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Bangalore Urban District

Bangalore Urban district


Bangalore Urban is a district of the Indian state of Karnataka. Bangalore Urban district came into being in 1986, with the partition of the erstwhile Bangalore district into Bangalore Urban and Bangalore Rural districts. Bangalore Urban has three main taluks - Bangalore North, Bangalore South and Anekal. The city of Bangalore is situated in the Bangalore Urban district.

The Bangalore Urban district has 17 hoblies , 668 villages and 9 municipal corporations. The Net District Income of the Bangalore Urban district is US$ 447 billion, as of 2001.

Bangalore or Bangalore Urban is one of the 27 administrative districts of Karnataka located in the heart of Deccan Plateau. The district head quarter is located at the same city of Bangalore. The Bangalore Urban district is divided into three taluks: Bangalore North, Bangalore South and Anekal. It covers a total geographical area of 2190 sq. km. Bangalore District is surrounded by Kolar District to the northeast, Tumkur District to the northwest, Mandya District to the southwest, Chamarajanagar District to the south and neighboring state of Tamil Nadu to the southeast.

Bangalore is one of the most important tourist centers of the Karnataka state. Central business district of Bangalore consists of places MG Road, Brigade Road, Commercial street, Vidhana Soudha etc. Bangalore has many lakes and parks.

Location info:

Bangalore Urban is located in the state of karnataka. The Bangalore Urban district contains the city itself and many of the main sights. This region is further divided into the North, South and also the Anekal districts,Anekal lies approximately 40 km / 25 miles from Bangalore city centre and is known for being home to Muthyalamaduvu, a superb picnic spot with excellent views of the surrounding hills, with other attractions including both the ancient Kambada Ganesha and Sri Bandi Mahakaliamma temples.



History of Bangalore Urban district:


Educational Institutions of Bangalore Urban district:

