Located at a distance of 90 kms from Bengaluru, capital of Karnataka
Spread across 7 talukas – Krishnarajpet, Maddur, Malavalli, Mandya, Nagamangala, Srirangapatna and Pandavapura
Sugar Mills, Jaggery making units, Rice Mills, Solvent extraction are the prominent industries of this district
Sri. Krishnaraja Wodeyar, Dr. Sri. M.Vishweshwaraiah, Sri. Mirza Mohamed Ismail, Sri. Lenli. C. Kolmen, K.V.Shankaregowda are prominent personalities directly responsible for the development of the State.
Area: 4,982 sq km
Rivers: Kaveri, Hemavathi, Shimsha, Lokapavani, Veeravaishnavi
Population: 18.09 lakhs
Population density: 365 persons per sq km
University and Higher Education
Primary Health Centres
Five industrial estates
Four industrial areas
Presence of large organisations such as Welspun, Gokaldas, Shahi Exports, etc.
Clusters of metalware in Nagamangala taluka
Twenty Two technical centres for the development of sericulture