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Coat of airms o Karnataka
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Location o Karnataka in Indie
Location o Karnataka in Indie
Map o Karnataka
Map o Karnataka
Coordinates (Bangalore): 12°58′13″N 77°33′37″E / 12.970214°N 77.56029°E / 12.970214; 77.56029
Kintra Indie
Established1 November 1956
Lairgest ceetyBangalore
 • GovrenorHansraj Bhardwaj
 • Chief MeenisterJagadish Shettar (BJP)
 • LegislatureBicameral (224 + 75 seats)
 • Total191791 km2 (74,051 sq mi)
Area rank8t
 • Total61,130,704
 • Rank9t
 • Density320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-KA
Offeecial leidKannada[3][4]
Literacy75.60% (16t in states, 23rd if Union Territories are coontit)[5]
HDIIncrease 0.600 (medium)
HDI rank25t (2005)

Karnataka /kɑːrˈnɑːtəkə/ is a state in Sooth Wast Indie. It wis created on 1 November 1956, wi the passage o the States Reorganisation Act, which is celebratit annually as Karnataka Rajyotsava (Inglis: Formation Day). Oreeginally kent as the State o Mysore, it wis renamit Karnataka in 1973.[6] It is the laund o the Kannadigas, Tuluvas, Konkanis an Kodavas. The caipital an lairgest ceety is Bangalore, kent as Bengaluru an aw, which is at the forefront o the rapid economic an technological development that Indie is experiencin.

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  1. "State-wise break up of National Parks". Wildlife Institute of India. Government of India. Archived frae the original on 22 Juin 2008. Retrieved 12 Juin 2007.
  2. "Figures at a glance" (PDF). 2011 Provisional census data. Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Retrieved 17 September 2011.
  3. "The Karnataka Local Authorities (Official Language) Act, 1981" (PDF). Retrieved 9 December 2011.
  4. "The New Indian Express (IBN Live) - Namaskara, Swalpa Swalpa Kannada Gottu". Ibnlive.in.com. Archived frae the original on 3 Julie 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2011.
  5. "Population and Literacy Rate of cities in Karnataka". Archived frae the original on 25 Juin 2012. Retrieved 19 Juin 2012.
  6. Boruah, Maitreyee (2 November 2010). "In the dark about Rajyotsava in Bangalore". DNA India. Retrieved 2 December 2011.

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