Medical & Health Science Colleges in Bangalore, Karnataka

  • ➜ Bangalore Medical College
  • ➜ Dr BR Ambedkar Medical College
  • ➜ Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences
  • ➜ MS Ramaiah Medical College
  • ➜ MVJ Medical College, research Hospital
  • ➜ Government Ayurvedic Medical College
  • ➜ Ramakrishna Ayurvedic Medical College
  • ➜ Sri Kalabhyreshwara Swamy
  • ➜ Indian Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine
  • ➜ Bhms Govt Homoeopathy Medical College
  • ➜ Bhagawan Buddha Homoeopathic Medical Col
  • ➜ Government Unani Medical College
  • ➜ Aishwarya School of Nursing
  • ➜ Ambika School of Nursing
  • ➜ Anupama School of Nursing
  • ➜ Baptist School of Nursing
  • ➜ Diana School of Nursing
  • ➜ East West College of Nursing
  • ➜ Faran School of Nursing
  • ➜ Florence School of Nursing
  • ➜ Gautham College of Nursing
  • ➜ Gayathri Nursing Foundation
  • ➜ Government College of Nursing
  • ➜ Hillside School of Nursing
  • ➜ K. M. J College of Nursing
  • ➜ K. T. G. Nursing School
  • ➜ Kreeda School of Nursing
  • ➜ Ktg School of Nursing
  • ➜ M. S. Ramaiah College of Nursing
  • ➜ M. V. J Nursing School,
  • ➜ Mallige School of Nursing
  • ➜ Manipal School of Nursing
  • ➜ Maruthi School of Nursing
  • ➜ Mba School of Nursing
  • ➜ Mother Theresa School of Nursing
  • ➜ Nsvk School of Nursing
  • ➜ P. C Nursing College
  • ➜ Royal School of Nursing
  • ➜ Sanford School of Nursing
  • ➜ Sarvodaya School of Nursing
  • ➜ School of Nursing-csi Hospital
  • ➜ School of Nursing-sgr Institutions
  • ➜ School of Nursing-st Johns Hospital
  • ➜ School of Nursing-st Marthas Hospital
  • ➜ School of Nursing-st Philomenas Hospita
  • ➜ School of Nursing-victoria Hospital
  • ➜ School of Nursing
  • ➜ School of Nursing Chinmaya Mission
  • ➜ School of Nursing Kempegowda Institute
  • ➜ School of Nursing Krupanidhi Education
  • ➜ School of Nursing Lake Side Medical
  • ➜ School of Nursing M. S. Ramaiah Hospital
  • ➜ Shekar School of Nursing
  • ➜ Sri Raghavendra School of Nursing
  • ➜ Swamy Vivekananda Edn Trust School
  • ➜ The Oxford School of Nursing
  • ➜ Vignan Institute of Nursing
  • ➜ Vijaynagar School of Nursing
  • ➜ Mallige Medical Centre
  • ➜ Sanford Instt. of Para Medical Science
  • ➜ Sri. S. Nijalingappa Health & Sanitary
  • ➜ Baptist Hospital
  • ➜ Church of South India Hospital
  • ➜ West Lions Eye Hospital & Cornea
  • ➜ St. Johns National Academy of Health
  • ➜ Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Scienc
  • ➜ Garden City College of Physiotherapy
  • ➜ Oxford College of Physiotherapy
  • ➜ Florence College of Physiotherapy
  • ➜ Padmashree College of Physiotherapy
  • ➜ Goutham Institute of Medical Sciences
  • ➜ Ktg College of Physiotherapy
  • ➜ Krupanidhi College of Physiotherapy
  • ➜ M. S. Ramaiah Medical College
  • ➜ Infant Jesus College of Physiotherapy
  • ➜ Kempegowda Institute of Medical Science
  • ➜ B. R. Ambedkar Medical College (physiothe)
  • ➜ Al-ameen College of Physiotherapy
  • ➜ Shekhar College of Physiotherapy And
  • ➜ Acharya Institute of Health Sciences
  • ➜ Dayananda Sagar College of Pharmacy
  • ➜ Oxford College of Pharmacy
  • ➜ Milind Institute of Pharmacy
  • ➜ Govt. College of Pharmacy
  • ➜ C. N. K. Reddy College of Pharmacy
  • ➜ Al-ameen College of Pharmacy
  • ➜ Pes College of Pharmacy
  • ➜ Visweswarapura Institute of Pharmacy
  • ➜ St. Johns Pharmacy College
  • ➜ K. L. E. Societys College of Pharmacy
  • ➜ M. S. Ramaiah College of Pharmacy
  • ➜ U. V. K. Gautham College of Pharmacy
  • ➜ S. D. B. Institute of Pharmacy
  • ➜ Vivekananda College of Pharmacy
  • ➜ Acharya & BM Reddy College of Pharmacy
  • ➜ NSVK Sv School of Nursing
  • ➜ Krupanidhi Education Trust (nursing)
  • ➜ Sb College of Nursing
  • ➜ Mirinda College of Nursing
  • ➜ Cnk Reddy College of Pharmacy
  • ➜ B. E. S Institute of Pharmasy
  • ➜ Nalya Institute of Kothak & Therograhy
  • ➜ Goutham Institute of Medical of Nursing
  • ➜ Gautham College of Pharmacy
  • ➜ Oxford College of Nursing
  • ➜ Directorate of Medical Education
  • ➜ Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology
  • ➜ Sri. Jayadeva Institute Ofcardiology
  • ➜ St. Johns Medical College
  • ➜ Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Whitefield
  • ➜ National Dairy Research Institute
  • ➜ Seshadripuram College
  • ➜ Maurya College of Physiotherapy
  • ➜ East West College of Physiotherapy
  • ➜ Nargund College of Pharmacy
  • ➜ B. K. F Charitable Nefro Urology Centre
  • ➜ Bowring & Lady Curzon Hospital
  • ➜ Institute of Aerospace Medicine
  • ➜ Institute of Aerospace Medicine
  • ➜ Command Hospital, Bangalore
  • ➜ Narayana Hrudalaya
  • ➜ Srinivasa Trusts Vydehi Institute
  • ➜ St Johns Nursing College
  • ➜ College of Nursing,st. Martha's

