Vikarabad

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Vikarabad
Vicarabad
municipality
Vikarabad is located in Telangana
Vikarabad
Vikarabad
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°20′N 77°54′E / 17.33°N 77.90°E / 17.33; 77.90Coordinates: 17°20′N 77°54′E / 17.33°N 77.90°E / 17.33; 77.90
Country  India
State Telangana
District Rangareddy
Elevation 638 m (2,093 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 53,143
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 501101
Telephone code 08416
Vehicle registration TS7 & TS8
Website vikarabadonline.in

Vikarabad is a town and municipality in Ranga Reddy district of Telangana in India. It was named after the fourth Amir of Paigah, Vikar, prime minister of Hyderabad and Berar.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Vikarabad had a population of 42,258. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Vikarabad has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 57%. In Vikarabad, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Places of interest around Vikarabad[edit]

  • Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple, in Ananthagiri Village, 6 km from Vikarabad Mandal, Ranga Reddy District and 75 km from Hyderabad city.[3]
  • Ananthagiri Hills, 6 km from Vikarabad, has Anantha Padnabhanaba Swamy temple. It is one of the big forest area in Ranga Reddy district. It is the place where Musi river starts. There is also a TB hospital located on Ananthagiri hills, the second biggest TB hospital in AP.

Politics[edit]

Vikarabad is an assembly constituency in Telangana State.

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