Tandur is a municipal town and mandal of Ranga Reddy district, Andhra Pradesh, India; it is 125 km from Hyderabad by bus and 110 km by train. Tandur is the largest town in western Rangareddy district and the largest Municipality in Rangareddy dist. It is well known for its stone industries and cement industries and Redgram(Pigeon pea) production. Many education centres are located there. Drinking water is supplied from the River Kagna, which is 4 km from the town.
Tandur is located at 17°14′N77°35′E / 17.23°N 77.58°E / 17.23; 77.58. It has an average elevation of 2 km. The town is 110 km from Hyderabad, capital city of Andhra Pradesh state. It is well connected with other neighbouring towns such as Zaheerabad (60 km), Sangareddy (50 km), Mahabubnagar (80 km) and Vikarabad (40 km). The major railway station is located on Secunderabad-Wadi section of Mumbai route.
In the 2011 Indian census, Tandur had a population of 65,115 - of this, 51% were male and 49% female . Tandur has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy stands at 52%. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.