Nizamabad, Andhra Pradesh
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|— city —|
|Kakatiya Empire (12th century)|
|• Member of Parliament||Madhu Goud Yaskhi|
|• Member of the Legislative Assembly||Yendela LakshmiNarayana population_as_of = 2011|
|• Total||144 km2 (56 sq mi)|
|Elevation||395 m (1,296 ft)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Total||310 467|
|• Official||Telugu, Urdu|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||AP 25|
|Sex ratio||1001/1000 Females/males ♂/♀|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Nizāmābād|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Nizāmābād Urbun|
|Avg. annual temperature||32 °C (90 °F)|
|Avg. summer temperature||46 °C (115 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||10 °C (50 °F)|
Nizāmābād pronunciation (help·info)(Telugu: నిజామాబాదు), also referred to as Indhooru (Telugu: ఇందూరు) or Indhrapuri (Telugu: ఇంద్రపురి), is a city and a municipal corporation in Nizamabad District in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is the headquarters of the district. It has a population of 466,325 agglomeration (6 to 8 lakhs). Nizāmābād is the 10th most populous city in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Nizāmābād city is one of 36 mandals in the Nizāmābād district. It is located 171 kilometres (106 mi) north of state capital, Hyderabad.
Nizāmābād was formerly known as Induru and Indrapuri. It was ruled by the king Indra Vallabha Panthya Varsha Indra Som, of the Rashtrakuta Dynasty, in the 8th century, and took its name from him. In 1905 the railway line between Secundrabad and Manmad was constructed. The railway station was named after then ruler of the Nizam state Nizam-ul-Mulk as Nizāmābād. The railway line connects Hyderabad and Mumbai. It is like North-South corridor. Has the distance of 161 km (100 mi) from Hyderabad and 640 km (400 mi) from Mumbai.
Nizāmābād is in the north of Andhra Pradesh in the district of Nizamabad. It has many towns like Bodhan, Armuru, Kamareddy and Banswada, In Bodhan town there is Nizam Sugar Factory. In early years it was the biggest in the Asian continent. Bodhan is a town with a mixture of people from many cultural and religious backgrounds, consisting primarily of Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims as well as Christians and other religious communities.Famous people like Mirza Ejaz Ahmed Baig[who?] who currently lives in london hail from Nizāmābād. Once it was the capital at the time of the Rashtrakuta Empire.
The District derived its name Nizamabad from the Nizam of Hyderabad Asaf jahi, VI who ruled Deccan during the 18th century A.D. Originally the District was called Indur, supposed to have originated from the name of the king Indradatta who seems to have flourished it this region during the 5th century A.D. The history of Nizamabad is discontinues with gaps, which are yet to be bridged. The district has a few prehistoric sites. The existence of fairly developed megalithic culture was discovered at Armoor, Yellareddy, Kamareddy erstwhile taluks.Some of the major dynasties which extended their rule to the district Mauryas, Satavahanas, Rastrakutas and Chalukyas during the ancient period, Kakatiyas, Bahamani Sultans, Qutub shahis and Barid Shahis during the medieval period and Mughals and Asaf Jahis during the modern period. During the time of the Prime Minister-ship of Sir Salar Jung-I during 1876 A.D., the districts in the Nizam’s Dominion were re organized where upon Indur became a District. In 1905, the taluks of Nirmal and Narsapur were transferred to the newly created District of Adilabad and Mudhol Taluk and a part of Banswada Taluk to Nanded District. The rest of Banswada was divided into Bodhan and Yellareddy taluks. While Bheemgal was merged in Armoor taluk, other changes were made in Yellareddy and Kamareddy. The district in its new shape was chrisrened as Nizamabad. Before 1979,there were (7) taluks, in the district. However, during December 1979 Armoor and Kamareddy taluks have been bifurcated and (2) new taluks Viz, Bheemgal and Domakonda were formed. With these two taluks, the number of taluks rose from 7 to 9. During May 1985, 35 Mandals were formed as smaller administrative units in the district. They are listed under the head ‘Administrative Divisions’. During August 1988,Yedapally Mandal was newly formed, bringing the total no of Mandals to 36.
Boundaries and Topography 
Nizamabad district is bounded on the North by Adilabad district and on the East by Karimnagar district, on the South by Medak district on the West by Nanded district of Maharastra State and Bidar of Karnataka State. The geographical area of this 6 district is 9,80,595 acres or 7,956 Sq. Kms. The district lies between 180 5’ and 190’ of the Northern latitudes and 770 4’ and 780 37’ of the Eastern longitudes. As the district is situated at a considerable distance from the seacoast the climate is tropical. The temperature fluctuations are high in the district. The normal mean minimum temperature 13 C and mean maximum is 39 C, at times, the temperature goes as low as 5 C during winter and rises as high as 47 C, during peak summer.
As of 2011 India census, Nizamabad had a population of 310,467. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Nizāmābād has an average literacy rate of 80.31%, higher than the national average of 74.04.%: male literacy is 86.82%, and female literacy is 73.83%. In Nizāmābād, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Manjeera Riverbed 
Manjeera River runs through the district by covering Nizāmsagar, Banswada, Birkur, Kandakurthi and all the way to Pochampadu into Godavari river. This river only bifuricates the nizamabad Dist with Maharastra (Assuming Border for A.P).
