Doddaballapura

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Doddaballapur

Dod ballapur
City
Coat of arms of Doddaballapur
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
DB Pur
Doddaballapur is located in Karnataka
Doddaballapur
Doddaballapur
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 13°17′31″N 77°32′35″E / 13.292°N 77.543°E / 13.292; 77.543Coordinates: 13°17′31″N 77°32′35″E / 13.292°N 77.543°E / 13.292; 77.543
CountryBangalore rural  India
StateKarnataka
DistrictBangalore Rural
Government
 • TypeCity Council
Elevation
880 m (2,890 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total299,594
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
561 203
Telephone code080
Vehicle registrationKA-43 KA–50
Websitehttp://bangalorerural.kar.nic.in/doddaballapura.asp

Doddaballapur is a City municipal council in Bangalore Rural district in the state of Karnataka, India. Dodda means "big" in the native Kannada it is an industrial city which houses several multiple national companies .[1]

Economy[edit]

Doddaballapur is about 40 km from Bangalore towards North on Bangalore-Hindupur state highway (SH-9). This town was once known for weaving silk Sarees. Many families in Doddaballapur are dependent on power looms and silk Saree related business.

An apparel park is situated near Doddaballapur and it has multiple national and international garments factories established here. The site of the upcoming $22 billion, 12,000-acre (49 km2) BIAL IT Investment Region, the largest IT region in India and one of the largest infrastructure projects in Karnataka's history.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "State Cabinet approves IT park near Devanahalli airport". The Hindu. 29 January 2010. Retrieved 8 June 2018.

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