Largest Cities in Karnataka

Karnataka is the state in the southern part of India, dotted by many cities and tiny towns. Karnataka state is also one of the main tourist destinations. Cities in Karnataka have a usual population compared to Indian cities. The cities are connected by road to the major cities of neighboring states. Bangalore is the largest and capital city of Karnataka and the center of political and economic activities with 8.5 million inhabitants. Mangalore, Mysore, Hubli, and Gulbarga are the major cities located in different parts of the state.

Vidhana Sauda in Bangalore, Image by Bishnu Sarangi from Pixabay
RankCity NamePopulationArea (km²)
1Bengaluru8,520,435539
2Mysore990,900131
3Hubli-Dharwar943,788213
4Mangalore623,841200
5Belgaum610,350173
6Gulbarga543,14764
7Davanagere434,97177
8Bellary410,44579
9Bijapur327,427102
10Shimoga322,65076
11Tumkur302,14364
12Raichur234,07343
13Bidar216,02059
14Hospet206,16749
15Hassan173,00829
16Gadag-Betigeri172,61254
17Udupi165,40173
18Robertson Pet162,23059
19Bhadravati151,10266
20Chitradurga145,85325
21Kolar138,46218
22Mandya137,35816
23Chikmagalur118,40132
24Gangawati114,64215
25Bagalkot111,93349
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