Yelahanka is a suburb of Bangalore in the Indian state of Karnataka originally envisaged as a satellite town of Bangalore city, but now part of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike. Yelahanka is located near the fast developing northern section of Greater Bangalore, about 14 kilometers from downtown Bangalore. National Highway NH7 passes through Yelahanka and newly constructed NH7 passes through the north eastern fringes of Yelahanka. State Highway 9 (Bangalore - Hindupur) passes through Yelahanka bisecting the suburb into Old Town and New Town.
Yelahanka has became one of the main business centres of Bangalore City. Yelahanka's business areas are Hospital Main Road and BB road in Yelahanka and in the new town are 16th 'B' Cross Road and Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan Road. Yelahanka has lakes surrounding it, the prominent ones being Yelahanka Kere and Puttenhalli lake which has officially been declared a bird sanctuary.