The Garden city of India founded by Vijaynagar chieftan Kempe Gowda more than 450 years ago. he called the place 'Benda Kaluooru' (place of baked beans ) and this in time transformed into Bangalore. In the 18th century it was the stronghold of Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan. Bangalore is the capital city of Karnataka state. Bangalore has changed dramatically over the years. This most beautiful garden city has well - laid out parks, gardens, long avenues of blossoming trees, old and new Buildings, Museum, Theatre, above all the Cultured People. The country’s best scientific institutions are located here. The City is also known as the ‘Silicon Valley’ of India. It is emerging as the hi-tech capital of India. Bangalore is situated at an altitude of 1000 meter above sea level and is a completely planned city known for its beautiful surroundings and a very pleasant climate.
The city has several institutions of Learning and Research. Many of them such as the Indian Institute of Science, Raman Research Institute , National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences, Institute of Woos Science and Technology, Indian Plywood Industries Research & Training Institute, National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore University have worldwide acclaim. The high-tech industries such as Aerospace, Electronics, Computers and now fast spreading software have made Bangalore their home due to easy access to a vast pool of scientists and engineers in the city. In the area of art and culture too, the city boasts of a rich heritage and tradition and has several schools of classical music and dance.
Population : 6,523,110 (2001) Language: Kannada, Tamil, Telugu
Area: 11819 sq.km. Literacy: 83.91%
Industries: Aircraft , Electronic , Engineering, Liquor, Machine Tools, Sandalwood and Ivory Handicraft, Silk, Telephone, Textiles, Watches
Temperature : Summer - Max. : 35, Min. : 20; Winter - Max. : 28, Min. : 14
Rainfall :86 cms (June and October).
Season :Throughout the year. (Sep. to April is the Best time)
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