Doddaballapur Road is located outside of Bangalore but is somewhat oriented towards thenorthern part of the city. It is one of the towns within Bangalore Rural District. In the local language, i.e, Kannada, Doddaballapur means 'Big Ballapura'. The area is situated 40 km north west of Bangalore.
In the early 15th century, it was believed that one Abbas Khan received Doddaballapur as a Jahagir after being handed over to many rulers in many span of years. Finally, in 1761, Haider Ali passed the reign to Wadeyars of Mysore.
The area is spread across 78760 hectares of land housing five hoblis/ cluster of villages. The five cluster of villages present are Doddabelavangala, Thubagere, Sasalu, Madure and Kasaba.
As per 2001 India census, the total population of Doddaballapura summed upto 71,509. Out of which, males formed 52% and females 48% of the population. Doddaballapura has a high literacy rate of 68%.
The nearby schools and educational institutes are NITTE International School, Ryan International School, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Vinayaka Public School and many more. The nearby hospitals are Ashwini Hospital, Malavya Hospital, Sri Maruthi Hospital, etc.
The localities in close vicinity with the area are Puttanahalli, Yelahanka, etc. It is just 20 km away from City Railway Station and 17 km from Bangalore International Airport.
The real estate scenario is booming and has set a trademark against other regions. Due to the planned peripheral ring road (PRR), the proposed Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) and the Aerospace Park near the Airport, the areas will see an upward trend in real estate especially Doddaballapur Road. Few of the projects come up in this area are state of the art and villas are more preferred in this area than apartments.
Some of the Residential Projects at Doddaballapur Road are listed below: