Kolar district is a district in Karnataka state of India. The town of Kolar is the district headquarters. Kolar district is located in the southern region of the State and is the easternmost district of the Karnataka State. The district is bounded by the Bangalore Rural district in the west Chikballapur district in the north, Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh in the east and on the south by Krishnagiri and Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. On 10 September 2007, Kolar district was bifurcated to form the new district of Chikballapur.Due to the modern discovery of the Kolar Gold Fields, Kolar has become popularly known as the “Golden Land” of India. Read More..