Karnataka state map:

Karnataka state capital city is Bangalore (Bengaluru). The total area of the state is 191,791 Km.Sq. According to recent census the total population of the state was 5,28,50562 among them male population is 2,68,98918 and female population is 2,59,51644. Sex ratio of the state is 973 females per 1000 males and literacy rate is 75.36 %.

Karnataka state vehicle registration code is KA.

Chief Minister of the state is Siddaramaiah and Governor is Vajubhai Vala.

Electricity board in Karnataka:

  • Regulatory Commission - Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC)
  • Generating Companies - Karnataka Power Corporation Limited
  • Transmission Companies - Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited
  • Distribution Companies - Banglore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM), Manglore Electricity Supply Company (MESCOM), Hubli Electricity Supply Company (HESCOM), Gulberga Electricity Supply Company (GESCOM), Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Company (CESCOM)

Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1 to 30 units = Rs.3.0 per unit
  • 31 to 100 units = Rs.4.40 per unit
  • 101 to 200 units = Rs.5.90 per unit
  • 201 and above units = Rs.6.90 per unit

Quick Facts:

State Karnataka
Meaning of Karnataka Lofty Land
Country India
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
State Formation Day Thursday, November 01, 1956
Capital City Bangalore (Bengaluru)
People of the state called as Kannadiga, Karnatakan
Area 191,791 Km.sq
Population 5,28,50562
Male Population 2,68,98918
Female Population 2,59,51644
Females per 1000 Males 973
Literacy Rate 75.36 %
State Vehicle Registration Code KA
Languages Kannada
No. of districts 30
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah
Governor Vajubhai Vala
Assembly Constituencies 225
Parliamentary Constituencies 28
State Animal Indian Elephant
State Flower Lotus
State Bird Indian Roller
State Tree Sandal Wood
Important Festivals of the state:

Yugadi, Dussehra, Makara Snakranthi, Karaga, Hampi Festival, Hoysala Mahotsava, Vairamudi, Tula Sankramana, Diwali, Eid-ul-Adha, Muharrum, Eid-ul-Fitr are the major festivals celebrated in Karnataka state.

Top tourist places in Karnataka:

Bangalore, Mysore, Coorg, Chikmagalur, Madikeri, Mangalore, Dandelli, Murudeshwara, Bandipur National Park, Gokarna, Hampi, Shimoga, Kollur, Udupi, Sringeri, Kukke-Subrahmanya, Kabini, Nandi Hills, karwarm Hospet, Dharmasthala, Hubli, Sakleshpur, Srirangapatna, Badami, Jog Falls, Belgaum, Hassan, Kemmanagundi, Nagarhole National Park, Malpe, Bheemeshwari, Kolar, Kundapur, Gulbarga, Davangere, Chitradurga, Halebid and Belur, Bellary, Bijapur, Kudremukh, BR Hills, Maravanthe, Devbagh, Hesaraghatta, Agumbe, Dharwad, Talkad, Tumkur, Virajpet, Mekedatu, Bidar, Shivanasamundra (Shivasamudram) water falls, Surathkal, Raichur, Aihole, Kakkabe, Bagalkot, Yellapur, Mandya, Pattadakal, Chamarajanagar, Moodabidri, Dubare, Banavasi, Batkal, Banvasi, Koppal, Sravanabelagola, Karkala, Yana, Gadag, Haveri, Shivgange, Toranagallu, Shivgiri, Siddapur, Saundatti are the major tourist attractions of the state.

Agriculture:

Rice, Ragi, Jowar, Maize, Pulses, Oilseeds, Cashews, coconut, arecanut, cardamom, chillies, cotton, sugarcane and tobacco are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the state.

Important Rivers of the state:

Kaveri, Tungabhadra, Krishna, Malaprabha and the Sharavathi are the major rivers that flow in Karnataka.

Karnataka Cuisine:

Ajethna, Akki rotti, Basundi, Benne dose, Bisi Bele Bath, Bombay rava, Bonda, Byadagi chilli, Chapati, Chiroti, Chitranna, Churmuri, Dalithoy, Dharwad pedha, Dosa, Enne gai, Jhunka, Jolada rotti, Karadantu, Kori rotti, Kosambari, Maddur vada, Mangalore bajji, Mangalorean Bangude Masala, Mitra Samaja, Mysore pak, Narsobawadi Basundi, Neer dosa, Oondees, Papadum, Ragi mudde, Ragi rotti, Rasam, Rava dosa, Rava idli, Surnoli, Thumbuli, Upma, Upsaaru, Uttapam, Vada are few of the many varieties of Karnataka.

