Facts About Koramangala
Koramangala lies in the south-eastern portion of Bangalore. It is one of the biggest localities in the city with wide roads and leafy thoroughfares. It has several bungalows, luxurious residential apartment projects and commercial buildings galore. It was planned after Independence as a major suburb and the strategic location between Electronic City and Bangalore drew settlers after the IT boom in the late 1990s. Koramangala is also known as the city’s foremost hub for startups.
Here are some more interesting facts about Koramangala:
- Koramangala is sub-divided into eight blocks, covering roughly 1800 acres.
- The Inner Ring Road divides the Blocks from 5 to 8, going till Indiranagar and Domlur.
- Homes started being built here in the 1970s and previously travelers would avoid Koramangala to the left while passing the Adugodi Village along Hosur Road for reaching Bommasandra or Bommanahalli, the industrial areas.
- Electronic City now occupies this road going till the industrial areas and several technology firms have set up offices here over the years.
- Koramangala is approximately 41.3 kilometers away from the Kempegowda International Airport while the Majestic Railway Station is 10.9 kilometers away from it.
- Koramangala is the junction for several key roads including the Sarjapur Road, 80 Feet Road, Intermediate Ring Road and others.
- Koramangala is home to numerous educational institutions and leading companies like Siemens, Wipro, Infosys, Texas Instruments and Flipkart.
Weather in Koramangala
The weather in Koramangala remains cool and comfortable for a majority of the year. The months between June and August are rainy with September being the wettest. People usually prefer visiting between September and March.