Bangalore at a glance
Bangalore is known as the Silicon Valley of India because of its position as the nation's leading IT exporter.
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Bengaluru (also called Bangalore) is the capital of India's southern Karnataka state. The center of India's high-tech industry, the city is also known for its parks and nightlife. By Cubbon Park, Vidhana Soudha is a Neo-Dravidian legislative building. Former royal residences include 19th-century Bangalore Palace, modeled after England’s Windsor Castle, and Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, an 18th-century teak structure.
Population: 8.426 million (2011)
Area: 709 km²
Elevation: 920 m