Sangareddi

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Sangareddy
సంగారెడ్డి
Sangareddy
city
Sangareddy is located in Telangana
Sangareddy
Sangareddy
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°37′46″N 78°05′30″E / 17.6294°N 78.0917°E / 17.6294; 78.0917Coordinates: 17°37′46″N 78°05′30″E / 17.6294°N 78.0917°E / 17.6294; 78.0917
Country  India
State Telangana
District Medak
Government
 • Type Municipality
Area
 • Total 150 km2 (60 sq mi)
Area rank 2
Elevation 496 m (1,627 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 2,56,525
 • Rank 1
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 502001
Telephone code code-08455
Vehicle registration TS 15
Sex ratio 0 /

Sangareddi or Sangareddy, earlier known as Sangareddypeta) is the district headquarters of Medak district in the state of Telangana in India. It is about 72 km from Medak and 55 km from Hyderabad and is located on Hyderabad—Mumbai Highway (NH9). This is the biggest town in Medak district. It has got its name by the ruler Sanga, who is the son of Rani Shankaramba, ruler of Medak during the period of Nizams. With a population of more than 150,000 it has been graded as 1st grade municipality.

Manjeera Dam[edit]

At present one gate was opened due to increase in water level. The Singoor dam is constructed across the river Manjeera with main objective of providing drinking water to Hyderabad and Secunderabad. The Dam is situated to the North-West of Hyderabad at about 60 km (20 km from Sangareddy the headquarters of Medak district in Telangana). The Dam offers a very good sceneric silent atmosphere to the tourists...

Rajiv Park[edit]

Rajiv Gandhi Park Which was inaugurated by K.Roshaiah which was constructed during the administration of MLA Jaya Prakash Reddy. It is very pleasant with greenery every where and surrounded by peace, calm atmosphere. The park has very wide space, people generally come here for morning walks and for yoga. And in th evenigns its filled with full of public you would enjoy that walk and can have a great time where you can relax and spend the time with your family and friends. And Musical fountain show will be performed every day at late evening time around 6PM or 6:30 PM.

Economy[edit]

It has three large-scale public sector industries in its constituency. Those are BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited-One of the NAVARATNA companies of Govt. Of India), BDL (Bharat Dynamics Limited, where one of India's most powerful missile PRITHVI was produced), Ordnance Factory Medak (which manufactures the Sarath tanks for the Indian Army). It is also known for Pathancheruvu which is the biggest industrial corridor in Asia.

The city is categorized into Old Sangareddy and New Sangareddy. Old Sangareddy is typically like Old City in Hyderabad. The area is well-renowned for its bazaars which sale bangles, dresses, fancy items, vegetables, general stores items and many other home needs items. The roads in this area are quite busy during the festive seasons like Ramzan, Dassera & Diwali.

Education[edit]

A IIT (Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad [1]) was established in 2008 at Ordnance Factory Medak, Eddumailaram village.

Gitam university Hyderabad which is surrounded by this city is around 8 km away. It is a very good university and also a branch of gitam vizag was one of the prestigious universities.

Transport[edit]

Road[edit]

Since sangareddy is near from Hyderabad, it is well connected to other areas like Hitech city, Central shoping mall at panjagutta and to the central of hyderabad. The NH-9 is passes through the city. Sangareddy has two Bus Stations which are Old for Ordinary service and new for luxury and other services.

The freequency of buses is very good and especially to Hyderabad is very High Because most of the people travel in daily basis to office or college or for the business purposes.

About 15 km Away from Sangareddy there is A outer ring road wich connects to Shamshabad airport- Rajiv gandhi International Airport Hyderabad and to Gachibowli, Medchal which are very broad roads and free of traffic and pollution, you can reach your destination in no time.

Rail[edit]

The nearest railway stations are Lingampally which is about 30 km and secunderabad about 50 km and Nampally Station around 55 km.

In the next coming years it is expected that there would be Metro rail/ MMTS track in 5 years so as to connect from lingampally - Patancheru-Gitam university-IIT Hyderabad-Sangareddy.

Air[edit]

Nearest Airport is Shamshabad International Airport which is 70 km from Sangareddy. The Outer Ring Road (Hyderabad) makes easy to reach the town.

Food[edit]

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