Karnataka is an enchanting land abounding in scenic beauty, rich is flora and fauna. It has pomp and pageantry of glorious traditions and marvels of modern engineering. The State is bounded by Maharashtra and Goa States in the North and North-West; by the Arabian Sea in the West; by Kerala and Tamilnadu States in the South and by the State of Andhra Pradesh in the East. The State extends to about 750 km from North to South and about 400 km from East to West, and covers an area of about 1,91,791 sq.km. 

Karnataka' economy largely depends on agriculture. The capital city Bangalore is the silicon valley of India. Most of the global IT companies have their branches in Bangalore. Bangalore, the IT capital of India accounts for approximately major portion of India's software exports because of largest pool of IT work force.