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Bangalore Urban district
—  district  —



India Karnataka location map
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Bangalore Urban district
Location of the district headquarters in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°58′13″N 77°33′37″E / 12.970214, 77.56029Coordinates: 12°58′13″N 77°33′37″E / 12.970214, 77.56029
Country Flag of India.svg India
State Karnataka
Headquarters Bangalore
Talukas Bangalore, Anekal
Government
 • Deputy Commissioner M. K. Aiyappa [1]
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Bangalore Urban (Kannada: ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ನಗರ) is a district of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is surrounded by the Bangalore Rural district on the west, east and north and the Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu on the south. Bengaluru Urban district came into being in 1986, with the partition of the erstwhile Bengaluru district into Bengaluru Urban and Bangalore Rural districts. Bangalore Urban has four taluks —Bangalore North, Bangalore East, Bangalore South and Anekal. The city of Bangalore is situated in the Bangalore Urban district. The Bangalore Urban district has 17 hoblies, 668 villages and 9 municipal corporations.

This is the most advanced district in Karnataka. It had a population of 6,537,124 of which 88.11% is urban as of 2001.[2] As of Census 2011, its population has increased to 9,588,910, with a sex-ratio of 908 females/males, the lowest in the state and its density is 4,378 people per square km.[3]

GeographyEdit

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Bangalore
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27.0
(80.6)
29.6
(85.3)
32.4
(90.3)
33.6
(92.5)
32.7
(90.9)
29.2
(84.6)
27.5
(81.5)
27.4
(81.3)
28.0
(82.4)
27.7
(81.9)
26.6
(79.9)
25.9
(78.6)
29.0
(84.2)
Average low °C (°F) 15.1
(59.2)
16.6
(61.9)
19.2
(66.6)
21.5
(70.7)
21.2
(70.2)
19.9
(67.8)
19.5
(67.1)
19.4
(66.9)
19.3
(66.7)
19.1
(66.4)
17.2
(63.0)
15.6
(60.1)
18.6
(65.5)
Rainfall mm (inches) 2.7
(0.106)
7.2
(0.283)
4.4
(0.173)
46.3
(1.823)
119.6
(4.709)
80.6
(3.173)
110.2
(4.339)
137.0
(5.394)
194.8
(7.669)
180.4
(7.102)
64.5
(2.539)
22.1
(0.87)
969.8
(38.181)
Avg. rainy days 0.2 0.5 0.4 3.0 7.0 6.4 8.3 10.0 9.3 9.0 4.0 1.7 59.8
Mean monthly sunshine hours 263.5 248.6 272.8 258.0 241.8 138.0 111.6 114.7 144.0 173.6 189.0 210.8 2,366.4
Source #1: WMO [4]
Source #2: HKO (sun only, 1971–1990) [5]

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2011 census Bangalore Urban district has a population of 9,588,910,[6] roughly equal to the nation of Belarus[7] or the US state of North Carolina.[8] This gives it a ranking of 3rd in India (out of a total of 640).[6] The district has a population density of 4,378 inhabitants per square kilometre (11,340 /sq mi) .[6] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 46.68 %.[6] Bangalore has a sex ratio of 908 females for every 1000 males,[6] and a literacy rate of 88.48 %.[6]

Languages Edit

The majority of the population speak Kannada. Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Urdu are also spoken by minorities.

TemplesEdit

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