|• Gram Panchayat President||Dulgi Narsaiah sarpanch (2013-2018)|
|Elevation||371 m (1,217 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||AP 25|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Zahirabad|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Banswada|
There are Revenue Mandal Office,Mandal Praja Parishat Office,Gram Panchayat Office,Primary Health Office,Police Station in Birkur
Birkur village population is approximately 25,000 and the mandal population is around 45,000. Variety of people mix and diversions.
Birkur's major economy is agriculture (85%), and the rest is small businesses, government and the private service sector.
Andhra Bank and District Co-operative Bank
- Rice mills
- Retail stores such as, Fertilizers, Kirana & General Stores
- Cement, Steel
- Cafes and Restaurants
- Market committee
Bikur has a successful Govt. High School and some private schools to cover up to 10th grade. Students will have to go to Banswada, Bodhan, Nizamabad or Hyderabad for higher studies after 10th.
Birkur recently experienced heavy private vehicle population and petrol bunk.
Birkur is home for many types of crops like Paddy, Sugarcane, sunflower, peanuts (groundnuts), soybean, vegetables and fruits.
Water and Irrigation
Birkur does not depend on government promises, but self sustained with lakes, some on Manjeera river, Nizamsagar canal and also bore-wells.
Villages and Lakes
Birkur mandal has around 42 villages with 45 lakes, which carries adequate water (if conserved from rain harvest) for all of Birkur mandal for agriculture and drinking.
Birkur is one of the historical village built next to Manjeera riverbed. Rich of agricultural farms such as Paddy, sugarcane, peanuts, sunflower are the major crops. Birkur is a cosmopolitan village/suburbs with mix of locals, local tribes, people from across Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra. Birkur has advantages of being in AP, close to Maharashtra and Karnataka. A few international visitors visit Birkur once in a while. Birkur experienced growth in higher education since mid 1990s.
Most successful American Businessmen from Birkur are Mr. Om Narla and Mr. Ganga Narla, sons of Mr. Narla Ramulu, well know local farmer.
Birkur is on the border of AP and Maharastra. Is ruled by the local king until merge into India after independence.