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Bengaluru Fast Facts

Bengaluru City

Bengaluru formerly Bangalore is one of the places that have the capacity to draw people from all over the world. This holds true not only for the people who migrate for employment but also for the people who relocate to the city for a better life. Bengaluru is also known as the Silicon Valley owing to the fact that it is a hub of IT companies.

Ranging from sightseeing places to the high rising towers that houses offices of renowned multinational companies, this city has plenty to offer to its visitors. Bengaluru fast facts will help you to know this place better. Not only that, it is important to have thorough information about a place you are planning to visit for the first time.

Given below are Bengaluru fast facts. Check them out

Bengaluru is the capital of the state of Karnataka. Being a capital city, it is an important city from all aspects. Geographically, it is located at longitude 77 degree 37’E and 12 degree 8’N.

Area

The total area of Bengaluru is 2190 sq km.

Height above sea level

The city is situated at a height of 920 m above sea level.

Rainfall

It receives an annual rainfall of 859 mm (on an average).

Religion and people

The city of Bengaluru is home to people belonging to different religion, caste, and creed. People practicing Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Islam, Christianity, and Jainism etc can be found in the city.

Climate of Bengaluru

The warm weather lasts from March through May. You will experience the rainy season during the months of June through September and again from November through December. Winter lasts for 2 months from December through January. The weather round the year is more or less pleasant. The maximum temperature Bengaluru experiences range between 33 degrees Celsius and 14 degrees Celsius.

Best time to visit Bengaluru

The ideal time to visit Bengaluru is October through February.

Sightseeing places in Bengaluru

Bangalore or Bengaluru is a city that has a number of tourist destinations. There are art galleries, museums, lakes, gardens, parks, and important landmarks and historical monuments that you can tour around.

Recently, adventure tourism has gained increased prominence. Ranging from jungle safari to paragliding, there is a host of adventurous activities that you can engage yourself in.

Bengaluru fast facts highlights some of the sightseeing spots that you can visit-

  • Vidhana Soudha
  • Lal Bagh
  • Bangalore Palace
  • Cubbon Park
  • The Bull Temple
  • Dargah Hazarath etc

Reaching Bengaluru

Bengaluru can be reached by air, rail, and road. The highways are well connected to the other parts of the state and also to the other states of the country. KSTC or Karnataka State Transport Corporation operates regular bus services.

You can also hire a cab and reach Bengaluru if you are coming in from an adjoining town/city.

By air

Bengaluru has an international airport. There are many airlines that depart and arrive at the airport. There are domestic as well as international flights. Some of the airline companies that operate flights from Bangalore or Bengaluru include the following

  • British Airways
  • KLM
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Air France
  • Air India etc

By Rail

The railways connect Bengaluru to different parts of the country. So, if you are planning to reach this Silicon Valley by rail, you can do so by boarding any of the trains that run between Bengaluru and your home town.

Bengaluru fast facts will help you to know about this city better. It will provide information about the factors that you need to know prior to reaching the place.