Major Irrigation Projects are
- Sri Ram Sagar
- Nizam Sagar (Flows all through in the district)
- Ali Sagar Lift Irrigation
- Gutpa Lift Irrigation
Road transport 
Nizāmābād urban is well connected by road ways, the NH7 now NH44 is the longest National Highway in India having more than 3,000 KM. It connects Varanasi in North India and Kanyakumari in South India is a North-South corridor. APSRTC runs buses for common man with a bus for every 15 minutes to Capital city of Andhra Pradesh(Hyderabad). APSRTC runs its premium service Mercedes Benz bus from Nizamabad to Hyderabad & Bangalore. APSRTC connects to major cities like Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Nanded, Aurangabad, Shirdi, Nagpur, Bhadrachalam, Khammam, Kurnool, Ananthapur, Karimnagar, Warangal, Medak, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Guntur, Kakinada etc. Bus service is one of the important modes of transportation in Nizāmābād. NH16 starts from Nizamabad (500 Kilometers long), and passes through Karimnagar to Jagadalpur in the state of Chhattisgarh.
Rail transport 
NIZAMABAD (Station Code: NZB) is a station located on the Kachiguda-Manmad section of Hyderabad Division of the South Central Railway Zone (SCR). Nizāmābād has rail connectivity with Bangalore, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Itarsi, Ajmer, Manmad, Aurangabad, Nanded, Parbhani, Parli Vaijnath, Latur, Osmanabad, Adilabad, Nagpur, Basar, Nasik, Mumbai, Pune, Daund, Mahbubnagar, Kurnool, Kadapa, Renigunta, Tirupati, Katpadi, Erode, Madurai, Visakhapatnam, Sambalpur, Okha, Dwaraka, Ahmedabad, Surat, Rameshwaram, Rajkot, Salem and Kachiguda (HYB). Ajanta Express between Kachiguda and Manmad is the most prestigious train passing through this station. Earlier there used to ply Ellora Express exclusively between Manmad and Nizāmābād. This train has been cancelled during track gauge conversion process.
There are so many places for tourism in the district.
- Hanuman Temple, Sarangapur (Built By Sri Samartha Ramadasu Chatrapati Shivaji’s Guru 400 Years Ago).
- Khilla Raghunatha Temple, (Built by Sri Samartha Ramadasu Chatrapathi Shivaji’s Guru 400 Years Ago).
- Neela Kanteshwara Temple, More Than 1,000 Years Old.
- Nimbachala Sri Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Bheemgal, Nizamabad District 55 km From Hq.
- Nizamsagar Project, 90 km From Hq.
- Sriram Sagar Project, 60 km From Hq.
- Mashrrom Rock Mallaram Forest, 10 km away from Nizamabad.
- Khilla Ramalayam, Dichpally, 15 km From Hq.
- Domakonda Fort, 70 km From Hq.
- Saraswathi Temple Basara (Adilabad District) 35 km From Hq.
- Csi Church, Nizamabad 100 Yrs Old.
- Telangana University, Dichpally, 15 km From Hq.
- Kandakurthy, Thriveni Sangamam (Godawari, Manjeera And Tapathi Vagu) And *Birth Place Of Sri K. B. Hedgewar, Founder of the RSS.
- Alisagar Lake, 10 km From Hq.
- Bada Pahad Darga, 35 km From Hq.
- Koulas Fort, 50 km From Hq.
- Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Temple, Bhiknoor, 70 km From Hq.
- Siddhula Gutta Or Navanatha Hill Or Black Rock Hill Armoor, 25 km From Hq.
- Sirnapally Waterfalls in Sirnapally Village, Dharpalle Mandal
- Pocharam Dam
- Nizam Sagar Dam
- Sri Ram Sagar Dam
- Anksapur Mercury Shivalingam Temple(second temple in India)
- Bodhan 100 pillar temple
- Tadpakal village(Morthad Mandal) Godavari Pushkarams
- Sai Baba Temple, Madhava Nagar, Nizamabad
- Hanuman Temple, Gole Hanuman, Nizamabad
- Janda Balaji Temple, Gole Hanuman, Nizamabad
Government Offices 
- 1. Passport Seva Kendra, Nizamabad
- 2. Nizamabad District Court
- 3. District Collector Office, Nizamabad
- 4. District Government Hospital, Nizamabad
- 5. Head Post Office of Nizamabad
- 6. National Cadet Corps Group HQ ( NCC Group HQ Nizamabad) with One NCC Battalion(12 Andhra NCC Battalion)
Engineering Colleges 
- 1. Arkay College of Engineering and Technology
- 2. Kshatriya College of Engineering
- 3. Vijay Rural Engineering College
- 1. State Bank of India
- 2. State Bank of Hyderabad
- 3. Indian Bank
- 4. Oriental Bank of Commerce
- 5. Andhra Bank
- 6. Canara Bank
- 7. ICICI Bank
- 8. HDFC Bank
- 9. Axis Bank
- 10. Bank of Maharashtra
- 11. Syndicate Bank
- 12. Dhanlaxmi Bank
- 13. Idbi Bank
- 14. Indian Overseas Bank
- 15. Kotak Mahindra Bank
- 16. Vijaya Bank
- 17. Dena Bank
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