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Arekere is located in Bengaluru
Country India
State Karnataka
Metro Bangalore
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Arekere is a residential area on Bannerghatta Road in South Bangalore. The origin of the name "Arekere" comes from a water reservoir which is in the area. Are in Kannada means half. Kere in Kannada means a water reservoir or pond.

Some of the well developed residential areas within Arekere are- Arekere Mico Layout which is a BDA layout developed in the late 70's, Pandurangnagar which is just adjacent to Mico Layout, Sarvabhoumanagar, etc. Some of the schools in this area are BGS National Public School, Mitra Academy, Adigas Pre-school, Bright Kids, etc. Arekere is also a hub for various cultural activities.

The area has developed very fast since the year 2000 due to a large number of IT, BPO companies. Well known hospitals- Apollo Hospitals, Fortis Hospital have come up nearby. IIM Bangalore is half a kilometre away from this area.

There is a Mini Forest, Ganesh Temple and a playground within Arekere-Mico Layout.

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