Mangalore, officially known as Mangaluru, is the chief port city of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is situated around 352 km 219 mi west of the state capital, Bangalore, between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats mountain run. It is the second significant city in Karnataka state in all perspectives after Bangalore. It is known as the Gateway of Karnataka. It is likewise the biggest city in Tulu Nadu locale.
The number of inhabitants in the urban agglomeration was 623,841, as indicated by the temporary consequences of the 2011 national enumeration of India. Mangalore created as a port in the Arabian Sea amid antiquated occasions and turned into a noteworthy port of India. This port handles 75 for every penny of India's espresso and cashew sends out. The port is utilized as an arranging point for ocean activity along the Malabar Coast.
This beach front city was governed by a few noteworthy forces, including the Kadambas, Alupas, Vijayanagar Empire, Keladi Nayaks and the Portuguese. The city was a wellspring of dispute between the British and the Mysore rulers, Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan. In the long run attached by the British in 1799, Mangalore remained some portion of the Madras Presidency until India's freedom in 1947. The city was bound together with the territory of Mysore now called Karnataka in 1956.