Bangaluru, erstwhile known as Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka, a state in India.
Bangalore is known as the 'Silicon Valley of India' because of its role as the nation's leading exporter of IT services.
Indian technological organizations ISRO, Infosys and Wipro are headquartered in the city. It is also home to many educational and research institutions in India.
A demographically diverse city, Bangalore is the second fastest-growing major metropolis in India.