Chandur, Andhra Pradesh
|Named for||Brass business|
|Elevation||484 m (1,588 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Chandur is located at  It has an average elevation of 484 metres (1587 feet)..
As of 2001[update] India census, Chandur had a population of 10,762. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Chandur has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 73% and female literacy of 51%. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Villages Under Chandur Mandal.
1) Chandur(Head Quarter for Munugode Assembly constituency)
2) Angadi Peta
3) Gundra Palli
3) Tummala Palli
4) Bangaari Gadda
6) Dhonipamula / Jogigudem
7) Nermata (years ago it is called Jonnala Nermata, because the main source for the Sorgam(Jonnalu)
10) Theratpally (Khamma Gudem)
11) Ghattupal (second most biggest village in the mandal, which located on the one of the way from Chandur to Hyderabad.
12) Bodangiparthi (Has very good Venkateshwara Swamy temple and Junior College constructed by a NRI from Bodangiparthi)
13) Shirdha Palli
14) Kotayya Gudem/ Uduthala Palli
Agriculture is the major source of income to people living in and around Chandur. Apart from this, Chandur has variety of industries through which people make living - brass works, Handloom (Weaving of Silk/Pocahmpally Sarees), tobacco etc. Chandur has several rice mills and parboiled rice mills. Chandur was once known as the Commercial Hub of Nalgonda District. However, other towns have taken over and developed at a rapid speed. Chandur could not develop at a rapid speed due to not having direct connectivity through rail/road to major cities. Chandur has also got an ice factory located near Gram Panchayat.
After 2010 the Chandur has got a rapid development interms of business, education and also in Agriculture.
Chandur has got various hostels for community-wise.
- BC Hostel
- SC Hostel
- ST Hostel
- BC Degree Girls Hostel
Chandur has got culture rich temples.
- Kanakadurga Temple
- Bhavani Shankar Temple
- Uma Maheshwara Temple
- Markandeya Temple
- Venkateshwara Temple
- Anjaneya Temple
- Chinthalla Anjaneya Temple
- Brahmamgari Gudi
- Sitha Ramaswamy Temple
- Ayyappa Swamy Temple
- Don Bosco Church
- Masjid near Police Station
Schools and colleges
- Zilla Parishad High School
- Mariyani Kethan Girls High School (which is first girls high school started 30 yrs ago(in early 80's)by Christian charities, which was taught quality education for many students at minimum prices.
- Sharada Vidyaniketan (First English medium primary School)
- Geetha Vidyalayam
- Nethaji Residential High School (It is a Famous School in Chandur in Past Years Having Nearly 800 Students but Now the School Was Closed Recently). Established in 1985
- Gandhiji School (First Private School in the city in early 80's)
- Maria Niketan Girls High School
- Vidyadayani High School,Ghattuppal
- Sneha public school
- Sunshine Public School
- Chandur public school
- Littile Flower school
- DonBosco Junior College: This college was started 25 years back. So many students of this area benefited from the services given by the college. Established in 80's, which was taught quality education for many students at minimum prices.
- Govt Degree College
- Krishnaveni talent school
- Spoorthy Techno Schools and Institutions.
There are two theatres built in Chandur.
- Satyanarayana (1965)
- Annapurna(but now its transformed into a function hall by name sheela shankar rao anasuya)
There are three function halls in Chandur.
- Bhavani function hall
- sheela anasuya shanker rao function hall(Previously Annapurna Theater)
- Bharat chandra gardens
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Chandur
- "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.
Chandur is surrounded by various villages viz. Angadi Peta, Gundra Palli, Tummala Palli, Bangaari Gadda, Idikuda,Dhonipamula, Nermata, Pullemla, Kondapur, Theratpally, Ghattupal, Bhodhangi Parthi, Shirdha Palli, Kotayya Gudem, Kurampally,Regatta.
The main source of water is ground water.
The population consists of 95% of Hindus, 4% of Muslims and the balance is of mainly Christians.