Shadnagar

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Shadnagar
Town
Shadnagar is located in Andhra Pradesh
Shadnagar
Shadnagar
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 17°05′27″N 78°13′07″E / 17.090917°N 78.218536°E / 17.090917; 78.218536Coordinates: 17°05′27″N 78°13′07″E / 17.090917°N 78.218536°E / 17.090917; 78.218536
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Mahabubnagar
Government
 • MLA Prathap reddy
Elevation 431 m (1,414 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 44,800 (estimate)
Languages
 • Official Telugu, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 509216
Telephone code 91-08548
Vehicle registration AP22
Avg. annual temperature 35.0 °C (95.0 °F)
Avg. summer temperature 42.0 °C (107.6 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 25.0 °C (77.0 °F)
Website www.shadnagar.co

Shadnagar is a town and assembly constituency in the Mahabubnagar district in Andhra Pradesh, India.[1] Recently it turned into municipality. Shadnagar also known as Farooqnagar.

Description[edit]

Shadnagar has an average elevation of 431 metres (1,414 ft).[2] It is located 48 kilometres (30 mi) from Hyderabad city. As of the 2001 India census,[3] Shadnagar had a population of 37,529. Males constitute 50 percent of the population and females 50 percent. Shadnagar has an average literacy rate of 58 percent, lower than the national average of 59.5 percent: male literacy is 67 percent, while female literacy is 49 percent. Thirteen percent of the population is under 6 years of age. The dominant language in the town is Telugu, with Urdu as a second language.

History[edit]

Shadnagar was founded between 1869 and 1911 under the sixth Nizam Mahboo Ali Khan. Maharaja Kishan Pershad, prime minister of Hydeabad state at that time, was also an Urdu poet. His pen name was Shad, and the town was named Shad Nagar in his honor. Neigboring to this place was known as Janampet which is now known as Farruq nagar.

Economy[edit]

Good transportation, including a nearby airport (Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Shamshabad), a railway station, and NH-7, there are small-scale industries in the Kothur industrial area. The newly-developing industrial area is near Kondurg.

Historic Places[edit]

In Shadnagar, Lord Venkateswara Swami temple is the historic temple. Rama Lingeshwara Temple in Rameshwaram near to Shadnagar also a historic place. This is Lord Shiva's Temple. This temple is around 5 KM from Shadngar town towards Bengaluru.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The History of Shadnagar The Shadnagar Town Website, retrieved July 6, 2010
  2. ^ Google Maps Map of Bangalore-Hyderabad Highway Andhra Pradesh, India Google, retrieved November 1, 2009
  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 November 1, 2009