District carved out of the erstwhile Bangalore Rural district on 23 Aug 2007

Divided into 4 administrative divisions– Channapatna, Kanakapura, Ramanagara, Magadi 

Located approximately  50 km  southwest  of Bengaluru city 

Bidadi Industrial Area houses manufacturing units of Toyota, Coca Cola and a 1,400 MW combined gas-based cycle power plant 

Arkavathi, Kanva, Kaveri, and Shimsha rivers pass through the district

Known for its silk production and has Asia’s second largest cocoon market, after Devanahalli (Bengaluru Rural)
Famous for the huge rocky outcroppings: Savandurga , Ramadevarabetta, SRS betta and Thenginkalbetta
It's the birthplace of Sri Kempegowda, architect, builder and mentor of present Bengaluru city

Ramanagara on map of Karnataka

15,275 Crores

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Area: 8,386 sq km

Rivers: Arkavathi, Kanva, Kaveri and Shimsha

Population: 10.82 lakhs

Population density: 303 persons per sq km


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Textiles and Handicrafts

GoK proposed an Integrated Textile Park. 125 acres of land at Harisandra has been identified 1 SEZ in the textile sector with an investment of INR 120 crores Emerging hub for garment industry Stone carving, terracotta, pottery and clay clusters in Ramanagara Wood carving , lacquerware and oys clusters in Channapatna


Houses Asia’s second largest cocoon market Regarded as the traditional district for sericulture. Main silkworm races reared are “Kolar Gold” (Multivoltine), CSR pure, hybrids and poly hybrids (Bivoltine)

Auto and Auto Ancillaries

Presence of companies like Toyota Motors, Stanzen Toyotetsu India, TG Kirloskar Automotive, Tata AutoComp Systems Toyota recently set up a manufacturing plant with an investment of USD 5 billion

Industrial Profile

Four  industrial estates

Two  industrial areas

Silk textile cluster at Kudur

Houses  Asia’s second largest  cocoon market

Printing Cluster at Harohalli

Proposed Integrated Textile Park at Harisandra

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