Bolarum

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Bolarum
బొల్లారం
Neighbourhood
Bolarum is located in Telangana
Bolarum
Bolarum
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°30′52″N 78°30′49″E / 17.51444°N 78.51361°E / 17.51444; 78.51361Coordinates: 17°30′52″N 78°30′49″E / 17.51444°N 78.51361°E / 17.51444; 78.51361
Country India
State Telangana
District Hyderabad
Area[1]
 • Total 8.36 km2 (3.23 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 19,385
 • Density 2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 010
Vehicle registration TS
Lok Sabha constituency Secunderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Cantonment
Planning agency Secunderabad Cantonment Board

Bolarum is a major suburb of Hyderabad in India. Geographically, Bolarum extends into two administrative districts, Hyderabad district and Ranga Reddy District.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As per the census of India 2001 Bolarum had a population of 13,305 (58 males, 42% females) with 15% of the population under the age of six. Bolarum's average literacy rate is 58%, which is lower than the national average of 59.5%. Male and female literacy rates are 68% and 43% respectively.

Landmarks[edit]

Some important landmarks in the area are, Holy Trinity Church, Bolarum – Church built in European style (Holy Trinity Church), built in 1847 by Queen Victoria, member of British Royal family. In the 1980s, on her visit to Bolarum, Queen Elizabeth II attended church service for her Wedding Anniversary.[2] Bolarum Library, close to Lakadwala cross roads is also a very old landmark of Bolarum. After multiple attempts, this Library was finally inaugurated by Lieut.-Colonel Kirkwood on 23 July 1892.[3]

Transport[edit]

Bolarum has a local train station which runs local trains (Diesel Multiple Units) connecting it to Secunderabad, Kacheguda, Falaknuma and Hyderabad (Nampally) Railway stations. The state-owned TSRTC runs the city bus service, connecting to all the major parts of the city. It is 10 km from Secunderabad Central Railway Station and 12 km from Begumpet Airport & 41 km from New International Airport at Shamshabad.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "District Census Handbook – Karimnagar" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 12,44. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 
  2. ^ QE II visit
  3. ^ Henry Guppy; Arundell James; Kennedy Esdaile. Library Association Record, Volume 5.