Kolar Gold Fields is an important city situated in Bangarpet Taluk, Kolar District. As per the 2011 census the population was 1,66,375.
The city is under the administration of the City Municipal Council, Robertsonpet, K.G.F. for the proper planned growth and control of the city, Town Planning Authority was formed in 1973 as per the Town and Country Planning Act 1961. The K.G.F. Urban Development Authority has been formed in the year 1988 as per the provision of the Karnataka Urban Development Authority Act 1987. The local Planning Area of the K.G.F. Urban Development Authority is about 216 sqkm.