General Information

Karnataka is a state in South West India. It was created on 1 November 1956, with the passage of the States Reorganization Act. Originally known as the State of Mysore, it was renamed Karnataka in 1973.The capital and largest city is Bangalore. Karnataka is bordered by the Arabian Sea and the Laccadive Sea to the west, Goa to the north west, Maharashtra to the north, Andhra Pradesh to the east, Tamil Nadu to the south east, and Kerala to the south west. The state covers an area of 191,976 square kilometres (74,122 sq mi), or 5.83 per cent of the total geographical area of India. It is the eighth largest Indian state by area. With 61,130,704 inhabitants at the 2011 census, Karnataka is the ninth largest state by population, comprising 30 districts. Kannada is the most widely spoken and official language of the state.


Karnataka is one of the most beautiful states in India. As far as the climate in Karnataka is concerned, this state also has a pleasant weather. The state is known to have a moderate summers and pleasant winters.The entire coastal belt of Karnataka has The Tropical Monsoon climate. The climate in the coastal region is hot with excessive rainfall during the monsoon. The Southern part of Karnataka experiences hot, seasonally dry tropical savana climate. The north Karnataka experiences hot, semi-arid, tropical steppe type of climate.

The winter begins from January and ends in February. It is followed by summer from March to May. Post monsoon season begins in October and lasts till December.The months April and May are really very hot and dry. Weather tends to be harsh during June due to high humidity.


Karnataka has got 30 districts.

Festivals of Karnataka

festivals also form a major part of the Karnataka people, culture and festivals' study. Some of the important festivals of Karnataka are:

  • Ugadi
  • Dussera
  • Kar Hunnive
  • Shravan Mondays
  • Nagarpanchami
  • Gowri Hunnive
  • Shigi Hunnive
  • Navaratri, etc.

The Awesome food in karnataka


This is the order of eating in Karnataka

Rice Dishes


Palya or side dished


Sweet and spicy dishes

Saaru (main course)






Thank you-----Done by Akshada.S.G.