All articles related to districts in Karnataka. Ideally each district should be competing with other districts to become the most prosperous one. Read more about districts here.

Mangalore District

Mangalore is 357 Kms from Bangalore. It is located near the back waters formed by the converging Netravathi and Gurpur rivers. Mangalore is well connected by rail, road and air to Bangalore. The city has acquired importance due to the completion of new Mangalore port. Among the notable industries are beedi, fishing, tiles, cashew and […]

Mysore District

Mysore city was the capital of the old royal Mysore province. The word Mysore expands to “Mahishasurana Ooru” which means the town of Mahishasura. To the people of India the word Mysore is synonymous with Sandalwood, silk and fine inlay-work using ivory. It is the home of incense sticks (agarbathi) dipped in sandalwood oil perfume […]

Dharwad District

The twin cities of Hubli-Dharwad are located at a distance of around 430 kms from Bangalore the capital of Karnataka state. The climate is hot and wet during the summer and rainy seasons and pleasant during winter. The twin cities have a history behind them dating back to the Hoysala period. Dharwad is the administrative […]

Coorg District

Rafting in Coorg

Coorg district is one of the smallest districts of Karnataka in size but is among the most beautiful. It is often called the Kashmir of Karnataka for it’s cool weather and natural beauty. This small district if home to 260,000 people and is as well known for its coffee and tea estates, as for its […]

Bidar District

Geographically, Bidar is about 80 miles from Hyderabad – the capital of Andhra Pradesh. It is at a similar distance from the district of Gulbarga . It is 735 kms from Bangalore. Bidar district is a dry place and is one of the worst draught-prone districts’ in Karnataka. The district headquarter, Bidar, is a small […]

Belgaum District

Belgaum district is one of the fastest growing cities in the northwest part of Karnataka. Belgaum district borders two states, Maharashtra and Goa. Belgaum is accessible via air from Bombay and Bangalore. Belgaum has several large industries, important among them is the INDAL Aluminium Factory. Belgaum is famous for the sweets and locally made ice […]

Bangalore District

Today Bangalore is the fastest growing city in Asia with a burgeoning population of nearly four million. It is a city for all seasons. Come any time of the year – Bangalore is beautiful. Bangalore has a moderate climate throughout the year due to its elevation (1000m). It is also blessed with a large number […]

Districts in Karnataka

Karnataka ( Map ) has 27 districts [something like counties in the US]. Unfortunately Census Commission doesn’t have the correct figure. Bangalore Urban ( Map ) Bangalore Rural ( Map ) includes Nelamangala, Devanahalli (including assembly segment Doddaballapur), Hoskote (including assembly segment Varthur) and Anekal Bagalakot  ( Map ) Belgaum ( Map ) Bellary  ( Map ) Bidar ( Map ) Bijapur  ( Map ) […]