Mangalore - General Information


History
At one point, Mangalore was the major seaport and ship building center of Hyder Ali's kingdom. Today it's a center for the export of coffee and cashew nuts. Mangalore is a city in Karnataka which is named after the goddess Mangaladevi, lying on the backwaters formed by the Netravati and Gurpur rivers. It has a long roadstead along the Malabar Coast. It has several pilgrim centers. Lying in the Western coast and touching the Arabian Sea, Mangalore has been historically a ship for building center.
General Information
Area 8,441 Sq.Kms
Population 425,800
Temperature Summer : Max. 35 C Min. 26.1C
Winter : Max. 32 C Min. 26.1C
Religions Hindu, Christian, Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Jains, other....
Languages
Tulu, Kannada, English, Urdu,Malayalam, Konkani, Malayalam, Hindi
STD Code + 0824
ISD Code + 91
State Karnataka


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