Hoskote is situated on the old Madras Road, about 25 km north east of Bangalore, in Karnataka
. It is 40 km west of Kolar.
Hoskote Industrial Area, with many prominent factories, is located here, which includes a manufacturing plant of the world famous automobile company 'Volvo.'
Avimukteshwara Temple is one of the many ancient temples located here. Emerald Isle Resort is also located 2 km from Hoskote.
Bangalore International Airport and Bangalore Cantonment Railway Station serve this region.