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All about Mangaluru

Mangalore or Mangaluru is a major city and port in the Indian state of Karnataka. Mangalore’s administration is in the district of Dakshina Kannada. Mangalore is a strategic point for managing sea traffic throughout the length and the breadth of the Malabar Coast. Mangalore is the leading producer of cashew nuts and accounts for the 75% of the total cashew nuts production in India. Mangaluru is a non-metro city but is still one of the leading cosmopolitan areas in India. Karnataka undoubtedly is the leading cultural, educational, commercial, healthcare and industrial hub of southern India and west coast in particular. Mangaluru is clean and part of smart city mission. Mangaluru has been ranked 13th best place for business in India and second in Karnataka.

A peek into the history of the city

Ptolemy, a Greek historian of the second century BC, who happened to travel India referred Mangaluru city as Nitra as it is situated on the banks of riverNetravali. In 6th century, a Greek monk referred to the city as a major exporter of pepper in the world. Mangalore as a city flourished under Kadambas, Alupas, Vijayanagar Empire, Keladi Nayaks and Portuguese empires. Mangalore has been the battleground for the clashes between British and the rulers of Mangalore Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali. After India got Independence, the name of the state of Mysore came to be known as Karnataka with Mangaluru as its integral part.

Geographical location

Mangaluru is located in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka and is 72 feet above sea level. Mangalore being situated on the west coast of India is bordered by The Arabian Sea to its west and Western Ghats on its east. Mangaluru lies amidst the backwaters of Netravati and Gurupura Rivers.

Pleasant climate

The climate of Mangaluru falls under Koppen Climate classification along with tropical monsoon climate. Mostly tourists visit Mangaluru in the months from December to February. Months of May to Octoberis the period when Mangalore receives maximum rainfall.

People and culture of Mangaluru

The population of Mangaluru according to 2011 consensus was 684,785. Mangalore is the city with highest literacy rate in Karnataka of 94%. Mangaluru boasts high human development index and a great cultural mix. Major languages spoken in Mangalore are Beary, Kannada, Tulu, and Konkani. Hindus form the majority in the city. Mangaluru has high percentage of Christians which is nearly about 14 percent of the population. Other communities in Mangaluru with sizeable population are Muslims, Gujaratis, and Jains. Mangalorean cuisine is majorly consumed in the region. Some of the famous dishes hailing from Mangalore are: Neer Dosa, Kori Rotti, Patrode, Kanara, Sorpotel, and Shendi

Mangaluru has a rich culture which is displayed by major dance forms that include Pilivesha Yakshagana and Paddanas. Festivals like Monti fest, Nativity feast, Easter, Eid, Christmas, Janmashtami, Diwali, and Ganesh Chaturthi are celebrated with huge pomp in the city.


Mangaluru is a city where cricket largely appreciated and widely played. Cricket in Karnataka is regulated by the Karnataka state cricket association. Mangala stadium is a prominent and full-fledged cricket stadium in Mangalore. Other sports that are played in Mangalore are:

  1. Football
  2. Tennis
  3. Squash
  4. Billiards
  5. Badminton
  6. Table tennis
  7. Golf
  8. Kambala
  9. Korikatta

Transportation framework of Mangaluru

Mangaluru is situated in such a way, that it is accessible via all the types of transportation systems including air, rail, sea and road.


Mangaluru International airport connects Mangalore to all the major cities of India. Mangalore International airport provides flights for international destination and mainly for gulf countries.


  1. Mangalore Central
  2. Mangalore Junction


  1. National Highway 66
  2. National Highway 75
  3. National Highway 50


  1. Mangalore Harbor: it provides logistical, storage and shipping services.
  2. New Mangalore Port: Handles fluid, dry, and bulk cargoes.

Economy of the city

Mangaluru economy mainly revolves around port related, agricultural, processing, industrial, and commercial activities. Mangalore hosts the largest economic zone in India which is called Mangalore special economic zone. Following are the institutions which boost the economy of Mangalore.

  1. Export Promotion Industrial Park
  2. Special Economic Zone (SEZ)
  3. Soorya Infratech Park
  4. Albuquerque Tile Factory
  5. Ullal Suburb And Agricultural Farms.

