Bangalore is located in the state of Karnataka about 920 meters above mean sea level on the Deccan Plateau of South India. It covers an area of 741 sq. km. Bangalore, officially called as Bengaluru, is one of the three (other two Delhi and Mumbai) finest metropolitans in India. It is the most important and busiest part not for only Karnataka but also in total southern India. It serves as the capital city of Karnataka as well as industrial capital also.
Bangalore also refers to as Garden City of India due to its wide range of gardens and parks throughout the city. Today, Bangalore is a home of many well-recognized colleges and research centres, private industries, software companies, telecommunications, defence organizations, aerospace, etc. Bangalore is also called as the Silicon Valley of India due to its nation leading position in IT Market.
Bangalore is India's second fastest growing cosmopolitan city with the rapid growth of numerous industries (speciously IT Industries). As a result of vastly industrialization for last few years, population rate also increased rapidly. According the census report 2011 India, approximately 8,443,675 people reside in Bangalore Metro city which makes it the third most populated metro city in India.
Rapid population growth and faster growing industrialization does not succeed to make the city polluted like other metropolises of India, because, Bangalore is greener than other cities of India and the authority body of Bangalore determined to keep the city pollution free.