141)  Navalgund, Population: 22,202
142)  Devadurga, Population: 21,994
143)  Kudligi, Population: 21,849
144)  Kamalapuram, Population: 21,830
145)  Ron, Population: 21,643
146)  Kushtagi, Population: 21,183
147)  Haliyal, Population: 20,653
148)  Mundargi, Population: 20,363
149)  Bankapura, Population: 20,324
150)  Belur, Population: 20,228
151)  Sadalgi, Population: 20,202
152)  Bagepalli, Population: 20,119
153)  Hukeri, Population: 19,917
154)  Kudchi, Population: 19,843
155)  Afzalpur, Population: 19,335
156)  Jevargi, Population: 19,179
157)  Mudgal, Population: 19,116
158)  Shaktinagar, Population: 18,983
159)  Channagiri, Population: 18,512
160)  Pandavapura, Population: 18,310
161)  Mulgund, Population: 18,098
162)  Hungund, Population: 18,037
163)  Sulya, Population: 18,028
164)  Konnur, Population: 17,980
165)  Yellapur, Population: 17,923
166)  Honavar, Population: 17,824
167)  Kerur, Population: 17,217
168)  Chincholi, Population: 17,144
169)  Gurmatkal, Population: 16,923
170)  Kundgol, Population: 16,840
171)  Gubbi, Population: 16,805
172)  Naregal, Population: 16,685
173)  Khanapur, Population: 16,567
174)  Mulki, Population: 16,389
175)  Alnavar, Population: 16,290
176)  Shirhatti, Population: 16,208
177)  Mundgod, Population: 16,173
178)  Nagamangala, Population: 16,052
179)  Raybag, Population: 15,929
180)  Hirekerur, Population: 15,872
181)  Aurad, Population: 15,804
182)  Honnali, Population: 15,568
183)  Bilgi, Population: 15,454
184)  Virajpet, Population: 15,213
185)  Arkalgud, Population: 15,169
186)  Saligram, Population: 14,962
187)  Piriyapatna, Population: 14,924
188)  Tirthahalli, Population: 14,808
189)  Jagalur, Population: 14,744
190)  Hatti Gold Mines, Population: 14,722
191)  Kalghatgi, Population: 14,680
192)  Holalkere, Population: 14,574
193)  Siralkoppa, Population: 14,501
194)  Molakalmuru, Population: 14,133
195)  Siddapur, Population: 14,050
196)  Koratagere, Population: 13,655
197)  Turuvekere, Population: 13,281
198)  Kushalnagar, Population: 13,186
199)  Jog Falls, Population: 12,570
200)  Pudu, Population: 12,429
201)  Hatti, Population: 12,420
202)  Hebbagodi, Population: 12,296
203)  Heggadadevankote, Population: 12,045
204)  Yelbarga, Population: 11,442
205)  Gokak Falls, Population: 10,043
206)  Tirumakudal - Narsipur, Population: 9,927
207)  Mudigere, Population: 8,963
208)  Gudibanda, Population: 8,807
209)  Kurgunta, Population: 8,589
210)  Yelandur, Population: 8,585
211)  Krishnarajasagara, Population: 8,493
212)  Munirabad Project Area, Population: 8,115
213)  Kudremukh, Population: 8,102
214)  Bajpe, Population: 8,033
215)  Bommasandra, Population: 7,614
216)  Narasimharajapura, Population: 7,464
217)  Sorab, Population: 7,427
218)  Beltangadi, Population: 7,305
219)  Gonikoppal, Population: 7,267
220)  Somvarpet, Population: 7,220
221)  Kodiyal, Population: 6,731
222)  Donimalai Township, Population: 6,554
223)  Adyar, Population: 6,501
224)  Londa, Population: 6,273
225)  Dargajogihalli, Population: 6,172
226)  Alur, Population: 6,133
227)  Mallar, Population: 6,052
228)  Thumbe, Population: 5,561
229)  Kadigenahalli, Population: 5,474
230)  Koppa, Population: 5,113
231)  Mulur, Population: 5,056
232)  Hosanagara, Population: 5,043
233)  Ambikanagara, Population: 4,848
234)  Bhimarayanagudi, Population: 4,792
235)  Yenagudde, Population: 4,508
236)  Sringeri, Population: 4,249
237)  Adityapatna, Population: 4,236

 

 

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