Bangalore

Bangalore, also rendered Bengaluru,is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. Bangalore is nicknamed the Garden City for its gardens and parks and was once called a pensioner's paradise.

Located on the Deccan Plateau in the south-eastern part of Karnataka, Bangalore is India's third most populous cityand fifth-most populous urban agglomeration. Bangalore is well known as a hub for India's information technology sector. It is among the top 10 preferred entrepreneurial locations in the world.

History
The term 'Bangalore' is an anglicized version of "Bengalooru," a Kannad term. The word Bengalooru was in turn derived from the phrase 'bende kaalu ooru', meaning 'the town of boiled beans'. The story behind naming the city as the 'town of boiled beans' is said Once a hunting expedition King Ballala of the Hoysala dynasty lost his way in the jungle. Deep inside the jungle, lived an old woman who took pity on the hungry and tired hunter. The old woman was poor and had nothing else to offer but boiled beans. But the king was so pleased with her hospitality that he named the entire city as bele-benda-kalu-ooru.

Climate
Located at an altitude of 920m (3021ft) from the sea level, Bangalore has a moderate and pleasant climate throughout the year. During summer the temparature reach a maximum of 27° Celcius. Winters are colder when temparature goes down to 20° C. Bangalore enjoys both southwest and northeast monsoons. October and November are the wettest months.The Mon soons are during June - Sept. Bangalore has a domestic airport that connects most of the major cities of the country. A few international flights are also operated from here. The city is connected by rail and roads to all parts of the country

Bangalore Is located 3000 MT above the sea level, with the surrounding hills and plateaus; the weather is moderate throughout the year. Some of the most famous and distinct tourist spots in Bangalore are the Bangalore Fort, Cubban Park, Lal Bagh etc.

Located on the Deccan Plateau in the south-eastern part of Karnataka, Bangalore is India's third most populous cityand fifth-most populous urban agglomeration. Bangalore is well known as a hub for India's information technology sector. It is among the top 10 preferred entrepreneurial locations in the world.

The word Bangalore itself has some interesting history behind it. It is believed that, Bangalore was also known as Bangalooru during those days. The word Bangalooru originally is a Kannada term, when translated in English which means “The town of boiled beans”. This name was give by Veera Bhalla (the2nd), in 1120.However there have been debates on its existence.

Area
741 Sq Km

Population
8 Million

Latitude & Longitude
12 degree 8' N .77 degree 37' E

Climate
March to May (warmest months)
December to January (coldest months)
June to September (rainy - South-West Monsoon)
November to December (rainy - North-East Monsoon)

Temperature
Max 33 degree C
Min 14 degree C

Clothing
Light Cotton

Tourism Season
365 days

International dialling code
+ 91 - 080

Bangalore, also rendered Bengaluru,is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. Bangalore is nicknamed the Garden City for its gardens and parks and was once called a pensioner's paradise.

Tippu’s Summer Palace Bull Temple Lalbagh Gardens
The Government Museum Attara Kacheri Cubbon Park
Vidhana Soudha Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium Indiragandhi Musical Fountain
Bangalore Palace Iskon Temple