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GENERAL INTRODUCTION OF KARNATAKA
It is situated in India’s southwestern region. It is one of the twenty-eight states of India. It is the sixth largest state by land and the eighth most populous state in India. It shares borders with Goa to the northwest, Maharashtra to the north, Telangana to the northeast, Andhra Pradesh to the east, Tamil Nadu to the southeast, Kerala to the south and Arabian Sea to the west.
The state of Karnαtaka was formerly known as Mysore. The name of Mysore was changed to Karnataka on November 1,1973. It is produced 85% of raw silk in the country. It’s sandal soap and sandal oil are well-known in world markets.
Mysore is famous for the Dasara festival during September-October. Gersoppa (Jog falls) of Karnataka is world famous and is the highest waterfall in India. It leads the nation in information technology and biotechnology. Bangalore is known as the Silicon Valley of India.
Below the table shown are basic information about Karnatαka.
|Governor||Thawar Chand Gehlot|
|Chief Minister||Basavaraj Bommai|
|Area||191,791 sq. km|
|Population||61,130,704 (2011 census)|
|Density||319/ sq. km (2011 census)|
|Literacy rate||75.67% (2011 census)|
|No. of districts||31|
|Lok Sabha seats||28|
|Rajya Sabha seats||12|
|Hight Court||High Court of Karnataka|
|High Court location||Bangalore|
|No. of border shares states||6|
|State Day||November 1|