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Clockwise frae top: UB City, Infosys, Glass hoose at Lal Bagh, Vidhana Soudha, Shiva statue, Bagmane Tech Park
Clockwise frae top: UB City, Infosys, Glass hoose at Lal Bagh, Vidhana Soudha, Shiva statue, Bagmane Tech Park
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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
DestrictBangalore Urban
 • TeepMayor–Cooncil
 • BodiBBMP
 • MayorD Venkatesh Murthy
 • CommissionerRajneesh Goel[1]
 • Metropolitan Ceety741.0 km2 (286.1 sq mi)
920 m (3,020 ft)
 • Metropolitan Ceety8,474,970
 • Rank3rd
 • Density11,000/km2 (30,000/sq mi)
 • Metro8,499,399
 • Metro rank
 • Metropolitan
8728906 (5t)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
560 xxx
Area code(s)91-(0)80-XXXX XXXX
Vehicle registrationKA 01-05, KA 41, KA 50, KA 51, KA 53
Spoken leidsKannada, Tamil, Malayalam Telugu, Konkani, Hindi
EthnicityKannadas, Tamils[5]
ClimateBW (Köppen)

Bangalore Inglis pronunciation: /ˈbæŋɡəlɔər, bæŋɡəˈlɔər/, offeecially[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 Indie'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 sic 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 growin metropolis, Bangalore is hame tae mony o the maist well-recognised 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 gairden ceety acause o its bonnie gardens. Bangalore is forby kent as the Silicon Valley o Indie acause o its poseetion 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 Voblast.svg Minsk Region Belaroushie
San Francisco  Californie United States
Cleveland  Ohio United States

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Commissioner - BBMP". Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike. Archived frae the original on 15 Januar 2013. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
  2. Ramachandra T. V.; Uttam Kumar (Januar 2010). "Greater Bangalore: Emerging Urban Heat Island". GIS Development. Retrieved 25 Januar 2012.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link)
  3. "Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). censusindia. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 17 October 2011.
  4. "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Censusindia. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 17 October 2011.
  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 (22 Julie 2007). "Bangalore is officially Bengaluru". rediffnews. Retrieved 21 Julie 2011. ... the name was always Bengaluru, but the British came and changed it
  7. "Bangalore – It is life in rush hour". The Tribune - 13 Januar 2007. Retrieved 26 Januar 2011.
  8. "India: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Archived frae the original on 9 Februar 2012.
  9. "GAWC World Cities Ranking List". Archived frae the original on 22 Februar 2010. Retrieved 5 Mey 2010.
  10. "Bangalore: Growth Opportunities in the Silicon Valley of India". Internationalisation Advisory. Archived frae the original on 12 Julie 2009. Retrieved 20 August 2009.
  11. "Location Roadmap for IT-BPO Growth" (PDF). NASSCOM. Retrieved 20 August 2009.[deid airtin]
  12. "Karnataka IT exports up by 52%". Retrieved 20 August 2009.
  13. "India's 10 fastest growing cities". Rediff News. 6 Februar 2008. Retrieved 7 Apryle 2009.
  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. Archived frae the original on 5 Januar 2009. Retrieved 10 Mairch 2008.
  15. Bangalore, San Francisco are sister cities. The Hindu. 11 May 2007.
  16. Online Directory: India, Asia. Sister Cities International.

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