Dharmapuri, Telangana

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This article is about the village in Telangana, India. For the town in Tamil Nadu, India, see Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu.
Dharmapuri is located in Telangana
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 18°56′51″N 79°05′38″E / 18.9475°N 79.094°E / 18.9475; 79.094Coordinates: 18°56′51″N 79°05′38″E / 18.9475°N 79.094°E / 18.9475; 79.094
Country  India
State Telangana
District Karimnagar
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 505 425
Nearest city Jagtial

Dharmapuri is a town and mandal headquarters in Karimnagar district of Telangana, India.[1] Dharmapuri Assembly constituency was a SC reserved constituency of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India in the unified Andhra Pradesh. It is one among 13 constituencies in Karimnagar district.

The villages in Dharmapuri mandal are:

  • Arepalle
  • Beersani
  • Buggaram
  • Chinnapur
  • Dhammannapet
  • Dharmapuri
  • Donoor
  • Donthapur
  • Gopulapur
  • Jaina
  • Kamalapur
  • Madnoor
  • Maggidi
  • Nagaram
  • Nakkalapet
  • Nerella
  • Raipatnam
  • Rajaram
  • Sirikonda
  • Sirivanchakota
  • Stambampalle
  • Theegala Dharmaram
  • Thummenala
  • Timmapur
  • Velgonda

Geography and demographics[edit]

Dharmapuri is situated at a distance of about 28–30 km from Jagityal town and 42 km from Mancherial railway station on the KazipetBalharsha section of the South Central Railway on the Bank of River Godavari. This river flows West to East except in Dharmapuri where it flows North to South hence the river is termed as Dakshina Vahini [South Flowing].

Though all the villages surrounded by Dharmapuri have regular Dialect of Telangana Accent of Telugu, Dharmapuri has a typical Telugu Accent spoken by local Brahmins which is very peculiar to this Ancient Vedic Village. For example, to say "ATOO" meaning "Towards that side", they say "ASHOO". Similarly "ITOO" referring "Towards this side" they say "ISHOO".

Godavari river near Dharmapuri has a number of places (Brahma Gundam, Yama Gundam, Satyavathi Gundam, Pala Gundam, etc...) to take holy bath.


  1. ^ "List of Sub-Districts". Census of India. Retrieved 2007-05-29.