Capital : Bangalore
Bangalore is officially known as Bengaluru.
Statehood : 1 November 1956
The state was originally known as Mysore state and was renamed in the year 1973.
Area : 191,791 km2
Karnataka is the 7th largest state by area.
Population : 6.1 + crores
Based on 2011 census, population in Karnataka is more than 6.1 crores and ranks 8th position. Therefore the population density is 320 persons per square kilometer.
Language : Kannada
Below are the letters in Kannada:
ಅ ಆ ಇ ಈ ಉ ಊ ಋ ಎ ಏ ಐ ಒ ಓ ಔ
Number of Districts : 30
Below are the districts in Karnataka
- Bangalore Rural
- Dakshina Kannada
- Uttara Kannada
Vehicle registration code: KA
Literacy rate : 75%
According to 2011 census, Karnataka stands 16th in literacy rate.