|Metropolitan||Hyderabad Metropolitan Region|
|Named for||Tribhuvana Malla Vikramaditya VI(King of Fort)|
|• Type||Municipal Council|
|• Body||Bhuvanagiri Municipal corporation(4th Oldest in T.S)|
|• MLA||Pailla Shekar Reddy|
|• MP||Komatireddy Venkat Reddy|
|• Total||76.537 km2 (29.551 sq mi)|
|Elevation||430 m (1,410 ft)|
|• Rank||35th in Telangana|
|• Density||720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)|
|• Official||Telugu ,|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||TS-30 |
(previously TS-05 and AP-24)
Bhongir, officially known as Bhuvanagiri, is a city and a district headquarters of the Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district and part of the Hyderabad Metropolitan Region of the Indian state of Telangana.
Bhuvanagiri Fort is one of the isolated monolithic rocks carved by the Western Chalukya ruler Tribhuvanamalla Vikramaditya VI and was thus named after him as Tribhuvanagiri. This name gradually became Bhuvanagiri and subsequently Bhongir.
The fort is associated with the rule of the Kakatiya queen Rudramadevi and her grandson Prataparudhra.
The town was constituted as a city Municipality in the year 1910(fourth oldest in Telangana). Subsequently, it constituted a Municipality in the year 1952, and recently as per the Government orders 3 Nos. Gram panchayats namely Raigiri(North East), Pagidipalli(West) & Bommaipally(South) Areas have been merged in Bhuvanagiri Municipality and town having spread over 76.537 km2. The famous Pilgrim of Lord Yadadri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple has located nearby 13 km.
Bhuvanagiri is located at . It has an average elevation of 329 metres (1,079 ft).
As of 2011 India census, Bhuvanagiri had a population of 53,339. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bhuvanagiri has an average literacy rate of 70%, less than the national average of 74.04%; with male literacy of 78% and female literacy of 61%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
As of 2012/2022 India. Bhuvanagiri is a town in Telangana state, Bhuvanagiri Mandal population in 2022 is 132,529. According to the 2011 census of India, the Total Bhuvanagiri population is 103,538 people living in this Mandal, of which 52,720 are male and 50,818 are female. The population of Bhuvanagiri in 2021 is 128,387 Literate people are 66,957 out of 38,396 are male and 28,561 are female. Total workers are 44,778 depending on multi-skills out of which 28,234 are men and 16,544 are women. A total of 5,476 Cultivators are dependent on agriculture farming out of 3,577 are cultivated by men and 1,899 are women. 9,474 people work in agricultural land as labor in Bhuvanagiri, men are 3,775 and 5,699 are women.
- Nearest Bus station: Bhuvanagiri (Platform:16)
- Nearest Railway Station: Bhongir railway station
- Nearest Railway Division(All Trains): Secunderabad railway division
- Nearest Airport: RGIA Hyderabad(Shamshabad)
There are Five theatres in Bhuvanagiri, including the following: Currently after Covid, Only Two Theatres are running in Bhuvanagiri Town.
- Omkar h 70mm A/c (closed)
- Vasundhara Theatre
- Bhadradri Theatre
- KJR Theatre(Bharat Theatre-Closed)
- Nearest Multiplex Theatre and Shopping mall are at MJR Asian Cine Square, Narapally, Hyderabad is around 25 km.
Rock Climbing School (RCSB)
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