The main port of Karnataka

 

Located 350 km west of the state capital, Bangalore, on the Malabar coast of the Arabian Sea at the foot of the Western Ghats. It is the administrative center of Dakshina Kannada (formerly South Kannada) district in southwest Karnataka. With pristine beaches, wide roads and quiet neighborhoods, Mangalur is recognized as the 8th cleanest city in India. Mangalur is one of the 13 best cities to do business in India and 2nd in Karnataka (after Bangalore).