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Bangalore and Tumkur on the Mysore Plateau, India

12.9N 77.5E

March 15th, 2011 Category: Snapshots

India - February 18th, 2011

The city of Bangalore appears as an expansive yellow area in the lower left quadrant of this APM image. Seventy kilometers to the northwest, near the left edge of the image, lies the smaller city of Tumkur.

Bangalore (also known as Bengaluru) is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located in the heart of the Mysore Plateau (a region of the larger Deccan Plateau) in the south-eastern part of Karnataka. Bangalore is India’s third most populous city and fifth-most populous urban agglomeration.

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