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Telugu, Tamil, Urdu, Marathi, Tulu, Kodagu, Konkani, Hindi.
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rail heads etc.
is well known for producing some of the country's foremost statesmen, scholars
and sportspersons, and is one of the major revenue rakers through its
strong tourism industry. The landscape is very varied, with a beautiful
coast, flatland plains and a lot of mountains. It is dotted with hill
stations, beach resorts and architectural excavations, making it a great
vista for tourists with every kind of interest.The people are known as
Kannadigas, which are the Kannada speaking peole, there are also the Coorgis
of the Coorg hills and the Tulus of the Udipi regions.
Semi-tropical Seasons Summer, March to May (18oC to 40oC); Winter December,
March to May (14oC to 32oC);
Seasons, South-West Monsoon: June to August; North-East
Monsoon: October to December
Rainfall: 500 mm to over 4000 mm.
Products: Coffee, silk, sandalwood, agarbathis, ivory carvings, inlay
work, badriware, lacquerware
The Krishna System- Krishna, Tungabhadra, Vedavati, Hagari Malaprabha,
Ghataprabha, Doni, Bhima.
The Kaveri System- Kaveri, Hemavati, Harangi,Kapila, Shimsha. West-flowing
rivers - Kalinadi, Gagavali, Aghanashini, Sharavati, Varahi, Netravati.
Other rivers - Manjra and Karanja (tributaries of the Godavari);Palar,
Industries: Electronics, Computer Engineering, Aeronautics, Machine
Tools, Watch-making, Electrical Engineering, Aluminum, Steel
Major Crops: Ragi, jowar, rice; sugarcane, coconut, groundnuts;
Major Minerals: Gold (90% of India's production), iron ore, manganese,
Main Educational Centres: Indian Institute of Science, Raman Research Institute, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences, Central Food Technological Research Institute, Indian Space Research Organisation, National Aeronautical Laboratory, National Institute for