10 fun facts about Bengaluru

Bengaluru is the second largest city in India by area. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike covers an area of about 740 square kilometers.

Bengaluru is the third most populous city in India. Population - 8.5 million (85 lakhs) in 2011

Bengaluru is known for its moderate climate throughout the year. The city enjoys pleasant temperatures because of its high elevation. Elevation - 920 m

Bangalore was officially renamed as Bengaluru on 1 November 2014.

Famous sports teams from Bengaluru - Royal Challengers Bangalore, Bengaluru FC, Bengaluru Bulls.

Bengaluru is the capital of Karnataka and is the state's largest economic, education, and startup hub.

Bengaluru is also known as the "Silicon Valley of India" for its thriving IT sector.

The Kannada cinema is based in Bengaluru.

Bengaluru is also known as the "Garden city of India".

Bengaluru is infamous for its traffic.