Hyderabad district, India

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Hyderabad district
Location of Hyderabad district in Telangana
Location of Hyderabad district in Telangana
CountryIndia
StateTelangana
HeadquartersHyderabad
Tehsils1.Amberpet, 2.Ameerpet, 3.Asifnagar, 4.Bahadurpura, 5.Bandlaguda, 6.Charminar, 7.Golconda, 8.Himayatnagar, 9.Khairtabad, 10.Marredpally, 11.Musheerabad, 12.Nampally, 13.Saidabad, 14.Secunderabad, 15.Shaikpet, 16.Trimulgherry
Government
 • District collectorYogita Rana
 • Lok Sabha constituencies1. Hyderabad, 2. Secunderabad
 • Assembly seats1.Musheerabad, 2.Malakpet, 3.Amberpet, 4.Khairatabad, 5.Jubilee Hills, 6.Sanathnagar, 7.Karwan, 8.Nampally, 9.Goshamahal, 10.Charminar, 11.Chandrayangutta, 12.Yakutpura, 13.Bahadurpura, 14.Secunderabad, 15.Secunderabad Cantt.,
Area
 • Total217 km2 (84 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total3,943,323
 • Density18,000/km2 (47,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
100%
Demographics
 • Literacy83.25%
 • Sex ratio954
Major highwaysNH-44, NH-65, NH-163, NH-765,
Coordinates17°21′58″N 78°28′34″E / 17.366°N 78.476°E / 17.366; 78.476
Average annual precipitation786.8 mm
WebsiteOfficial website

Hyderabad District is a district in the state of Telangana in India that contains a part of the metropolitan area of Hyderabad. It is headed by a district collector who is drawn from the IAS cadre and is appointed by the state government. It is the smallest of all the districts in the state, but has the highest human density. The district is a city district which means that it does not have a district headquarters. Old MCH area, which is central region of Hyderabad city comes under this district. It is a peaceful area in India where Muslims and Hindus live in Harmony and unity.

History[edit]

Hyderabad district was formed in 1948 after brutal Police Action of government of India by merging Atraf-a-Balda District and Baghat District. Baghat was previously a Taluk in Atraf-e-Balda District, and was made a separate district in 1931-34 under the subedar of Medak division. After formation of Andhra Pradesh by merging Telugu speaking of Hyderabad state in 1956 Hyderabad district boundary was altered Tandur Taluka which is Telugu speaking region of Gulbarga district was merged in Hyderabad district and Parigi Taluka of Mahabubnagar district and Vikarabad Taluka of Medak District also merged in Hyderabad district.[1] In 1978 Hyderabad district was later split into Hyderabad Urban District and Hyderabad Rural District.Hyderabad Urban District was made by 4 Talukas are Charminar, Golkonda, Mushirabad and Secunderabad Talukas. Hyderabad rural district was later renamed as Ranga Reddy District.[2] Hyderabad Urban district subdivided in 16 Mandals in 1985 and consist of 2 Revenue division[3][4]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Hyderabad District includes the area of the core area Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, Secunderabad Cantonment, and Osmania University. There are 16 administrative areas called mandals (or tehsils) in Hyderabad. They are:[5] Dr.Yogita Rana is the present collector of the district.[6]

# Hyderabad revenue division # Secunderabad revenue division
1 Amberpet 10 Ameerpet
2 Asifnagar 11 Khairtabad
3 Bahadurpura 12 Marredpally
4 Bandlaguda 13 Musheerabad
5 Charminar 14 Saidabad
6 Golconda 15 Secunderabad
7 Himayathnagar 16 Trimulgherry
8 Nampally
9 Shaikpet

Hyderabad district comprises 15 Assembly constituencies in the core of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.[7]

Geography[edit]

Hyderabad district occupies an area of approximately 217 square kilometres (84 sq mi).[8]

Demographics[edit]

Religion in Hyderabad district (2011)
Hindus
51.89%
Muslims
43.45%
Christians
2.22%
Others
2.64%

In the 2011 census Hyderabad district's population was 3,943,323, with a religious make-up of: Hindus (51.89%), Muslims (43.45%), Christians (2.22%), Jains (0.5%), Sikhs (0.29%) and Buddhists (0.03%);[9] 1.58% did not state any religion.[10] roughly equal to the nation of Liberia[11] or the US state of Oregon.[12]

