What is Silicon Valley and Where is it?
What is Silicon Valley and Where is it?
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There are several people asked me this question “What is Silicon Valley in your field?” And “how many Indians are working in Silicon Valley?”

There are a lot of people confused, let me clarify:

There is an area in San Francisco Bay in the northern part of the U.S. state of California which has nickname “Silicon Valley”.  This area has world’s largest high tech companies of which 39 companies listed in fortune 1000 and there are thousands of startup companies. Silicon Valley has more than 300000 information technology workers as of 2013.

Silicon Valley name became the synonym for other high tech enterprises and research. Following are the areas which are also famous with word “Silicon”:

Asia

 South America

Central America

North America

Canada

Mexico

United States

Europe

France

Germany

Greece

  • Silicon Islands is area of Patras

Ireland

Italy

The Netherlands

  • Food Valley is area of The Netherlands
  • Health Valley is area of The Netherlands

Norway

Switzerland

  • Ticino Valley is area of Switzerland

Russia

United Kingdom

 Africa

Middle East

Oceania

Australia

New Zealand

Source: Wikipedia.org

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