Amrabad

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Amrabad
అమ్రాబాద్
village
Amrabad is located in Telangana
Amrabad
Amrabad
Location in Telangana, India
Amrabad is located in India
Amrabad
Amrabad
Amrabad (India)
Coordinates: 16°23′00″N 78°50′00″E / 16.3833°N 78.8333°E / 16.3833; 78.8333Coordinates: 16°23′00″N 78°50′00″E / 16.3833°N 78.8333°E / 16.3833; 78.8333
Country  India
State Telangana
District Mahaboob Nagar
Elevation 576 m (1,890 ft)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration TS06
Vidhan Sabha constituency Achampet
Climate cool (Köppen)
Website telangana.gov.in

Amrabad is a Mandal in Mahbubnagar district, Telangana State.(Pin code: 509201) It is the largest mandal in the district area-wise, but population density is less. Large portions of the mandal is occupied by Nallamala forests. Amrabad also served as the headquarters of the taluka before separate mandals were formed. It is inhabited by tribal population, mostly Chenchus.[1]

Geography[edit]

Amrabad is located at 16°23′00″N 78°50′00″E / 16.3833°N 78.8333°E / 16.3833; 78.8333.[2] It has an average elevation of 576 metres (1893 ft). Amrabad plateau is highly hilly region covered with dense forests and high grass.[3]

Demography[edit]

According to The Imperial Gazetteer of India,[4] Amrabad in 1901 was a taluk in Mahbubnagar district of Hyderabad State. It had an area of 727 square miles. The population was 20,880 compared with 19,601 in 1891. The headquarters Amrabad has a population of 2,267. It is situated on a Plateau, contains a large forest area and surrounded by hills.

Transportation[edit]

The national highway from mahbubnagar to kurnool, Achampeta to Srisailam passes through Amrabad.Having rivers on the 3 sides, and a lack of bridges there are not adequate connectivity to other districts.

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