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Karnataka

Indian state
Karnataka 
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Instance ofstate of India (1956)
Location India
Capital
Legislative body
  • Karnataka Legislature
Executive body
Official language
Head of state
Head of government
Inception
  • 1 November 1956
Population
  • 61,130,704 (2011)
Area
  • 191,791 ±1 km²
Follows
  • Mysore State
Different from
  • Karnataka
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12° 58′ 12.77″ N, 77° 33′ 37.04″ E
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English: Karnataka is a state in southern India. For more, See The Karnataka Category.

KarnatakaEdit

This gallery is provides images from Karnataka under various categories. The objective is to provide quality images to Wikipedia articles.

HeritageEdit

Karnataka with its rich heritage leaving memories with monuments that represented the glory from the rulers to empires. We showcase them to the present and it is our duty and commitment to protect them for our future generations. Click on text links below to to load gallery

TemplesEdit

The gallery includes ancient and new temples with various styles and architectures providing blessings for devotees, pilgrims and visitors.

WildlifeEdit

The forests of Karnataka with many wildlife reserves provides opportunity of sighting rare species, these galleries include captures of safaris and sighting of such beautiful life. The category also includes zoological parks in Karnataka. There are five National Parks totally covering an area about 2500 square kilometers. There are 3 tiger reserves, 21 wildlife sanctuaries and 2 forests as part of bio-sphere reserves.

BirdsEdit

Ranganathittu and Nagarahole are major bird Sanctuaries in Karnataka, there are other seasonal bird sanctuaries providing resting place for migratory birds of the world. This gallery includes images of the colorful birds captured in Karnataka Bird sanctuaries

WaterEdit

The Western Ghats (peaks) with winding rivers and streams creates many waterfalls in Karnataka. Some are seasonal and depends on monsoon rains the places are always attractive with normal or huge amount of water cascades or direct drops. This gallery includes water falls, beaches and other water fronts of Karnataka

LandscapesEdit

In this catch-all category you will find images of peaks, plains,green and cityscapes of Karnataka

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