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South Karnataka (officially known as Dakshina Karnataka) generally refers to the southern part of Karnataka state, excluding the coastal areas. It generally corresponds to former Mysore state. Kannada dialect of South Karnataka is slightly different as compared to North Karnataka.
South Karnataka in Blue, Kodagu in Light blue
|Region||Old Mysore Region|
|• Total||84,969 km2 (32,807 sq mi)|
|• Density||370/km2 (970/sq mi)|
|• Regional||Urdu, Tulu, Konkani, Are Bhashe, Kodava|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Sex ratio||965 ♂/♀|
There are 15 districts in South Karnataka:
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- H.S. Sudhira; T.V. Ramachandra; M.H. Bala Subrahmanya (2007). "City Profile — Bangalore" (PDF). Cities. Bangalore: Environmental Information System (Centre of Ecological Sciences), Indian Institute of Science. 24 (5): 382. doi:10.1016/j.cities.2007.04.003.
- Pattanashetti, Girish (16 July 2010). "The saga of the unification movement". Thehindu.com. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
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