Mangalore is the central port city of the Indian province of Karnataka. It is situated around 352 km west of the state capital, Bangalore, between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats mountain run. It is the second real city in Karnataka state in all perspectives after the capital city Bangalore. It is the main city in Karnataka to have all methods of transport — Air, Road, Rail and Sea alongside 5 other real urban areas in India. It is otherwise called the Gateway of Karnataka. It is the biggest city in the Tulu Nadu locale of Karnataka. Mangalore is the second best business goal in Karnataka after Bangalore and thirteenth best in India. The number of inhabitants in the urban agglomeration was 623,841, as indicated by the temporary aftereffects of the 2011 national evaluation of India.
Mangalore created as a port in the Arabian Sea amid old occasions and turned into a noteworthy port of India. This port handles 75 percent of India's espresso and cashew trades. The port is utilized as an arranging point for ocean traffic along the Malabar Coast. This waterfront city was governed by a few noteworthy forces, including the Kadambas, Alupas, Vijayanagar Empire, Keladi Nayaks and the Portuguese. In the long run added 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 province of Mysore in 1956.