Demographics:

Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala are the neighbouring states of Karnataka.

Districts in the state and their information is given below.

District Population Male Female
Bagalkot 1890826 952902 937924
Bangalore 9588910 5025498 4563412
Bangalore Rural 987257 507514 479743
Belgaum 4778439 2427104 2351335
Bellary 2532383 1280402 1251981
Bidar 1700018 870850 829168
Bijapur 2175102 1112953 1062149
Chamarajanagar 1020962 513359 507603
Chikkaballapura 1254377 637504 616873
Chikmagalur 1137753 567483 570270
Chitradurga 1660378 843411 816967
Dakshina Kannada 2083625 1032577 1051048
Davanagere 1946905 989602 957303
Dharwad 1846993 939127 907866
Gadag 1065235 538477 526758
Gulbarga 2564892 1307061 1257831
Hassan 1776221 885807 890414
Haveri 1598506 819295 779211
Kodagu 554762 274725 280037
Kolar 1540231 779401 760830
Koppal 1391292 701479 689813
Mandya 1808680 909441 899239
Mysore 2994744 1511206 1483538
Raichur 1924773 966493 958280
Ramanagara 1082739 548060 534679
Shimoga 1755512 879817 875695
Tumkur 2681449 1354770 1326679
Udupi 1177908 562896 615012
Uttara Kannada 1436847 727424 709423
Yadgir 1172985 591104 581881
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Abhyudaya Cooperative Bank Limited 5
2 Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank 1
3 Allahabad Bank 57
4 Andhra Bank 99
5 Axis Bank 160
6 B N P Paribas 1
7 Bank Of America 1
8 Bank Of Baroda 110
9 Bank Of India 121
10 Bank Of Maharashtra 62
11 Bank Of Tokyo Mitsubishi Limited 1
12 Bharat Cooperative Bank Mumbai Limited 16
13 Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited 3
14 Canara Bank 1015
15 Catholic Syrian Bank Limited 16
16 Central Bank Of India 125
17 Citi Bank 2
18 City Union Bank Limited 26
19 Corporation Bank 501
20 Credit Agricole Corporate And Investment Bank Calyon Bank 1
21 DCB Bank Limited 4
22 Dena Bank 59
23 Deustche Bank 1
24 Development Bank Of Singapore 2
25 Dhanalakshmi Bank 10
26 Federal Bank 103
27 HDFC Bank 274
28 HSBC Bank 3
29 ICICI Bank Limited 234
30 IDBI Bank 168
31 Indian Bank 99
32 Indian Overseas Bank 270
33 Indusind Bank 65
34 ING Vysya Bank 151
35 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 6
36 Kallappanna Awade Ichalkaranji Janata Sahakari Bank Limited 4
37 Karnataka Bank Limited 437
38 Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank 589
39 Karur Vysya Bank 48
40 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 36
41 Laxmi Vilas Bank 42
42 Mizuho Corporate Bank Limited 1
43 NKGSB Cooperative Bank Limited 8
44 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 45
45 Pragathi Krishna Gramin Bank 660
46 Punjab And Maharshtra Cooperative Bank 14
47 Punjab And Sind Bank 12
48 Punjab National Bank 82
49 Ratnakar Bank Limited 22
50 Reserve Bank Of India 2
51 Saraswat Cooperative Bank Limited 18
52 South Indian Bank 45
53 Standard Chartered Bank 3
54 State Bank Of Bikaner And Jaipur 8
55 State Bank Of Hyderabad 201
56 State Bank Of India 765
57 State Bank Of Mysore 867
58 State Bank Of Patiala 13
59 State Bank Of Travancore 44
60 Syndicate Bank 790
61 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited 13
62 The Cosmos Co Operative Bank Limited 4
63 The Karanataka State Cooperative Apex Bank Limited 58
64 The Royal Bank Of Scotland N V 2
65 The Shamrao Vithal Cooperative Bank 59
66 The Vishweshwar Sahakari Bank Limited 1
67 TJSB Sahakari Bank Limited 8
68 Tumkur Grain Merchants Cooperative Bank Limited 23
69 UCO Bank 64
70 Union Bank Of India 164
71 United Bank Of India 31
72 Vijaya Bank 600
73 YES Bank 25