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The capital city of Karnataka, Bangalore lies at an altitude of approximately 920 m above the sea level. Spread over an area of 2190 km, the city serves as an administrative, cultural, commercial as well as the industrial center of the state. The tree-lined streets and the greenery in which the city abounds makes it a picturesque sight. It is better to know about Bangalore facts and figures, if you are planning to give this beautiful city a visit. In the following lines, we have provided some interesting facts about Bangalore.

Capital of: Karnataka
Area: 2190 square kilometers
Altitude: 920 m above sea level
Geographical Location: Latitude: 12 degree 8' N
Longitude: 77 degree 37' E
Climate: March to May (warm)
December to January (cold)
June to September and November to December (rainy)
Rainfall: 859 mm (annual)
Best Time to Visit: October to February
Languages: Kannada, English, Hindi, Telugu and Tamil
Religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Sikhism and Zoroastrianism
Population: Around 7.2 million
Literacy: 85.74%
Major Festivals: Diwali, Navratri, Ugadi, Pongal, Varamahalakshmi and Mahashivratri
Tourist Attractions: Cubbon Park, Ulsoor Lake, Bangalore Palace, The Fort and Tipu Sultan's Palace, Bull temple and Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum
Currency: Rupees
Business Hours: 10 A.M. - 5 P.M. (Monday to Friday)
STD Code 080




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