Hanamkonda

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For the constituency, see Hanamkonda (Lok Sabha constituency).
Hanamkonda
హనుమకొండ
Neighbourhood
Jaina Tirthankara Relief at Padmakshi Temple
Jaina Tirthankara Relief at Padmakshi Temple
Hanamkonda is located in Telangana
Hanamkonda
Hanamkonda
Hanamkonda is located in India
Hanamkonda
Hanamkonda
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 18°01′00″N 79°38′00″E / 18.0167°N 79.6333°E / 18.0167; 79.6333Coordinates: 18°01′00″N 79°38′00″E / 18.0167°N 79.6333°E / 18.0167; 79.6333
Country  India
State Telangana
District Warangal (urban)
Government
 • Type Municipal council
 • Body Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 506 xxx
Telephone code +91–870
Vehicle registration TS–03

Hanamkonda is a neighbourhood of the city of Warangal in the Indian state of Telangana.[1] It is located amidst Kazipet and Warangal, about 140 km (87 mi) northeast of the state capital, Hyderabad. It was merged in Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation.[2]

Climate[edit]

As Hanamkonda is located in the semi-arid region of Telangana, it has a hot and dry climate. Summer starts in March and continues through mid-June. The monsoon arrives in June and lasts until September. Winter starts in mid-October and lasts until early February.

Climate data for Hanamkonda
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 35.8
(96.4)
39.6
(103.3)
42.2
(108)
45.1
(113.2)
47.2
(117)
47.8
(118)
39.6
(103.3)
39.6
(103.3)
38.4
(101.1)
38.6
(101.5)
35.1
(95.2)
35.1
(95.2)
47.8
(118)
Record low °C (°F) 8.9
(48)
10.6
(51.1)
11.7
(53.1)
17.8
(64)
17.2
(63)
16.3
(61.3)
17.8
(64)
16.6
(61.9)
17.6
(63.7)
15.0
(59)
9.4
(48.9)
8.3
(46.9)
8.3
(46.9)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 72
(2.83)
82
(3.23)
71.1
(2.799)
83.6
(3.291)
75.7
(2.98)
197.6
(7.78)
227.8
(8.969)
190.5
(7.5)
304.8
(12)
136.4
(5.37)
92.7
(3.65)
42.4
(1.669)
1,576.6
(62.068)
Source: India Meteorological Department (Record High, Record Low Temperatures: 1902–2009)[3]

Culture[edit]

View of Padmakshi Temple
Thousand Pillar Temple
Bhadrakali Temple

Padmakshi Temple was believed to be built during first quarter of the 12th century, is a temple at Warangal with Goddess Padmakshi as the main deity. Thousand Pillar Temple was built during the period of the Kakatiya dynasty. The temple called the Trikutalayam, dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu, and Surya. Bhadrakali Temple at Hanamkonda is a significant Goddess Bhadrakali temple located on the hilltop.

Education[edit]

Kakatiya University is an autonomous educational institution, approved under Universities Grant Commission scheme.[4]

Major universities and educational institutions of the area include, National Institute of Technology, Kakatiya University, University Arts and Science College, Kakatiya Institute of Technology and Science, SR Engineering college, Vaagdevi College of Engineering, Aurora Degree College, Kakatiya Medical College, Ramappa Engineering College and more.

Transport[edit]

The public transport include, metro bus services operated by TSRTC under JNNURM.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rao, Gollapudi Srinivasa (2015-12-07). "New Warangal council will have many issues to address". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2016-10-15. 
  2. ^ "New Warangal council will have many issues to address". The Hindu. 7 December 2015. Retrieved 17 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Ever recorded Maximum and minimum temperatures up to 2010" (PDF). India Meteorological Department. 
  4. ^ "Autonomous colleges list" (PDF). Universities Grants Commission. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  5. ^ "24 TSRTC buses inaugurated". The Hindu. 8 September 2016. Retrieved 15 October 2016.