Birkur

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Birkur
Mandal/Town
Birkur is located in Telangana
Birkur
Birkur
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 18°31′05″N 77°47′00″E / 18.518028°N 77.783203°E / 18.518028; 77.783203Coordinates: 18°31′05″N 77°47′00″E / 18.518028°N 77.783203°E / 18.518028; 77.783203
Country  India
State Telangana
Division Bodhan
District Nizamabad
Government
 • Gram Panchayat President Dulgi Narsaiah sarpanch (2013-2018)
Elevation 371 m (1,217 ft)
Population
 • Total 25,000
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 503321
Telephone code 08466
Vehicle registration TS 16
Lok Sabha constituency Zahirabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Banswada

Birkur is located in Nizamabad district on the Manjeera riverbed.

Demographics[edit]

There is a population of approximately 25,000.

Economy[edit]

Birkur's major economy is agrarian (85%) in nature.The rest comprise of small businesses, the public and the private service sector.

Schools[edit]

Bikur has a Govt. High School and some private secondary schools.

Transportation[edit]

Birkur is well connected by APSRTC with cities and towns like Nizamabad, Bodhan, Banswada, Kotagiri. A Number of auto rickshaws are more than buses

Crops[edit]

Birkur is home for many types of crops like Paddy, Sugarcane, sunflower, peanuts (groundnuts), soybean, vegetables and fruits.

History[edit]

Prior to the merge with India after independence in 1947,it was ruled by the local king.