|This article අනාථ ලිපියක් වන්නේ, වෙනත් කිසිම ලිපියක් එය වෙත නොබැඳෙන බැවිනි. (ජූනි 2013)|
|— city —|
in Karnataka and India
• 6,223.55 km2 (2,403 sq mi)
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
||128.42 square kilometres (49.58 sq mi):p.04
• 763 metres (2,503 ft)
Mysore (pronounced /maɪsɔər/ ( අසන්න) in English, Kannada: ಮೈಸೂರು Maisūru) is the second largest city in the state of Karnataka, India. It is the headquarters of the Mysore district and the Mysore division and lies about 146 km (91 mi) southwest of Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka. The name Mysore is an anglicised version of Mahishūru, which means the abode of Mahisha. Mahisha stands for Mahishasura, a demon from Hindu mythology. The city is spread across an area of 128.42 km2 (50 sq mi) and is situated at the base of the Chamundi Hills.