Mysore 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.
The twenty closest neighbours in the database:
Bangalore (India) (123 km), Bangkok (Thailand) (2,579 km), Dubai (United Arab Emirates (2,667 km), Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) (2,711 km), Angkor Thom (2,945 km), Angkor Wat (2,946 km), Temple of Preah Kahn (2,947 km), Temple of Ta Prohm (2,948 km), Temple of Neak Pean (2,949 km), Temple of Banteay Kdei (2,949 km), East Mebon Temple (2,952 km), Temple of Banteay Srei (2,956 km), Temple of Bakong (2,958 km), Persepolis and Naqsh-e Rustam (3,140 km), Shiraz (Iran) (3,150 km), Yazd (Iran) (3,152 km), Meybod (Iran) (3,205 km), Mekong Delta (3,240 km), Hanoi (Vietnam) (3,247 km), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) (3,268 km)