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 port city and the headquarters of district in the region of State in .


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, French: Karnataka, Georgian: კარნატაკა, German: Karnataka, Greek: Καρνάτακα, Gujarati: કર્ણાટક, Hebrew: קרנאטקה, Hindi: कर्नाटक, Hungarian: Karnátaka, Italian: Karnataka, Japanese: カルナータカ州, Kannada: ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ, Korean: 카르나타카 주, Latin: Carnatica, Macedonian: Карнатака, Malayalam: കർണാടക, Marathi: कर्नाटक
Mongolian: Карнатака, Nepali (macrolanguage): कर्नाटक, Newari: कर्नाटक, Oriya (macrolanguage): କର୍ଣ୍ଣାଟକ, Panjabi: ਕਰਨਾਟਕ, Persian: کارناتاکا, Portuguese: Karnataka, Russian: Карнатака, Sanskrit: कर्णाटकराज्यम्, Serbian: Карнатака, Slovak: Karnátaka, Spanish: Karnataka, 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, State of Karnātaka, State of Mysore
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