The municipal area covers 9.63 km². As of 2011 India census, Bhongir had a population of 50,407. 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.
Bhongir or Bhuvanagiri is a beautiful town and a municipality in Nalgonda district in the state of Telangana, India. It is part of (Telangana region).
Bhongir Municipality Population - 50,407 as per 2011 census, an area covering 9.63 km². Bhongir is famous for its fort, which has had a significant history since the time of Kakatheeyas.
Bhongir has 30 wards. It is a municipality with 1 chairman and 29 councillors. Barre Jahngir (2009 - 2011) is tha last councillor for Bhongir in Telangana State.
Bhongir Fort was built on an isolated monolithic rock by the Western Chalukya ruler Tribhuvanamalla Vikramaditya VI and was thus named after him as Tribhuvanagiri. This name gradually became Bhuvanagiri and subsequently Bhongir. At the foot of the fortified rocks 609.6 meters above the sea level stands the town of Bhongir, it has a unique egg-shaped construction with two entry points protected by huge rocks, so the fort was considered practically impregnable by invading armies. It is associated with the rule of queen Rudramadevi and her grandson Prataparudra II.
The Tourism Department has started Rock Climbing training at Bhongir Fort. The training centre is named as Rock Climbing School Bhongir. Its objective is to promote adventure tourism at the Bhongir Fort and to provide professional rock climbing training to enthusiasts. The School is offering training in Basic and Advance Rock Climbing with grades. Also 300 ft & 600 ft rappelling available for walk in tourist. Adventure tourism has become the highlight for visiting students and corporate employees, with the Rock Climbing Centre offering rock climbing training.
Bhuvanagiri town is well connected with roads and train route. It is 39 km from Hyderabad, capital of Telangana. There is an TSRTC bus stand and bus depot and after depot changed to yadagirigutta . Bhongir has a railway station for tourism purpose of Bhongir fort and yadagirigutta temple. It is connected by a train from Hyderabad Falaknuma - Bhongir MEMU train, Secunderabad - Warangal Route trains. Upto to Bhongir railway station mmts proposal is there and third route track upto secbad Nearest International Airport is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad located 39 km from Bhongir town