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|District||Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district|
|• Body||Bhongir Municipality|
|• MLA||Pailla Shekar Reddy|
|• MP||Burra Narsaiah|
|• Total||9.63 km2 (3.72 sq mi)|
|Elevation||430 m (1,410 ft)|
|• Density||5,500/km2 (14,000/sq mi)|
|• Official||Telugu ,Urdu|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Bhongir is a town and District Headquarter of Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is under Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority, located on National Highway 163.
Bhongir 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.
Bhongir is located at  It has an average elevation of 329 metres (1,079 ft)..
The municipal area covers 9.63 km². As of 2011 India census, Bhongir had a population of 53,339. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bhongir 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.
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