Kamareddy

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Kamareddy
Tribe
Kamareddy is located in Telangana
Kamareddy
Kamareddy
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 18°19′00″N 78°21′00″E / 18.3167°N 78.3500°E / 18.3167; 78.3500Coordinates: 18°19′00″N 78°21′00″E / 18.3167°N 78.3500°E / 18.3167; 78.3500
Country  India
State Telangana
District Nizamabad
Government
 • Type Municipality
 • Body Municipal Corporation
Area
 • Total 14.11 km2 (5.45 sq mi)
Elevation 495 m (1,624 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 100,222
 • Rank 4
 • Density 7,100/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 503111
Telephone code 08468
Vehicle registration TS16

Kamareddy is a business centre in Nizamabad district in the Indian state of Telangana.

Geography[edit]

Kamareddy is located at 18°19′00″N 78°21′00″E / 18.3167°N 78.3500°E / 18.3167; 78.3500.[1] It covers an area of 14.11 km2. It is 110 km from the state capital of Hyderabad and 55 km from district headquarters, Nizamabad. However, Kamareddy comes under the Zahirabad parliamentary constituency. The population was 64,496 at the 2001 census.

  • 33 municipal wards
  • 17 notified slums with a population of 35,172
  • 4,835 BPL households


Language[edit]

Major languages spoken in this area are Telugu (with Telangana dialect, major language), Hindi, Urdu, Lambadi and English.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kamareddy had a population of 64,496. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kamareddy has an average literacy rate of >65%, male literacy is >74%, and female literacy is >56%. In Kamareddy, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economics[edit]

Kamareddy produces sugar, jaggery, different vegetables and turmeric. There are around 300 text tile business centers.

Education[edit]

The Government Arts and Science College is the one of the oldest study centres in the state of AP.

Transportation[edit]

Kamareddy has two bus stands, and a railway station with connectivity to most major stations in Andhra Pradesh, and Mumbai. The railway line has converted to broad gauge under Project Unigauge.

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