Maharashtra vs Karnataka State Comparison | Karnataka vs Maharashtra Comparison

Maharashtra vs Karnataka State Comparison | Karnataka vs Maharashtra Comparison
Maharashtra vs Karnataka State Comparison

In this article, we have compared India's 2 states Maharashtra and Karnataka. For this comparison, we have used factors such as GDP, Area, Population, HDI, Literacy rate etc.

Year 2019 Maharashtra Karnataka
State Map
Region Western Southern
GDP $430 Brillion $200 Billion
Area 3,07,713 Km2 1,91,791 Km2
Area wise rank in India Rank 3rd Rank 7th
No. of Districts 36 30
Capital City Mumbai Bangalore
Population 11.42 Crores 6.41 Crores
Religion 79.8% Hinduism
11.5% Muslims
5.8% Buddhism
1.2% Jains
1% Christians
0.7% Sikh & Others
84% Hindu 
12.92% Muslims 
1.87% Christians 
0.72% Jains 
0.16% Buddhist 
0.30% Sikh and others
Languages 68.93% Marathi
12.89% Hindi
6.71% Urdu
2.11% Gujarati
9.36% Telugu
& Others
66.54% Kannada
10.83% Urdu
5.84% Telugu
3.45% Tamil
3.38% Marathi
3.30% Hindi
6.65% Tulu & Others
Literacy Rate 82.34% 75.36%
Poverty rate 17.35% 20.91%
HDI 0.683 0.682
Top 10 Largest cities Mumbai
Pune
Nagpur
Nasik
Aurangabad
Solapur
Dhule
Amravati
Kolhapur 
Nanded
Bangalore
Hubballi–Dharwad
Mysore
Gulbarga
Belgaum
Mangalore
Davanagere
Bellary 
Vijayapur
Shimoga
Festivals Ganeshotsav
Janmashtami
Narali Purnima
Gudhi Padwa
Makar Sankranti
Dasara Festival
Ganesh or Gowri Festival
Hampi Festival
Karaga Festival 
Kambala Festival