Mysore the headquarters of the district and the city division lies about 146 km (91 miles) towards southwest of Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka state. The Mysore city border extends up to an area of 128.42 km (50 sq miles) and is located on the foothills of Chamundi Hills. In the year 1903 City improvement Trust Board (CITB) was established and in a short while the Mysore city became one of the first cities in the Asia continent to undertake all its planned developments of the city. The summer season is from the month of March to June, trailing the heavy rains from July to November and the winter season from the month of December on the way to February.
The municipal administration of the city is administered by the Mysore City Corporation, which was established in the year 1888 and later on improved into a corporation in the year 1977. The corporation administers the engineering works, health, cleanliness, water supply, management and taxes in the city headed by a mayor and supported by commissioners and council of members. The Mysore Urban Development Authority (MUDA), which is administered by a commissioner, manages the development and expansion of the Mysore city and the activities take an account of developing new layouts and infrastructure, township planning and land acquisition.
The people in the Mysore city are known as Mysoreans in English and Mysoorinavaru in the regional language of Kannada. The continuing disagreement between the two states Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on sharing Cauvery River water has common consequence in the city leading to minor quarrel and protest.
Mysore also obtains several information technology related companies in its borders and well known amongst them is Infosys Technologies Limited. Infosys in the city of Mysore has the leading training center for a private sector business in Asia. Infosys is also well known as one of the leading technological training centers worldwide and Wipro has set up its Global Service Management Center (GSMC) at Mysore .
Short distance from Mysore city is the Krishnaraja Sagar Dam and the bordering area is Brindavan Gardens where a musical fountain show is held in the evening time. Significant places of the Mysore city are Srirangapatna, Somanaathapura and Talakad. Mysore Railway Station has three railway lines that connect to the metropolitan cities like Bangalore, Hassan and Chamarajanagar. In the year 1882 first railway line was set up direction finding the way to Bangalore-Mysore Junction and it was meter gauge line. For any other information click on Mysore Map made available with more details.