Karnataka Fact Sheet

Geographical area: 1,91,791 sqkm
Altitude: 610 m from MSL
Capital: Bengaluru
Time: GMT +5:30
Location : Between 11.5o and 18.5o north latitude and 74o and 78.5o east longitude.
Boundary: North-Maharashtra and Goa, South – Kerala and Tamil Nadu, East – Andhra Pradesh, West-Arabian Sea
Climate : Tropical
Rivers: Krishna, Cauvery, Tungabhadra, Netravathi, Sharavathi, Kapila and Kali.
Population: 61.13 million.
Language: Kannada, Urdu, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, English, Tulu and Kodava.
International Airport: Bangalore & Mangalore.
Domestic Airport: Mysore, Hubli, Belgaum, Gulbarga, Thorangallu (Bellary)
Tourist Season: 365 days
Airlines: British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa, Emirates, Gulf Air, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Kuwait Airways, Etihad, Thai Airways, Singapore Airlines
Malaysian Airlines, Air India, Jet Airways, Air Asia, Silk Air, Air Arabia, fly directly to Bangalore, this makes Bangalore the gateway to South India.
Skyway Karnataka tourist map