Bengaluru (also called Bangalore) is the capital of India’s southern Karnataka state. The centre of India’s high-tech industry, the city is also known for its parks, lakes and beautiful weather. Nestled on the Deccan Plateau in the south-eastern part of Karnataka, Bangalore is India’s third most populous city and fifth-most populous urban agglomeration. Bangalore is well known as a hub for India’s information technology sector. It is among the top 10 preferred entrepreneurial locations in the world.