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). It is the biggest town in Medak district. It was named after the ruler Sanga, who was the son of Rani Shankaramba, ruler of Medak during the period of Nizams.[citation needed] With a population of more than 150,000 it has been graded as 1st grade municipality.

Manjeera Dam[edit]

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).

Rajiv Park[edit]

Rajiv Gandhi Park as inaugurated by K.Roshaiah and constructed during the administration of MLA Jaya Prakash Reddy.[citation needed] The park has very wide spaces, people generally use it for morning walks and for yoga.

Economy[edit]

The city has three large-scale public sector industries in its constituency. These 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.[citation needed]

The city is categorized into Old Sangareddy and New Sangareddy. Old Sangareddy is well-renowned for its bazaars. The roads in the area are quite busy during the festive seasons including Ramzan, Dassera & Diwali.[citation needed]

Education[edit]

An IIT (Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad was established in 2008 at Ordnance Factory Medak, Eddumailaram village. Gitam university Hyderabad is around 8 km away.

Transport[edit]

Road[edit]

Since Sangareddy is near Hyderabad, it is well connected to other areas like Hitech city, Panjagutta and Hyderabad. The NH-9 is passes through the city. Sangareddy has two Bus Stations, the Old for Ordinary service and the new for luxury and other services.[citation needed]

About 15 km Away from Sangareddy there is A outer ring road which connects to Shamshabad airport- Rajiv gandhi International Airport Hyderabad and to Gachibowli, Medchal.

Rail[edit]

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

In coming years it is expected that there will be Metro rail/ MMTS track to connect the city to Lingampally.

Air[edit]

Nearest Airport is Shamshabad International Airport which is 70 km from Sangareddy.

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