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Vikarabad is located in Telangana
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
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 501101
Telephone code 08416
Vehicle registration TS7 & TS8

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.


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.


Vikarabad is an assembly constituency in Telangana State.


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