This gives it a ranking of 57th in India (out of a total of 640).[13] The district has a population density of 18,480 inhabitants per square kilometre (47,900/sq mi) .[13] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 4.71%.[13] Hyderabad has a sex ratio of 943 females for every 1000 males,[13] and a literacy rate of 80.96%.[13]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Hyderabad
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 35.9
(96.6)
39.1
(102.4)
42.2
(108)
43.3
(109.9)
44.5
(112.1)
45.5
(113.9)
37.4
(99.3)
36.1
(97)
36.1
(97)
36.7
(98.1)
34.0
(93.2)
33.8
(92.8)
45.5
(113.9)
Average high °C (°F) 28.8
(83.8)
31.9
(89.4)
35.4
(95.7)
37.9
(100.2)
39.0
(102.2)
34.5
(94.1)
30.8
(87.4)
29.8
(85.6)
30.5
(86.9)
30.6
(87.1)
29.0
(84.2)
28.0
(82.4)
32.2
(90)
Daily mean °C (°F) 22.2
(72)
25.1
(77.2)
28.4
(83.1)
31.5
(88.7)
33.0
(91.4)
29.3
(84.7)
27.0
(80.6)
26.2
(79.2)
26.6
(79.9)
25.7
(78.3)
23.2
(73.8)
21.6
(70.9)
26.7
(80.1)
Average low °C (°F) 15.2
(59.4)
17.6
(63.7)
20.8
(69.4)
24.3
(75.7)
26.2
(79.2)
24.0
(75.2)
22.6
(72.7)
22.1
(71.8)
22.0
(71.6)
20.3
(68.5)
16.9
(62.4)
14.5
(58.1)
20.5
(68.9)
Record low °C (°F) 6.1
(43)
8.9
(48)
13.2
(55.8)
16.0
(60.8)
16.7
(62.1)
17.8
(64)
18.6
(65.5)
18.7
(65.7)
17.8
(64)
11.7
(53.1)
7.4
(45.3)
7.1
(44.8)
6.1
(43)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 13.2
(0.52)
7.9
(0.31)
15.3
(0.6)
20.2
(0.8)
35.7
(1.41)
103.8
(4.09)
169.9
(6.69)
178.7
(7.04)
158.3
(6.23)
97.2
(3.83)
22.4
(0.88)
5.9
(0.23)
828.5
(32.62)
Average rainy days (≥ 1.0 mm) 0.6 0.8 1.0 2.1 3.4 10.0 12.4 14.1 9.7 6.3 2.9 0.7 64.0
Average relative humidity (%) 56 49 39 37 39 61 71 74 72 63 58 57 56
Mean monthly sunshine hours 278.6 269.3 263.4 273.7 281.5 179.8 141.1 137.3 167.2 227.3 247.1 263.2 2,729.5
Source #1: India Meteorological Department (average high, average low and rainfall, 1951–2000)[14][15][16]
Source #2: NOAA (mean temperature, mean rainy days, humidity, and sun 1971–1990)[17]


Government[edit]

The collectorate administers the district on behalf of the state government. The Hyderabad District does not have elected officials at the district level due to the absence of a Zilla Parishad (District Legislature) although it has representations at the state (MLA) and Union level legislature (MP).In addition the entire district is contained within the jurisdiction of the GHMC, the city administration. Representatives are popularly elected to various wards of GHMC.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hyderabad Legislative Assembly". ECI. AP Legislature. Archived from the original on 4 August 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2014.
  2. ^ Law, Gwillim (2011-09-25). "Districts of India". Statoids. Retrieved 2011-10-11.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-05-26. Retrieved 2012-11-05.
  4. ^ "Welcome to Revenue Department". Revenue Department, Hyderabad. 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Part-I State Administrative Divisions 2001-2011" (PDF). Census of India. p. 4,12. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  6. ^ "K Chandrasekhar Rao appoints collectors for new districts". Deccan Chronicle. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  7. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/news/Voters-exceed-Hyderabads-population/articleshow/33715435.cms
  8. ^ Srivastava, Dayawanti et al. (ed.) (2010). "States and Union Territories: Andhra Pradesh: Government". India 2010: A Reference Annual (54th ed.). New Delhi, India: Additional Director General, Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (India), Government of India. pp. 1111–1112. ISBN 978-81-230-1617-7.
  9. ^ [1] Hyderabad District Religion Census 2011
  10. ^ "C-1 Population By Religious Community". Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs. Retrieved 11 May 2016. On this page, select "Andhra Pradesh" from the download menu. "District - Hyderabad" is at line 672 of the excel file.
  11. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Liberia 3,786,764 July 2011 est.
  12. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Oregon 3,943,323
  13. ^ a b c d e "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  14. ^ World Meteorological Organization, World Weather Information Service. "Hyderabad". Hong Kong Observatory. Retrieved 6 March 2015.
  15. ^ "Monthly mean maximum & minimum temperature and total rainfall based upon 1901-2000 data" (pdf). India Meteorological Department. Retrieved 6 March 2015.
  16. ^ "Ever recorded Maximum and minimum temperatures up to 2010" (PDF). India Meteorological Department. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  17. ^ "Hyderabad climate normals 1971–1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the U.S. Retrieved March 31, 2015.

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