Mangalore at a Glance

Area: 132.5 sq.kms 135 .kms. of Coastline.

Climate: Moderate with a heavy monsoon season. Airport: 14 kms. from City Centre.

Literacy: 77.4% Languages: Kannada, English, Malayalam, Tulu, Hindi and Konkani.

Poised to be a major hub Petrochemical hub of the West Coast of India. It is set to become a major Industrial hub with the MSEZ and other IT SEZ's slated for launch in the near future. The only major all weather sea port in Karnataka and the 9th largest port in the country Administrative headquarter of the Dakshina Kannada District.

Largest urban coastal center in Karnataka which ranks second after Bangalore in social and economic indicators. Renowned for its financial and educational institutions - 4 Nationalised banks, over 50 educational institutions and 4 Universities have their origins here.