• Tumkur is an educational and industrial town located in the state of Karnataka. Since 28 August 2010, Tumkur has been accorded the status of a corporation city. It is situated at a distance of 70 kilometers northwest of Bangalore, along National Highway 4.

• Tumkur is an educational hub with 6 Engineering institutes, Medical colleges, nursing colleges, Science and Diploma colleges.

• Food processing companies, Biotech companies, IT companies and various other Industries are located providing employment opportunities.

• Tourism attractions around Tumkur – Siddaganga mutt, Namadechilume, Sivaganga, Devrayanadurga, Gorwanahalli, Mandargiri, Siddarabetta etc..