Karnataka is one of the twenty eight States of India spread in an area of 1.9 lakhs square kilometers. Its population is 6.1 crores which includes urban population of 2.4 crores and rural population of 3.7 crores. The sex ratio of Karnataka is nine hundred seventy three females per 1000 males.
It is divided into thirty one districts, two hundred thirty sub-distrcits and two hundred thirty four blocks. There are 82 thousands schools, 13.4 thousands hospitals, 11.5 thousands ATMs, 12.5 thousands banks, 9.7 thousands post offices in Karnataka.