Engineering Colleges in Bangalore, Karnataka

  • Air Force Technical College, Bangalore
  • Acharya Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  • Acharya Pathashala Rural College of Engineering, Bangalore
  • Alpha College of Engineering
  • Amc Engineering College(amcec)
  • Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore
  • Amrita Institute of Technology & Sc
  • Arunas Institute of Fashion Technology
  • Atria Institute of Technology
  • Bangalore Institute of Technology
  • BMS Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  • BMS Evening College of Engineering
  • BNM Institute of Technology
  • B. T. L. Institute of Technology & Manageme
  • Bangalore College of Engineering Technol
  • Bangalore Institute of Fashion Technolog
  • Bangalore Institute of Technology
  • Basava Academy of Engineering
  • Bms Institute of Technology
  • Btl Institute of Technology
  • City Engineering College (CEC), Kanakapura Main Road, Bangalore
  • CMR Institute of Technology, Bangalore
  • Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering
  • Don Bosco Institute of Technology
  • Dr Ambedkar Institute of Technology
  • Dr MV Jayaraman College of Engineering
  • East Point Engg College
  • East West College of Engineering
  • East West Institute of Technology
  • Global Academy of Technology
  • Government SKSJ Technological Institute
  • Government SKSJ Technological Institute(ev)
  • HKBK College of Engineering
  • Hindustan Academy of Engineering
  • Islamia Institute of Technology
  • JSS Academy of Technical Education
  • KNS Institute of Technology,
  • KS Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Textile Technology
  • Loyak Technical Institute
  • Layola Technology Institute
  • M. S. Engineering College
  • MS Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies, Bangalore
  • MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology
  • M V Jayaraman College of Engineering
  • Nagarjuna College of Engg & Tech
  • National Intitute of Fashion Technology
  • New Horizon College of Engineering, Kadubisabahalli
  • Nitte Institute of Technology
  • Nttf Infirmation Technology Centre
  • Oxford College of Engineering, Hosur Road, Bangalore
  • PES Institute Of Technology, BSK III Stage, Bangalore
  • RNS Institute of Technology
  • RV Engineering College
  • Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology
  • Reva Institute For Science & Technology
  • Revana Siddeshwara Institute of Technolo
  • SCT Institute of Technology
  • Sambhram Institute of Technology
  • Sapthagiri College of Engineering
  • Shirdi Sai Engineering College
  • Sir M Visveshwaraiah Institute of Tech
  • Sri Belimatha Mahasamstahana Institute
  • Sri Jagadguru Balagangadaranath Swamiji
  • Sri Krishna Institute of Technology
  • Sri Krishna Rajendra Silver Jubilee
  • Sri Revanasiddeshwara Institute of Tech
  • Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering
  • The Oxford College of Engineering
  • University Vishweshwaraiah College of En
  • Vemana Institute of Technology
  • Vivekananda Institute of Technology
  • Vogue Institute of Fashion Technology
  • Yellamma Dasappa Institute of Technology
  • Dayananda Sagar College of Engg.

Bangalore PU College

  • B. E. L Comp Pu College
  • Gautham Pu College
  • Reddy Janasangha Pu College
  • Survodaya Pu College
  • Florence Pu College
  • Bel Comp Pu College
  • Bnes Pu College
  • Mes Kishore Kendra Pu College
  • Kles Ind Pu College
  • St Aloysius Pu College
  • Corporation Girls Pu College
  • Siddartha Comp Pu College
  • Goodwill Pu College For Girls
  • Stracey Men Comp Pu College
  • Bishop Cotton Womens Pu College
  • Cathedral Compu Pu College
  • Baldwin Boys Pu College
  • Imamiya Pu College
  • Hkes Svp Pu College
  • Sindhi Commerce Pu College
  • Rbanms Pu College
  • Hasanath Pu College For Women
  • Agcc Girls Pu College
  • Corporation Boys Pu College
  • Jeeva Christian Pu College
  • Islamia N Girls Pu College
  • Mohammed Ishaque Pu College
  • Sri Veerabhadra Pu College
  • Govt Pu College For Boys
  • Govt Pu College
  • Ananda Comp Pu College
  • Corporation Pu College, Mathikere
  • Ams Comp Pu College
  • RTM Ind Pu College
  • Vidyavahini Womens Pu College
  • M S Ramaiah Comp Pu College
  • Bapu Composite Pu College
  • Kabir Pu College
  • Rt Nagar Ind Pu College
  • C M National Comp Pu College
  • Nagasena Pu College For Girls
  • Vivekananda Pu College
  • Sya Pu College
  • V V S Pu College For Women
  • P V P Pu College For Women
  • Basaveshwara Pu College


The prominent language spoken is Kannada. Since it is a mix of cultures there are lots of other languages spoken ,like Marathi, Urdu,Telugu ,Gujarati etc are also spoken by small portion of population.



How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:Bangalore City Railway Station,Hosur Railway Station is about 14 km from Anekal Road Railway Station. Bangalore City Junction Railway Station is 42 km away. .
Nearest Airport:Bangalore International Airport
Road Transport:Bangalore Urban district is connected by roads to almost all the important places in South India.

Tourist Attraction

Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple, an example of Indian rock-cut architecture, is located in Bangalore in the state of Karnataka in India.The ancient temple was cut out of the rock probably in the 9th century. It is a natural monolith rock formation with the cave temple carved out of it. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple has four monolithic pillars and a rare idol of Agni, the God of fire.

