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Bangalore
Bengaluru
Metropolitan Ceety
Clockwise frae top: UB City, Infosys, Glass hoose at Lal Bagh, Vidhana Soudha, Shiva statue, Bagmane Tech Park
Bangalore is located in Karnataka
Bangalore
Bangalore
Coordinates: 12°58′N 77°34′E / 12.967°N 77.567°E / 12.967; 77.567Coordinates: 12°58′N 77°34′E / 12.967°N 77.567°E / 12.967; 77.567
Kintra  Indie
State Karnataka
Region Bayaluseemē
Destrict Bangalore Urban
Established 1537
Government
 • Type Mayor–Cooncil
 • Body BBMP
 • Mayor D Venkatesh Murthy
 • Commissioner Rajneesh Goel[1]
Area[2]
 • Metropolitan Ceety 741.0 km2 (286.1 sq mi)
Elevation 920 m (3,020 ft)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Metropolitan Ceety 8,474,970
 • Rank 3rd
 • Density 11,000/km2 (30,000/sq mi)
 • Metro[4] 8,499,399
 • Metro rank 5t
 • Metropolitan 8,728,906 (5t)
Demonym Bangalorean
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode(s) 560 xxx
Area code(s) 91-(0)80-XXXX XXXX
Vehicle registration KA 01-05, KA 41, KA 50, KA 51, KA 53
Spoken leids Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam Telugu, Konkani, Hindi
Ethnicity Kannadas, Tamils[5]
Climate BW (Köppen)
Website www.bbmp.gov.in

Bangalore Inglis pronunciation: /ˈbæŋɡəlɔər, bæŋɡəˈlɔər/, officially[6] Bengaluru (Kannadaಬೆಂಗಳೂರು, Bengaḷūru ? [ˈbeŋɡəɭuːru] ( listen)) is the caipital o the Indie state o Karnataka. Bangalore is nicknamed the Garden Ceety an wis ance cried a pensioner's paradise.[7] Locatit on the Deccan Plateau in the sooth-eastren pairt o Karnataka, Bangalore is India's third maist populous ceety[8] an fift-maist populous urban agglomeration. In 2009, Bangalore wis inductit in the leet o global ceeties an ranked as a "Beta World City" alangside ceeties such as Dallas, Miami, Boston, Kuwait Ceety, Lima, Brasilia an Munich in the studies performed bi the Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network in 2008.[9]

The day as a lairge ceety an growing metropolis, Bangalore is hame tae mony o the maist well-recognized colleges an research intitutions in Indie. Numerous public sector hivy industries, software companies, aerospace, telecommunications, an defence organisations are locatit in the ceety. Bangalore is kent as garden ceety acause o its bonnie gardens. Bangalore is an aa kent as the Silicon Valley o Indie acause o its position as the naition's leadin IT exporter.[10][11][12] A demographically diverse ceety, Bangalore is a major economic an cultural hub an the seicont fastest growin major metropolis in Indie.[13]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Bangalore is currently twinned wi three sister ceeties:[14][15][16]

Ceety Region Kintra
Minsk Flag of minsk province.jpg Minsk Region Belaroushie
San Francisco  Californie Unitit States
Cleveland  Ohio Unitit States

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Commissioner - BBMP". Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike. Retrieved 5 October 2012. 
  2. Ramachandra T. V.; Uttam Kumar (Jan 2010). "Greater Bangalore: Emerging Urban Heat Island". GIS Development. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  3. "Cities having population 1 lakh and above". censusindia. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 
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  5. D. V. Kumar (2006). Modernisation and ethnicity: locating the Telugu community in Bangalore. Mittal Publications. p. 16. ISBN 8183241077, ISBN 9788183241076. 
  6. Nanjappa, Vicky (2007-07-22). "Bangalore is officially Bengaluru". rediffnews (rediff.com). Retrieved 2011-07-21. "... the name was always Bengaluru, but the British came and changed it" 
  7. "Bangalore – It is life in rush hour". The Tribune - Tribuneindia.com. 2007-01-13. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  8. "India: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 2012-02-09. 
  9. "GAWC World Cities Ranking List". Diserio.com. Retrieved 2010-05-05. 
  10. "Bangalore: Growth Opportunities in the Silicon Valley of India". Internationalisation Advisory. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  11. "Location Roadmap for IT-BPO Growth". NASSCOM. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  12. "Karnataka IT exports up by 52%". SiliconIndia.com. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  13. "India's 10 fastest growing cities". Rediff News. 2008-02-06. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  14. "The official visit of the Republic of Belarus parliamentary delegation to the Republic of India is over". Website of the Naitional Assembly o Belaroushie. Retrieved 2008-03-10. 
  15. Bangalore, San Francisco are sister cities. The Hindu. 11 May 2007.
  16. Online Directory: India, Asia. Sister Cities International.

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