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Information About Karnataka

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Established 1st November 1956
Area 1,91,791 sq. Km (eighth largest state in India)
Capital Bengaluru (Bangalore)
Heritage City Mysore
Population 52,850,562 (2001 Census)
Governor Vajubhai Vala
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah (INC)
Official language Kannada
Other languages Telugu, Tamil, Urdu, Marathi, Tulu, Kodagu, Konkani, Hindi
Literacy 69.3%
Life expectancy 64 years (men), 67 years (women) (UN)
Climate Semi-tropical
Summer Season March to May (18oC to 40oC)
Winter Season Oct to Dec (14oC to 32oC)
Rainfall Agumbe in the Shivamogga district receives the second highest annual rainfall in India.
Major Rivers Kaveri, Tungabhadra, Krishna, Malaprabha and the Sharavathi.
Major Crops Ragi, jowar, rice, sugarcane, coconut, groundnuts, coffee, cotton
Major Minerals Gold (90% of India’s production), Iron ore, Manganese, Maganesite
Major Festivals Mysore Dasara (Nada habba; State Festival), Ugadi (Kannada New Year), Makara Sankranti (The harvest festival), Sri Rama Navami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Nagapanchami, Basava Jayanthi, Deepavali, Ramzan and Christmas
Airlines Major airlines such as Kingfisher Airlines and Air Deccan are based in Bangalore.
Popular Foods Jolada rotti, Sorghum, Bisi bele bath, Jolada rotti, Ragi mudde, Uppittu, Masala Dose and Maddur Vade.(Udupi cuisine of coastal Karnataka is popular all over India.)
Popular Sweets Mysore Pak, Belgaavi Kunda, Gokak karadantu and Dharwad pedha
Government www.karnataka.gov.in
Tourism www.karnatakatourism.org
Districts Bagalkote, Bangalore Rural, Bangalore Urban, Belagavi, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamarajanagar, Chikkaballapur, Chikkamagaluru, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Mandya, Mysore, Raichur, Ramanagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Yadgir.
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Jharkhand at a Glance

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Established 15th November 2000
Area 74,677 sq km
Capital Ranchi
Largest city Jamshedpur
Legislature (seats) Unicameral (81)
Governor Draupadi Murmu
Chief Minister Raghubar Das (BJP)
Official language Hindi
Population 26,909,428 (2001 Census)
Density of Population 338 persons / Sq. km
National Highways 1006 KMs
State Highways 4662 KMs
Health Centers 506
Schools 21386
Universities 5 Incl. One Deemed University
Forest 29% of total area
Total Geographical Area 79.70 Lakh Hect
Cultivable Land 38.00 Lakh Hect
Net Sown Area 18.04 Lakh Hect (25% of total area)
Net Irrigated Area 01.57 Lakh Hect (8% of net shown area)
Major Rivers Koel, Damodar, Brahmani, Kharkai, and Subarnarekha rivers
Government jharkhand.gov.in
Tourism www.jharkhandtourism.in
Districts (24) Ranchi, Lohardaga, Gumla, Simdega, Palamu, Latehar, Garhwa, West Singhbhum, Seraikela Kharsawan, East Singhbhum, Dumka, Jamtara, Sahebganj, Pakur, Godda, Hazaribagh, Chatra, Koderma, Giridih, Dhanbad, Bokaro, Deoghar, Khunti and Ramgarh.
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Himachal Pradesh at a Glance

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Established 25th January 1971
Area 55,673 sq km
Capital Shimla
Largest city Shimla
Legislature (seats) Unicameral (68)
Governor Urmila Singh
Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal
Official language Hindi
Population 6,077,900
Literacy 77.13%, Male: 86.03%, Female: 68.08%.
Climate Summer: 28 °C (82 °F), Winter: 7 °C (45 °F).
Average Rainfall 1469 mm
Reserved Forests Area 1896 sq kms
Protected Forests Area 43043 sq kms
Major Rivers Sutlej, Beas, Ravi and Parbati
Major Lakes Renuka, Rewalsar, Khajjiar, Dal, Beas Kund, Dasaur, Brighu, Prashar, Mani Mahesh, Chander Tal, Suraj Tal, Kareri, Sreolsar, Gobind Sagar, Nako
Major Communities Brahmins, Gujjars, Rathis, Jats, Rajputs Gaddis, Ghirth(choudhary), Kanets, and Kolis.
Other Major languages Punjabi, Mahasui, Kulluyi, Lahauli, Kinnauri, Chambyali, Sirmauri, Gojri (by Gujjars), Bilaspuri, Pahari, Dogri, Kangri.
Airports Shimla Airport, Bhuntar Airport serving Kullu and Manali.
Gaggal Airport serving Kangra and Dharamsala.
Government himachal.gov.in
Tourism himachaltourism.gov.in
Districts Districts 12, Sub-Divisions 52.
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Haryana at a Glance

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Established 1st November 1966
Area 44,212 sq km
Capital Chandigarh
Largest city Faridabad
Legislature (seats) Unicameral (90)
Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar(BJP)
Official language Hindi, Punjabi
Population 21,082,989 (2001 Census)
Literacy 71.4%
Rainfall 80% of the rainfall occurs in the monsoon season (July–September)/td>
Temperature Summer: upto 50 deg Celsius
Winter: down to a low of 1 deg Celsius
Major Rivers Yamuna, Sarasvati, Ghaggar, Markanda.
Major Crops wheat, rice, sugarcane, cotton, oilseeds, pulses, barley, maize, millet etc.
Major Manufacturing cars, motorcycles, tractors, sanitary ware, glass container industry, gas stoves and scientific instruments.
Large scale Industries Orient Paper & Industries, JCB India Limited, Nirigemes, Agri Machinery Group (Escorts Limited), India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd., Whirlpool, ABB Group, Goodyear Tyres and Knorr Bremse India Pvt. Ltd.
IT Industries Tata Consultancy Services, IBM, NIIT, Hewitt Associates, Dell, Convergys, United Healthcare and The Boston Consulting Group
National Highway The 32 lane toll gate at National Highway 8 in Gurgaon is the largest in Asia and third largest in the world
Government haryana.gov.in
Tourism haryanatourism.gov.in
Districts
(21 Districts
& 4 Divisions)
Ambala Division, Rohtak Division, Gurgaon Division and Hisar Division.
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