Mangalore is the chief port city of the Indian state of Karnataka and is situated 350 km away from the state capital, Bangalore. The city lies between Arabian Sea and Western Ghats mountain ranges and is the administrative headquarters. Further this city was in news due to its pristine beaches, calm localities and broad beaches and was declared as the eighth cleanest city of India. The pincode of the city is 575001.
Weather at Mangalore remains pleasant. It has tropical monsoon climate but the most pleasant months here are from December to February, probably during which the heat and humidity are the lowest.
Major economy of the city is agriculturally processed products, refineries and port related activities. Besides it is hub of IT and outsourcing companies that provide wide job opportunities to the youth. Further there are many plans being dedicated for development of I.T parks and Industrial Parks in SEZ near Mangalore University.
Infrastructure at Mangalore is best structured and organized in the most systematic way. It can be best reached by roads and railways. It also has a well-established airport facility. Moreover there is strong inter-connectivity of express buses which ensure safe and secure travel. The city also has several tourist places to explore that makes this place an ideal destination.
The city has several markets and malls that doles out wonderful shopping experience to shopping lovers. It is indeed home to several branded apparel stores as in Lacoste, Lee, Levi and Biba.