Popular markets and Malls in the city

Mangaluru has some of the best markets In the Karnataka. Markets of the area have grown with the rising economic status of the city. Malls have mushroomed up across the city with an increase in the tourism sector and increased urban population influx.

Local marketplaces

  1. Ganesh bazaar
  2. Janatha bazaar
  3. Central market
  4. K.S Rao Road
  5. Commercial street

Elegant malls of Mangaluru

  1. City Center
  2. Bharat Mall
  3. Lotus Mall
  4. The Forum Fiza Mall
  5. Empire Mall
  6. PIO Mall
  7. MAK Mall
  8. Mischief Mall
  9. Mega Mart
  10. Brand Factory
  11. Essel Center

Must visit places in Mangaluru

Mangaluru is a most visited city of southern India because of its magnificent beaches, churches, cuisines and rich cultural heritage. Places worth visiting are:

  1. Mangaladevi Temple
  2. Gokarnanatheshwara Temple
  3. Kadri Manjunath Temple
  4. St. Aloysius Chapel
  5. Tannirbhavi Beach
  6. Sultan Battery
  7. Milagres Church
  8. Bahubali Temple

Educational institutions in Mangaluru

Mangaluru is referred to as the educational center of India because learners and students from every part of India come here to pursue numerous professional courses that add up to the cosmopolitan appeal and look of the city. Below are some of the institutions that provide quality education to the students in the city.

List of top 10 schools in Mangaluru

  1. Canara Higher Primary School
  2. Kendriya Vidyalaya
  3. St Aloysius High School
  4. Bharathi English Medium School
  5. Lourdes Central School
  6. Prestige International School
  7. Cambridge School
  8. Presidency School
  9. Lourdes Central School
  10. The Yenepoya School

List of top 12 colleges in Mangaluru

  1. St Aloysius College
  2. National Institute of Technology Karnataka
  3. NITTE University
  4. Father Muller Medical College
  5. Yenepoya University
  6. Kasturba Medical College
  7. St Joseph Engineering College
  8. Canara College
  9. SDM Law College
  10. College of Fisheries
  11. St. Joseph's Seminary
  12. Karnataka Theological College

Avenues for job seekers in Mangaluru

Mangaluru with its numerous public and private sector institutions is a primary destination for the job seekers to post their resume to. Here are some of the institutions that have been offering number of employment opportunities for the unemployed

List of top 10 public sector units in Mangaluru

  1. Mangalore Refinery And Petrochemicals
  2. ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals Limited
  3. Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd
  4. Bharathi Shipyard Limited
  5. Total Oil India Limited
  6. BASF
  7. Karnataka Bank
  8. Corporation Bank
  9. Canara Bank
  10. Vijaya Bank

List of top 12 private sector units in Mangalore

  1. Infosys
  2. Cognizant Technology Solutions
  3. Mphasis BPO
  4. Thomas Reuters
  5. Endurance International group
  6. Riskonnect
  7. Novigo Solutions
  8. Bolas Intelli Solutions
  9. Invenger Technologies
  10. UniCourt India
  11. Perform Group
  12. TCS

Health cares facilities

Mangaluru has hospitals and specialty centers spread all over the city, which provide effective treatment of various diseases at an affordable cost.

  1. Unity Hospital
  2. Government Lady Goschen Hospital
  3. K S Hegde Hospital
  4. Wenlock Districts Hospital
  5. Yenepoya Hospital
  6. Indiana Hospital And heart Institute
  7. Father Muller Medical College
  8. Omega Hospital
There is no doubt that Mangalore is one of the most desirable places to live as it is equipped with all sorts of facilities, which improves the standard of living of an individual. From the sources of employment to exclusive healthcare services to popular tourist destinations Mangalore has it all.
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Local Packers and Movers Charges in Mangaluru

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Packing cost 960 - 2500 1400 - 3800 1900 - 5000
Labour Charges 680 - 1800 1000 - 2700 1300 - 3600
Transport Rates 2360 - 6200 3400 - 9500 4600 - 12400
Total Moving Price 4000 - 10500 5800 - 16000 7800 - 21000

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