Harohalli is a hobli head quarter of Kanakapura Taluk, Ramanagara District in the southern state of Karnataka, India. Its geographical coordinates are 12.320370° North and 76.7815800° East. It is situated 692 meters (2270ft) above Sea level. It is about 37 km south of the state capital Bangalore, 17 km north of the Taluk HQ Kanakapura, and 30 KM towards East from District headquarters Ramanagara. Harohalli’s Local Language is Kannada. Population of the town is 13044 as of the 2011 India census.
There is an historical tribute in the town one of the ancient temples near to Bangalore. This temple is believed to have existed over 600 years. The localites call it the "Dodda Gudi". The instance of Lord Shiva "Arunachaleshwara" is worshiped here. It depicts ancient culture of building temples & the architecture. Another feather to township is the Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB)’s proposal to build a multi-product Industrial Park in about 904.86 hectares in the industrial area of Harohalli town. Above all Harohalli Industrial Estate is the largest Industrial Estate in the Continent of Asia.
It is well connected by road to all parts of the state. National Highway-209 passes through the heart of the town resulting more frequent connectivity to all neighbouring cities like Kanakapura, Malavalli, Mandya, Mysore and Bangalore. Adequate transport facilities are available both from the state road transport service (KSRTC) and also the Bangalore Metropolitan transportation (BMTC) is extended up to the town with a very effective frequency of buses travel from and to Bangalore.
Government First Grade College Harohalli was established in the year 2007 and affiliated to Bangalore University, also recognized under Section 2(f) of the UGCAct, 1956. The College offers 07 under Graduate Programs, it has started functioning initially with a mere 30 students, with incessant demand year by year the student strength has escalated to 272 for the current academic year. With its many proactive committees, the students are exposed to craft themselves as better graduates. The primary aim of GFGC is to create dynamic leaders for the betterment of the society in particular and the Nation at large.