Ranganatha Temple is dedicated to Vishnu was built by the Gangas in the 9th century AD on the island of Srirangapattana. Thus the temple is an amalgamation of Hoysala and Vijayanagar styles.

Teru-Malleshwara Temple is one of the ancient temples of Bangalore Urban District, built on the right bank of the river Vedavati. It has a lofty tower and a 45 ft high lamp, which is lit only once a year.

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium:Among the other places to visit, the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is a must see. Visiting any of the shows here gives you a good view as well as factual knowledge on astronomy.

Aquarium:The sight of the Aquarium, which is the second largest in the country, is quite fascinating. Built in a well-planned manner, the Aquarium has a good collection of a variety of aquatic life. The Aquarium remains closed on Mondays.

Bull temple:The Bull Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva's Vahana (vehicle), Nandi the bull. Here you can find a huge monolithic statue of the sitting bull that draws a large number of people to this place every day. The statue is 4.5 meters tall and 6 meters long and has been at this place long before the present temple was built.

Shiva Statue:The statue is a 65 feet high depiction of Lord Shiva in a position of Padmashan or Lotus position. The statue is complete with Mount Kailash, the Lord's heavenly abode and the river Ganga flowing from his matted locks in the background. The entire area gives you a clear picture of the mythological legend related to it.

ISKCON:The International Society for Krishna Consciousness or ISKCON Temple Complex of Bangalore is a marvellous building structure that has blended the Dravidian and modern architecture in its construction.
Tipu's Palace

Tipu's Palace, Bangalore Attractions, Tourist Attractions In Bangalore The palace and the fort of Tipu Sultan are the must see spot in Bangalore. The architecture, the layout and the overall look of the palace gives you the idea of the ethnic Mughal lifestyle.

Venkatappa Art Gallery:Venkatappa art gallery is a pleasant treat for the art lovers. It has about 600 paintings on display that you can see all through the year. The art gallery also has some of the exclusive collections of scenic displays.

Bangalore Palace:Built in the year 1887, Bangalore palace is a must see tourist spot in the garden city. The architecture of the palace is based on the Tudor style

Cubbon Park:Situated in the heart of the Bangalore city, the Cubbon Park is an interesting tourist spot which one should not miss out. The park was laid by Lord Cubbon in the year 1864. It is spread over an area of about 300 acres and the layout is absolutely exquisite.

Lal Bagh Gardens:Lal Bagh Garden, Bangalore Attractions, Bangalore City, Tourist Attractions In Bangalore Lal Bagh is a must see while visiting Bangalore. The name Lal Bagh has been given to it for the wonderfully bloomed red roses that remain blooming all through the year in this garden.

Vidhan Soudha:Vidhan Soudha, built in the year 1954 is one of the major centres of attraction in Bangalore.Is the seat of the state legislature of Karnataka. It is an imposing building, constructed in a style, sometimes described as 'Neo-Dravidian', incorporates elements of Indo-Saracenic, Rajasthani Jharokha and Dravidian styles.

Mayo Hall : It was designed in the memory of Lord Mayo and is as one of the finest designs of British architecture.

St Patrick's church: Built in 1844 this is one of the oldest churches in Bangalore and is situated on Residency Road.

Huge Shiva in old Airport Road : Built by owner of Kids Kemp-A retail outlet, is a huge Idol of Lord Shiva & Ganesha. It is completely made of plaster of paris. It is also a tourist attraction in recent times.

Infant Jesus Church : Established in 1979 by Rev. Dr. Lourduswamy, the then Archbishop of Bangalore, the church draws huge crowds on Thursday, the day dedicated to Infant Jesus.

St. Mary's Basilica : It is the oldest church in Bangalore and is the only church in the state that has been elevated to the status of a minor basilica.It is famous for the festivities held during the St. Mary's Feast in the month of September each year, an event that attracts a number of devotees from in and around Bangalore.

Lakes in Bangalore : Lakes including Ulsoor lake, Sankey tank, hesaraghatta lake, yediyur lake, nagavara lake etc.

Hotels/Lodge/Accommodation nearby Bangalore Urban district:

Bangalore is a urban city lots of hotels are available for the tourist.



Bangalore Urban district Major Attraction

Muththathhi River

Muththathhi river is situated 100KM from Bangalore in Kanakpura direction.The road condition is very poor and you will not get any restaurant where you can have proper food. Along with there is not lodging facilities available in that locality.....more