Aland, Karnataka

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Aland
city
Aland is located in Karnataka
Aland
Aland
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 17°34′N 76°34′E / 17.57°N 76.57°E / 17.57; 76.57Coordinates: 17°34′N 76°34′E / 17.57°N 76.57°E / 17.57; 76.57
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Gulbarga
Area
 • Total 8 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation 480 m (1,570 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 35,308
 • Density 4,413.5/km2 (11,431/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 585 302
Telephone code 08477
Vehicle registration KA-32

Aland is a town in Gulbarga district in the state of Karnataka, India. It is the headquarters of Aland Taluk. Aland was formed in 1952 as a Town Municipal Council.

Geography[edit]

Aland is located at 17°34′N 76°34′E / 17.57°N 76.57°E / 17.57; 76.57.[1] It has an average elevation of 480 metres (1574 feet). The town is spread over an area of 8 km².[2] Summer Temp. 44 °C Winter Temp. 22 °C

Aland Taluk borders Gulbarga Taluk of Gulbarga district to the east, Afzalpur Taluk of Gulbarga district to the south, Basavakalyan Taluk of Bidar district to the north-west.

Aland is one of the Taluk in Gulbarga District in Karnataka State. Aland is 38.2 km from its District Main City Gulbarga. It is 612 km from its State Main City Bangalore. 520 km from Mumbai.

Under this Taluka some villages with distance are Padasavali (5.7 km), Jidaga (8.3 km), Kinni Sultan (8.5 km), Koralli (8.6 km), Bangarga (10.4 km), Tadakal (11.9 km), Khajuri (13.9 km), Bhodhan, Darga Sirur, Dhangapur, Dhuttargaon, Hadalgi, Hallisalagar (10 km), Hirolli, Sarasamba (15 km) ... Nearest districts are Gulbarga (38.2 km), Latur (105 km), Solapur (85.6 km).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Aland had a population of 35,308. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Aland has an average literacy rate of 53%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 60% of the males and 40% of females literate. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Historical Monuments[edit]

Hazrat Khwaja Shaikh Makhdum Allauddin Ansari alias Hazrat Ladle Mashaikh Ansari (Rahmatullah Alaih) A Brief Biographical Sketch of Hazrat Khwaja Shaikh Makhdum Allauddin Ansari


Record of Black Mosque (Kaali Masjid) - Aland British Library Record of Kaali Masjid

Education[edit]

  • Al-Qualam English Medium School
  • Zeal Info-Tech (Computer Training Centre)
  • The Bridge School
  • Viveka Vardhini English Medium School (B.R Patil)
  • Moulana Mohammed Ali Johar Primary School
  • Allama Iqbal High School
  • Al-Farooq primary school
  • Lu'cent Star Public School
  • Al-Qualam Primary School (English & Urdu Medium)
  • Government Primary School
  • Sharan Nagar School
  • V.V.H.P.S
  • C.V.Raman High School
  • Basaveshwar Public School
  • Apex Public School
  • Numan Public School
  • Kar E Rawan English Medium School
  • SRG English Medium School

Colleges in Aland

  • Green Cross Safety Engineering
  • Mahatma Gandhi PU College of Arts & Science
  • Peer Zanjani Kannada D.Ed College
  • HKES Arts, Sc. & Commerce College
  • Shri Shetty Sangappa Memorial Institute of Management
  • m.a.r.g indipend pu college
  • r.m.l independ pu college
  • PRAGATI DEGREE COLLEGE OF BCA
  • Govt. Degree College


Society's / Foundations

  • Imam-e-Azam Educational, Welfare & Charitable Trust
  • Khaja Ghariban Nawaz Rural Education Society
  • High Fliers Hill Foundation
  • SRG Foundation
  • Samata Lok Shikshana
  • KPP Education Society
  • Al- Falah Trust

Computer Education

  • Zeal Info-Tech (A Unit of Al-Ansar Technologies)

Attractions[edit]

  • Hazrat Khwaja Shaikh Makhdum Allauddin Ansari alias Hazrat Ladle Mashaikh Ansari
Shri Sidharameshwar Mahaswamiji Math Jidaga Tq.Aland
  • sri Revansiddeshvar temple at sharan nagar.

Dawal malik Darga famous in Sarasamba.lots of people come from maharstra and andhrapradesh

  • A. V. Patil Degree College of Art, Science And Commerce, Aland
  • sri bhagyavanthi temple new sharan nagar
  • SRI HANUMAN TEMPLE near A.V.Patil function hall aland

Transportation[edit]

There are several district roads which connect villages to district headquarters and Aland town. Aland is also connected to other parts of the Maharashtra and other States. Aland connected with Solapur, Latur, Osmanabad, Pune, Aurangabad, Mumbai, Bidar, Hyderabad etc. There is no railway station at Aland. Nearest railway station is Gulbarga Station for this Town. and bidar railway station

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Aland
  2. ^ The area of major towns in Karnataka has been mentioned in the webpage Population of Corporation/CMC/TMC/TP belonging to the Municipal Administration Department of the Government of Karnataka
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.