Mysore or MaisÅ«ru (Kannada: à²®à³ˆà²¸à³‚à²°à³) is the second largest city in the Indian state of Karnataka. Mysore is the administrative seat of Mysore District, and Mysore Division. It is located at 770 m above sea level at at and is 135 km from Bangalore, the state capital.
The Mysore region is an unofficial region that is part of Karnataka state in southern India. It forms approximately the southern half of the non-coastal areas of that state. The area corresponds almost exactly to that of the erstwhile princely state of Mysore.