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KARNATAKA

FACTS

Languages

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Kannada, Urdu and Tamil.

Crops

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Areca nut, Cashew, coconut, coffee, cotton, fruits and millets.

Industries

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Aircraft, cement, electronics, machine tools, pharma, sandalwood and ivory Industries, soap, telephone and watch.

Airports

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Bangalore, Belgaum, Mangalore, Bellary, Hubli and Mysore.

Time to visit

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October to April.

Festivals

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Sankranthi- Jan, Dussehra- Sept.

karnataka

With Maharastra and Goa on the north, Andhra Pradesh on the east, Tamilnadu and Kerala on the south, the land of Karnataka slopes down into the Arabian Sea in the west.

The Kadambas, the Hoysalas, the Chalukyas and the Vijayanagar Emperors reigned here. This state is full of beautiful gardens and ornate buildings. This state was also the first to step into the Industrial dawn.


PLACES OF INTEREST
Bandipur
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Wildlife Sanctuary.
Bangalore
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Garden city, palaces and museums, handicrafts and temples.
Belgaum
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Fort.
Bijapur
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Ancient Muslim capital, mosques and towers.
Chikmagalur
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Coffee plantations, forests and hill station.
Halebid
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Ancient Hoysala architecture and sculptures.
Hampi
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Vijayanagar capital, ruins of fort.
Jog falls
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Waterfalls and Spa
Kolar
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Gold mines
Mangalore
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Temples and beaches.
Mysore
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Palaces and gardens, Zoo and museums, Chamundi hills, Krishnarajasagar Dam, Brindavan Gardens.
Nagarhole
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Wildlife sanctuary.
Nandi hills
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Health resort and pilgrim center.
Shravana belagola

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Jain pilgrim center, Gomateshwara statue.
Udupi
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Hindu pilgrim center, temples and cuisine.