Thursday, December 13, 2012

Few "Bangalore Facts"

  • Bangalore has the impeccable record of highest growth in 20 years.(as of 2005)
  • Bangalore has highest number of Pubs in Asia.(Point to be noted)
  • Bangalore has highest number of cigarette smokers in India.(Did someone say, smoking is injurious to health???)
  • Bangalore has 21 engineering colleges, which is highest in the world in any given city.(does that mean, most number of engineers as well?)
  • Bangalore University has 57 Engineering Colleges affiliated to it, which is highest in the world.
  • Bangalore is the only city in the world to have commercial and defence airport operating from the same locality.
  • Bangalore was the first city in India to receive electricity.
  • Bangalore has highest number of Public sectors and Government organizations in India. (so more corruption???)
  • Bangalore University has highest number of students going Abroad for higher studies taking the first place from IIT-Kanpur.
  • Bangalore has only 41% of local population(i.e.Kannadigas). Hence a true cosmopolitan with around 21% Tamilians, 15% Telugites, 11% Keralites, 6% Europeans, 6% a mixture of all races.
  • Bangalore Police has the reputation of being the second best in India after New Delhi Police.
  • Bangalore has the highest density of traffic in India. (so damn true..!)
  • Bangalore has the highest number of 2-wheelers in the world and also the dubious reputation for the highest 2-wheeler thefts.(its obvious then. Ants are always there around sweet)
  • Bangalore is considered as the Fashion Capital of East comparable to Paris. (Quite possible. You know what I mean, right?)
  • Bangalore is rated one of the Cleanest cities in India.
  • Bangalore has produced the maximum International Sports persons in India for all sports ahead of even Mumbai & Delhi.
  • Bangalore has the richest people in India. The line of poverty is the least of all cities of the world.
  • Bangalore has produced the maximum number of scientists considered for Nobel Prize nominations (from India).
  • Bangalore's Lalbagh botanical gardens is credited to have one of the most diverse man made collection of flora.
Night View of Lalbagh
  • Bangalore has produced the highest number of professionals in USA almost 60% of the Indian population abroad is from Bangalore (except Gulf).
  • Bangalore has highest number of cocaine addicts in India.
  • Bangalore has the highest number of software professionals in the world taking the first place from Osaka, Japan.
  • Bangalore has the most number of gardens in a city. Hence called Garden City. Nearly 40% of Bangy's landscape is gardens/parks & 15% lakes/ponds.
  • Bangalore has produced the maximum international sportsmen in India for all sports ahead of even Mumbai & Delhi.
  • Bangalore is the only city in India with maximum number of temples, mosques, churches & gurdwaras.
  • Bangalore University produces maximum number of doctors in India. (They help the people mentioned in the 3rd point above)
  • Bangalore was founded in 2nd Century and still has the same infrastructure drainage & sanitary systems - the oldest in the world.
  • Bangalore is considered an antipode of Boston, in terms of IT.
  • Below is a Bangalore Survival Kit which I found from Google Images.

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