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Sirpur Kaghaznagar / Kagaznagar
Kaghaznagar is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 19°20′00″N 79°29′00″E / 19.3333°N 79.4833°E / 19.3333; 79.4833Coordinates: 19°20′00″N 79°29′00″E / 19.3333°N 79.4833°E / 19.3333; 79.4833
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Adilabad
Elevation 174 m (571 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 59,549
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kaghaznagar is a town, and a municipality in Adilabad district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.[1]


Kaghaznagar (SKZR) is located at 19°20′00″N 79°29′00″E / 19.3333°N 79.4833°E / 19.3333; 79.4833.[2] It has an average elevation of 174 meters (574 feet).

The nearest important cities are Nagpur (to the north) and Hyderabad (to the south). It is situated on the main route of Chennai – Delhi. It is connected with National Highway No.7. Perennial river peddavagu which is a tributary of river godavari.

All the three seasons are extreme in this region.


As of 2011 India census,[3] Kaghaznagar had a population of 110,078. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kaghaznagar has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 61%. In Kaghaznagar, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Kaghaznagar was founded by the Seventh Nizam HEH Sir Mir Osman Ali Khan Bahadur. Kaghaznagar was named after Paper Mills ("kaghaz" means paper in Persian), initially it was called Kothapeta (new village). The Sirpur Paper Mills Limited (SPM) an integrated pulp and paper mill is one of the earliest mills in the country situated at Sirpur-Kaghaznagar in the district of Adilabad, Andhra Pradesh; it began production in 1942.

This town is conglomerate of different religions. People from different regions and languages have come and settled here since long time. The places to visit in and around Sirpur Kaghaznagar are Bugga, Rose Garden, Easgaon Jathra and Gangapur Jatra, Plantation.

Holy Places of Kaghaznagar[edit]

Temples of Kaghazngar[edit]

  • 63feets lord sri abhayanjaneya swamy temple (Highest statue in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh)
  • Sri Trinethra Shivalayam at balajinagar
  • Ganesh Mandir
  • Balaji & Veera Bramhendra swamy temple
  • Lord Ayyappa Temple
  • Sai Baba temple
  • Trishul Pahad
  • Hanuman Mandir
  • Ram Mandir in Sirsilk
  • Kanyaka Parameshwari temple
  • Lord Shiva Easgoan
  • Buddah vihar
  • Sri Raghavendra swamy temple
  • lord venkateshwara swamy temple, rro colony
  • Sri Laxminarayana Temple, Sirsilk Colony
  • Jaghadhadtri temple in Easgaon market
  • Great Ratha Yatra festival in Easgaon Market

Uma Maheshwara Markandeya Devalayam in Old Coliny

  • Hanuman Temple in Shanti Colony.
  • Hanuman Temple in Tonkni, Sirpur

Mosques of Kaghazngar[edit]

  • Jama Masjid (SPM Mill)
  • Masjid e Kausar (Kausar Nagar)
  • Irfan Masjid (Irfan Colony)
  • Eidgah Masjid (Eidgah Colony)
  • Khadeem Masjid (Nizamuddin Colony)
  • Masjid e Amera (Indira Market)
  • Masjid e Rahmania (Bait-ul-Uloom)
  • Masjid e Moinia (Behind SPM Gate)
  • Masjid e Mehraj
  • Masjid e Noorani
  • Masjid e Taiba
  • Masjid e Umar Farooq
  • Masjid e Ansar
  • Masjid e Mohammadia
  • Masjid e Nasar
  • Masjid e Quba
  • Masjid e Bilal
  • Masjid e Akbar
  • Masjid e Abrar

Churches of Kaghazngar[edit]

  • C.S.I. Church
  • Fatima Church
  • Emmanuel Gospel Church
  • Sharon Evangelical Church
  • Grace Ebenezer Church
  • Believer's Church
  • Baptist Church
  • Hebron Church


  • Vivekananda Vidya Peeth High School (Easgaon Market)
  • Shishumandir High School
  • Shantiniketan high school{easgoan market}
  • Krishnaveni Talent School
  • Bala Bharathi High School
  • Balvidya Mandir High School
  • Sri Saraswathi Shishu Mandir
  • Anwar Urdu High School
  • Nehru Convent High School
  • Pratyusha convent
  • Gautham Model School
  • Vidhya Dhari Day & Residential High School
  • Vip High School
  • Mc Guffi school (CBSC)
  • Royal concept School
  • Fatima convent High School
  • kaghaznagar public school
  • Tapoban Vidyalaya( easgaon village no 5)
  • govt.high school(new)
  • kasturba gandhi pathashala
  • Bait ul uloom Arabic Madarasa

Educational Societies[edit]

Shishu Mandir High School was the best school in Sirpur Kaghaznagar(those days) managed & was governed by Sirsilk Factory.Fatima Convent High School, established in 1963, is one of the oldest schools in Andhra pradesh. Nehru Convent High School is another famous school in town next to Fatima convent. Bal vidya mandir is one of the oldest and best school. Established in 1956 Bala Bharathi High School, Anwar Urdu High School, Vivekananda Vidya Peeth High School (E/M, Easgaon), Bal Vidya Mandir High School, Iqbal Urdu School, S K E Degree college, Vasundhra Degree College, Manjira College, Bala Bharthi College, Indira College, Government Junior College, Sri Saraswathi Shishumandir High School (T/M), Shishu Mandir High School (E/M), ZP High School, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya,shantiniketan high school (easgoan market).

JSN College of Engineering & Technology was the lone engineering college in town, which is now shifted to Hyderabad, under the Gurunanak Group of Institutions, Hyderabad. A mountain hill named Gutta in local slang has a temple of Lord Hanuman constructed recently which gives a panoramic view of the Khagaznagar town.


Kaghaznagar is famous for products like cotton, paper, also the products from surrounding cottage industries. Fine Bamboo, which is main raw material for Paper that is manufactured here, is grown in large area for Paper Mill requirement. Kaghaznagar is famous for paper products. It is very well connected with the Railways and all major trains had a halt at this station like AP Express, GT Express, AP Sampark Kranti, Dakshin Express, Rapti Express, etc. to name a few This railway station is major railway station between the border of Maharastra and Andhra Pradesh. Most of the vegetables are grown at Easgaon. In Nazrulnagar there are number of bengoli residents.


  1. ^ "Mandals in Adilabad district". Panchayat Informatics Division. Archived from the original on 2007-03-27. Retrieved 2007-02-28. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics.Kaghaznagar
  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.