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
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]

The Holy Trinity Church, Bolarum is a European-style church funded by Queen Victoria and constructed in 1847. In the 1980s, on her visit to Bolarum, Queen Elizabeth II attended church service for her Wedding Anniversary.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Template:As of the India census,[3] 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 are:

farmers vegetable market.

  • 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.[4]

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. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  4. ^ Henry Guppy; Arundell James; Kennedy Esdaile. Library Association Record, Volume 5.