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Mangalore is the only city in Karnataka to have a coastline along both the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats. The modern name of Mangaluru was an anglicised version of its original name "Mangalapuram", which means "port" or "haven" in Malayalam language. The earliest reference to Mangalore occurs in a 10th-century copper-plate inscription found at Balligavi, talk of ""a town called Mangalapura"" (literally, 'the town with mango groves'). There are also references to a place called Kudla (or Koodli) nadu ("country") mentioned by the Sanskrit poet Banabhatta; this may be a reference either to Mangalore or Kodial(Ullala). In some early English maps like that of Fra Mauro, it was referred as Angullala and Anjuvannam.