Karnataka State

Karnataka State : Science city of India ( Symbols, important facts, dances, festivals, national park and wildlife Sanctuaries) All you want to know is here !


Karnataka a South western state of India, known for its beauty, yet unpopulated beaches and rich culture makes it 2nd most visited place in India.

  • Song : “Jay Bharata Jananiya Tanujate”
  • Mammal : Indian Elephant
  • Flower : Lotus
  • Tree : Sandalwood
  • Bird : Indian Roller

Basic facts

  • Formation : 1 November,1956
  • Capital : Banglore
  • Governor : Vajubhai Vala
  • Chief Minister : B. S. Yediyurappa
  • Number of districts : 31
  • Largest city : Bengalore
  • Area Rank : 6th
  • Population Rank : 8th
  • Members of Legislative Assembly : 224
  • Lok Sabha seats : 28
  • Rajya Sabha Seats : 12

Important National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries of :

  • Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kudremukh National Park
  • Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bannerghatta National Park
  • Anshi National Park
  • Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bandipur National Park
  • Nagarhole National Park

Important Dances :

  • Kuchipudi
  • Kathak
  • Kathakali
  • Yakshagana
  • Dollu Kunitha
  • Dasarata
  • Parijata

Important Festivals :

  • Hampi festival
  • Gowri festival
  • Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Ugadi
  • Karaga
  • Pattadakal dance festival
  • Kambala festival

Important facts

Karnataka is the largest state of in South India and six largest state in India.

Originally known as state of Mysore renamed as Karnataka in 1973.

It State is the largest exporter of coffee in the country.

It become successful in retaining the highest population of tigers in India today.

It is the first state where the first private radio station was set up.

Bijapur is land of five rivers located in Karnataka.

The Jog falls, also known as “Gersoppa falls” ranks as the second highest plunge waterfalls in India.

Gomateshwara statue is the world biggest monolithic statue situated Shravanabelagola.

The economy of this state is the fourth largest economy.

This state ranks 19th in the Human Development Index.

Mysore is popular tourist destination in Karnataka with stunning temples and enthralling buildings.

Reference : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karnataka

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