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 Native Flora

Jacaranda Gulmohur Hibiscus Indian Coral Parijatha & Silk Cotton

 Scenic Lakes

Sankey Lake
Ulsoor Lake
Yediyur Lake
Hebbal Lake

 Parks

Lal Bagh (240 acres)
Cubbon Park (334 acres)

 Languages

  Kannada
  Tamil
  Telgu
  Others
(45%)
(28%)
(15%)
(12%)

 City English Dailies &  Circulation

  Times of India
  Deccan Herald
  Indian Express
  The Hindu
  The Asian Age
4.42 lakh
2.01 lakh
75,000 (aprox)
85,000 (aprox)
40,000 (aprox)

 Party In Power

  Indian National Congress, Chief Minister: Shri. siddaramaiah.
  email: chiefminister@karnataka.gov.in,
 Centres to Collect Stamp Paper
 in Bangalore

  43 convenient SBM Branches to
  sell document sheets (Stamp Paper)
 Sub- Registrar Offices in the City

  Here is a list of sub-registrar
  offices in the city to help you pick
  theright one to register your
  property at.

 Important Govt Officials

  
 Official Website of Karnataka Government   www.karnataka.gov.in
 BDA Commissioner  Ph:2336 0843
email:bda@vsnl.com
www.bdabangalore.org
 Bangalore City Mayor  Ph:2223 8540
www.bmponline.org
 BCC Commissioner  Ph:2223 7455
email:commissioner@blrbmp.com
 BWSSB Chairman  Ph:2221 5417
email:Chmnbwsb@blr.vsnl.net.in
www.bwssb.org
 KPTCL Chairman & Managing Director  Ph:2224 5349,2221 4342
email:cm@keb.gov.in
www.kptcl.com
 Director General of Police  Ph:2221 1803
email:dgpks@bgl.vsnl.net.in
 Police Commissioner  Ph:2226 0707
email:copb-lore@rediffmail.com
www.bcp.gov.in
 Pricipal General Manager  Ph:2286 8687
email:gmbgtd@bangaloretelecom.com
www.bangaloretelecom.com
 Managing Director,BMTC  Ph:2222 1124
email:ctmo@bmtcinfo.com
www.bmtcinfo.com
 Employment Department- Govt. of Karnataka  www.karskills.com
 

Situated at a height of over 3000 feet above sea level,   with numerous lakes and lush green cover, Bangalore was 'discovered' by the British Colonial rulers of India, who found within their cool clasp, an ideal escape from the scorching summer heat of the plains. This former 'Pensioner's Paradise' is now a big, bustling metro, home to millions and boasts of its own composite culture, formed by the coming together of diverse elements. The details given below will give you a quick snapshot of statistics of the city that is evolving at a faster pace.

 
Bangalore Statistics


Altitude
Area
Population

Geographical Location
Latitude
Longitude
Climate
Coolest Months
Warmest Months
Rainfall (Primary)
Secondary Rainy Season
Average Temperature
Literacy
Per Capita Income
Sex Ratio in Karnataka
Sex Ratio in Bangalore
Karnataka Population (2011)
Karnataka Literacy Rate


3000 ft above sea level
740 sq kms
8 million


12 58 North
77 35 East
Salubrious
Dec & Jan
March to May
Jun-Sep (South-West Monsoon)
Nov-Dec (North-East Monsoon)
33 C- 14 C
85.74 per cent
Rs 50,000 per annum.
968:1000 (Females:Males)
908:1000 (Females:Males)
6,11,30,704.
69.3% percent


Other Facts:
The 5th Metro of India
Dress Code: Cosmopolitan, trendy and depends on the weather
IT Corridor: Whitefield, Indiranagar, Koramangala, Hosur Road, JP Nagar, HSR Layout & Banashankari.
Bangalore metropolitan Transport Services: Deploy a fleet of 4829 buses. Make 66665 trips everyday and Carry more than 37.00 Lakhs Passengers every day.

Vehicle strength and growth in Bangalore (Every 5 years)

Year
2-Wheelrs
M/Cars
A/R & Cabs
Others
Total
1980
0.97
0.30
0.10
0.31
1.68
1990
4.01
0.71
0.15
1.41
6.28
1995
5.94
1.07
0.34
0.62
7.97
2000
9.94
1.84
0.58
1.01
13.37
2005
15.70
3.18
0.75
1.67
21.30
2006
18.97
4.00
0.86
2.38
26.17
2007
21.11
4.69
0.94
2.86
29.55
2008
22.38
5.05
0.92
2.91
31.29
(Figures in Lakhs)