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Karnataka General Knowledge

Karnataka General Knowledge

Karnataka General Knowledge

 

State Info : Karnataka General Knowledge

 

CAPITAL : Bengalore

ESTABLISHED : November 1, 1956

CHIEF MINISTER : Siddaramaiah

GOVERNOR : Vajubhai Vala

 

Karnataka General Knowledge

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RULING PARTY : Congress Party

HIGH COURT : Bengalore, 1884

DISTRICTS : 30

LANGUAGES : Kannada, Telugu, Urdu, Konkani, Hindi, Mahl

POPULATION : 6, 10, 95, 297 (8th)

[Males = 3, 09, 66, 657 & Females = 3, 01, 28, 640]

M : F = 1000 : 968

AREA : 1, 91, 791 sq km (7th)

Density : 320 per sq. km

LITERACY : 75. 36%

ASSEMBLY : 224,

Vidhana parishat = 75

LOKSABHA : 28

RAJYASABHA : 12

BOUNDARY STATES: Goa, Maharastra, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamilanadu, Telangana, Arabean Sea

STATE ANIMAL : Indian Elephant

STATE BIRD : Indian Roller

STATE TREE : Sandalwood

STATE FLOWER : Lotus



STATE DANCE : Yakshagana, Huttari, Kola, Suggi Kunitha, Dollu Kunitha, Bayalata, Veeragasi,

TRIBES : Lambadi, Medara

FESTIVALS : Dasara, Sankrantri, Ugadi, Karago, Urs, Diwali, Navaratri, Ramzan,

RIVERS : Thungabadhra, Cauvery, Penna, Sharavati, Malaprabha, Krishna, Kabini, Hemavati

POWER PLANTS : Kaiga Atomic power plant, Kali Hydro power plant, Sharavati Hydro Power Plant, Siva samudram Hydro Power Plant, Kakarpar Nuclear Power Plant, Raichur Thermal Power Station, Udupi Thermal Power Plant, Bellary Thermal Power Plant,

PROJECTS/ DAMS : Supa dam(Kali river), Malaprabha project, Kundremukh Iron project, Chakra dam, Tungabadra Dam (Tungabadra river), Krishna Raja Sagar Dam (Kaveri ) Alamatti Dam (Krishna River),

NATIONAL PARKS & SANCTUARIES

Nagarsol National Park,

Banargath National Park

Thungabadhra Wild Life Sanctuary

Dandeli Wild Life Sanctuary (Tigers)

Bandipur National Park,

Sharavati Wild Life Sanctuary

Kudremukh Nationa Park

Anshi National Park

Bhadra Wild Life Sanctuary

Bhimgad Wild Life Sanctuary

Someswar W L S

Arabithittu Wild Life Sanctuary

Attiveri Wild Life Sanctuary

Nugu Wild Life Sanctuary Pushpagiri Wild Life Sanctuary

Cauvery Wild Life Sanctuary

Brahmagiri Wild Life Sanctuary


Rangan Tittu Wildlife (Bird) Sanctuary

Rajiv Gandhi National Park

Gudavi Bird Sanctuary – Shimoga

Kokkrebellur Pelicanry Bird Sanctuary – Kokkrebellur Attiveri Bird Sanctuary – Mundgod Taluk

Bonal Bird Sanctuary – Yadgir

Magadi Bird Sanctuary – Gadag

Kaggaladu Bird Sanctuary – Sira Taluk

INDUSTRIES : Visweswaraiah Iron & Steel, Ballari, Chidradurga, Kemman Gudi, Hospeta Iron & Steel, Aircraft, Electronics, Software, Telecome equipments, Watches, Alloy steel, Automobiles, Machine tools,

MAIN CITIES : Karvar, Hubli, Mysore, Mangaluru, Belgavi, Davanagere, Bellari, Vijayapura, Kolar, Shivamogga, Bidar, Udupi, Hosapete, Raichur, Chitradurga, Kolar, Gadag, Hosur, Tumakuru, Kalaburagi, Dharwad

AIRPORTS : Bengaluru International Aiport – Bengalore, Belgavi, Hubballi, Mangalore International Airport – Mangalore,

IMPORTANT PERSONS: Pampa, Ponna, Ranna, K.V Puttappa

MISCELLANEOUS

Panambur Port, Gomateswara – Mysore (2000 year old statue of Jain sage carved out of a single stone)

Roof of the South = Karnataka

Rome of the East = Mangulure

Golden city = Kanchipuram

Gate way of the Karnataka = New Mangulur port

National Horticulture Research Institute = Bangolore

Garden city & Science city = Bangolore

Central University for National Law School = Benglalore

Visweswaraiah Institute of Technological Museum = Bengalore

Central Institute of Indian Languages = Mysore

Devanahalli International Air port = Devanahalli

Chemical Food Technological Research Institute = Mysore

National Aeronautical Laboratory = Bengalore

Indian Plywood Industries Research Institute = Bengalore

All India Institute of Speech & Hearing = Mysore

Indian Scientific Satellite Project = Bengalore

Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) = Bengalore

Defence Food Research Laboratory = Mysore

Indian Institute of Spirtualogy = Bengalore

Kempegowda International Air port = Bangalore

Virupaksha Temple = Hampi, Ballari

Gomateswara Temple = Shravana Belagola

M Chinnaswami Cricket Stadium = Bangalore

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