Koratla

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Koratla
city
Koratla is located in Telangana
Koratla
Koratla
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 18°49′N 78°43′E / 18.82°N 78.72°E / 18.82; 78.72Coordinates: 18°49′N 78°43′E / 18.82°N 78.72°E / 18.82; 78.72
Country  India
State Telangana
District Karimnagar
Elevation 286 m (938 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 66,504
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 505326
Website www.korutla.com

Koratla (also known as Korutla) is a town and a municipality constitution in the Karimnagar district in Telangana Indian state of Telangana.[1]

Geography[edit]

Koratla is located at 18°49′N 78°43′E / 18.82°N 78.72°E / 18.82; 78.72,[2] and has an average elevation of 286 metres (938 ft).

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 Indian census,[3] Koratla had a population of 54,121, 50% male and 50% female. Koratla had an average literacy rate of 60%, approximately equal to the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 51%. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

History[edit]

It is believed that Korutla got its name during Nizam’s era and was previously known as Koravattu.

Economy[edit]

Textile trading, home-based Beedi industry, and money from Indians working in the Persian Gulf area are the main sources of income.

Temples[edit]

The people are religious. Korutla has many temples, including Sai Baba Temple, Ashta lakshmi, Durga Temple, Ayyappa Temple, Nageswara Temple, Ramalayam and Venkateswara Temple. Durga Navaratri, Vinayaka Navaratri, Deepavali, Sri Rama Navami, Sankranti are local festivals.


Mosques[edit]

koratla has many masjid jama masjid,hira,arfat,idgha,meena,rahemaniya,makka,abubakr,sarwar,omar,aysha,bilal,muzdalifa,kakzipura,madeena,ali,

Education[edit]

The then Government of Andhra Pradesh established a Veterinary College in 2008, which opened for the 2008-2009 academic year, taking 19 students into the first year Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry course.

Siphon[edit]

One of the largest siphons in Asia is located 5 km from Koratla near Nagulpeta village. Water from the Sriram Sagar Reservoir runs perpendicularly under Koratla. Built in 1953-1973, it was dedicated to and named after its planner, P. S. Ramakrishna Raju.

Banyan tree[edit]

One of the largest Banyan trees in Asia is located near Koratla in "Paidimadugu", beside a natural canal 7  km from Koratla. The tree has expanded across 7 acres and is over two hundred years old.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Sub-Districts". Census of India. Retrieved 2007-05-29. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Koratla
  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.