Karnataka is a state in that stretches from in the north to in the south. It has a coastal region with numerous coconut trees and beautiful beaches and an interior with mountains, valleys and farmlands.

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, now known officially as Bengaluru, is the capital of the state of .

, officially Mysuru, is the second-most populous city of the state of , .

, in the state of , , is the site of the once-magnificent capital of the Vijayanagara Empire.


is a region in . Kannada is widely spoken, and people in urban areas can understand English and Hindi.

or Canara is coastal region. This coastal strip of Karnataka lies between the Sahyadri mountain range and the Arabian sea.


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Arabic:  كارناتاكا Belarusian:  Карнатака Bengali:  কর্ণাটক Bihari :  कर्नाटक Bishnupriya:  কর্ণাটক Bulgarian:  Карнатака Catalan:  Estat de Karnataka Chinese:  卡纳塔克邦 Czech:  Karnátaka Dhivehi:  ކަރްނާޓަކާ Esperanto:  Karnatako Georgian:  კარნატაკა Greek:  Καρνάτακα Gujarati:  કર્ણાટક Hebrew:  קרנאטקה Hindi:  कर्नाटक Hungarian:  Karnátaka Japanese:  カルナータカ州 Kannada:  ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ Korean:  카르나타카 주 Latin:  Carnatica Macedonian:  Карнатака Malayalam:  കർണാടക Marathi:  कर्नाटक Mongolian:  Карнатака
Nepali:  कर्नाटक Newari:  कर्नाटक Oriya:  କର୍ଣ୍ଣାଟକ Panjabi:  ਕਰਨਾਟਕ Persian:  کارناتاکا Russian:  Карнатака Sanskrit:  कर्णाटकराज्यम् Serbian:  Карнатака Slovak:  Karnátaka Tajik:  Карнотако Tamil:  கருநாடகம் Telugu:  కర్ణాటక Thai:  รัฐกรณาฏกะ Tibetan:  ཁར་ན་ཀྲ་ཁཱ། Ukrainian:  Карнатака Urdu:  کرناٹک Western Panjabi:  کرناٹک Wu Chinese:  卡纳塔克邦 Yiddish:  קארנאטאקא Karnātaka Mysore Q1185 State of Karnātaka State of Mysore

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