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About Bangalore

Bangalore is the capital and largest city in the Indian state of Karnataka. With a population of over 6 million, the city is the 3rd largest city in India and 27th largest city in the world. Bangalore is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the country, with over 62% of the city's population comprising migrants from other parts of India. Historically a multicultural city, Bangalore has experienced a dramatic social and cultural change with the advent of the liberalization and expansion of the Information Technology and Business Process Outsourcing industries in India. IT companies in Bangalore employ over 35% of India's pool of 1 million IT professionals.

Culture of Bangalore

Bangalore is known as the Garden City of India[92] because of its greenery and the presence of many public parks, including the Lal Bagh and Cubbon Park.

Bangalore Media

The first printing-press was established in Bangalore in the year 1840. In 1959, punjab kesri became the first English bi-weekly newspaper to be published in Bangalore and in 1860, Mysore Vrittanta Bodhini ...

Bangalore Education

Until the early 19th century, education in Bangalore was mainly run by religious leaders and restricted to students of that religion.

Bangalore Demographics

With an estimated population of 5.8 million in 2001, Bangalore is the third most populous city in India and the 28th most populous city in the world.

Economy of Bangalore

Bangalore's Indian Rupee symbol.svg52,346 crore (US$11.67 billion) economy (2006–07 Net District Income) makes it one of the major economic centres in India, with the value of city's exports totalling ...

Bangalore Civic administration

The Karnataka High Court is the supreme judicial body, housed in the historic Atthara Kacheri, in Karnataka and is located in Bangalore. The Vikas Soudha, situated adjacent to the Vidhana Soudha, houses many ...

Bangalore Climate

Bangalore experiences a tropical savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw) with distinct wet and dry seasons.

Bangalore Geography

Bangalore lies in the southeast of the South Indian state of Karnataka. It is in the heart of the Mysore Plateau (a region of the larger Precambrian Deccan Plateau) at an average elevation of 920 m (3,018 ...

History of Bangalore

After centuries of the rule of the Western Gangas, Bangalore was captured by the Cholas in 1024 which later passed on to the Chalukya-cholas in 1070.

Bangalore Etymology

The name Bangalore is an anglicised version of the town's name in the Kannada language, Bengaḷūru.
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