|Area:||740 square kilometers|
|Altitude:||3000 ft. above sea level|
|Geographical Location:||Latitudinal Parallels: 12 degree 8′ N|
Longitudinal Meridians: 77 degree 37′ E
|Climate:||March to May (warmest months)|
December to January (coldest months)
June to September (rainy – South-West Monsoon)
November to December (rainy – North-East Monsoon)
|Rainfall:||Average annual rainfall: 859 mm|
Primary rainy season: June – September (South-West Monsoon)
Secondary rainy season: November – December (North-East Monsoon)
|Temperature:||Maximum: 33 degree C|
Minimum: 14 degree C
|Language:||Regional Language: Kannada, English, Hindi, Telugu and Tamil are widely spoken and understood|
|Lakes in Bangalore||Sankey Lake, Ulsoor Lake and Yediyur|
|Flowering Trees of Bangalore||Jacaranda, Gulmohar or Mayflower, Parijatha, Moulmein Rosewood, Hibiscus, Tabebuia, Silk Cotton and Indian Coral.|
|Public Transport||Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation, 1 lakh Autorickshaws|
|Private Taxi Service||See useful phone numbers|
|Peak Pollution Levels||SO2: 8 Microgram/Metre Cube|
SPM: 362 Microgram/Metre Cube
* Sulphur Dioxide
|Per Capita Income||About Rs 50,000 per annum|
|Rents (commercial)||Rs70-200 per sq.ft/month|
|Peak Power Demand||6,700 MW|
|Peak Power Supply||5,780 MW|
|Peak Deficit||900 MW|
|Power Tariffs Domestic||Rs 1.85-2.90 per unit|
|Power Tarrifs Commercial||Rs 5.005-6 per unit|
|Power Tarrifs Industrial||Rs 3.30-4.05 per unit|
|Total Water Supply||950 million litres per day|
|Per Capita Water Supply||147 Litres per day|
- Bangalore has the impeccable record of highest growh within a span of 20 years [as of 2005]
- Bangalore has the highest number of 2-wheelers in the world.
- Bangalore has the dubious reputation for the highest 2-wheeler thefts.
- Bangalore has the highest number of breweries in the world.
- Bangalore has the highest number of public sectors and government organisations in India.
- Bangalore has the highest density of traffic in the world.
- Bangalore is considered the fashion capital of the East comparable to Paris.
- Bangalore has the highest number of Anglo-Indians in India.
- Bangalore was the first city in India to receive electricity.
- Bangalore is considered an antipode of Boston, in terms of IT.
- Bangalore has produced the highest number of professionals in USA – almost 60% of Indian population abroad are from Bangalore.
- Bangalore’s Lalbagh botanical gardens is credited to have one of the most diverse man made collection of flora.
- Bangalore has produced the maximum number of models from a specific area.
- Bangalore has produced the maximum international sportsmen in India for all sports ahead of even Mumbai & Delhi.
- Bangalore has produced the maximum number of scientists considered for Nobel Prize nominations (from India).
- Bangalore is the only city in India with maximum number of temples, mosques, churches & gurdwaras.
- Bangalore University produces maximum number of doctors in India.
- Bangalore has the richest people in India. The line of poverty is the least of all cities of the world.
- Bangalore was founded in 2nd Century and still has the same infrastructure drainage & sanitary systems – the oldest in the world.