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    • Continent
      asia

    • Country
      india

    • State
      Karnataka

    • Latitude
      12.30509

    • Longitude
      76.65409

    • Area
      152 km2

    • Population
      10.1 lakhs

    • Timezone
      GMT + 05:30

    • Best time to Visit
      Oct-Feb

    • Currency
      INR

    • Voltage
      230 V, 50

    • Plug Type
      Type C,D,M

    • Languages
      KANNADA, ENGLISH, HINDI

    • Official Website

    • Date Format
      DD-MM-YYYY

    • Driving Side
      LEFT HAND DRIVE

    • Calling Code
      91-(0) 821

    About

    Mysore officially called as Mysuru located around 140 km from Bangalore in south-central Karnataka state, southern India The city extends from latitude 12.2958° in the North to longitude 76.6394°in the East. It lies northwest of Chamundi Hill and midway between the Kaveri (Cauvery) and Kabani (Kabbani) rivers with an elevation of 2,525 feet (770 meters) from the sea level. Mysore is one of the most famous tourist destinations of South India Mysuru, it is the third largest and second most populated city of Karnataka. Formerly known as the capital of the ‘Kingdom of Mysore’ from 1399 to 1947, now Mysore is known as Cultural Capital of Karnataka also known as the City of Palaces. According to this story in the mythological Devi Purana, Mysore was ruled by the demon-king Mahishasura. He was called Mahishasura because he was a buffalo-headed monster. Hearing to the prayers of Gods and Goddess to save them from the monster, Goddess Parvathi took birth as Chamundeswari and killed the monster. Hence, this place came to be known as Mahishuru, later became Maisuru & Mysore. Mysore also mentioned in the epic Mahabharata as Mahishmati (Mahismati). Mysore was known as Purigere in the Mauryan era (3rd century BCE) and later became Mahishapura.


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    Current Weather in Mysuru

    24°C

    Weather
    broken clouds


    • Sunrise

    • Sunset

    • Minimum temperature
      24° C

    • Maximum temperature
      24° C

    • Humidity
      73 %

    • Pressure
      1016 hPa

    • Windspeed
      3.6 m/s² Gentle Breeze

    • Wind Direction
      150 SSE South-southeast


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