Jangaon district

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Jangaon district
District of Telangana
Location of Jangaon district in Telangana
Location of Jangaon district in Telangana
Country India
State Telangana
Headquarters Jangaon
Tehsils 13
Government
 • District collector Mr. Vinay Krishna Reddy
 • Assembly seats 3
Area
 • Total 2,187.50 km2 (844.60 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 582,457
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
 • Urban 12.6%
Demographics
 • Literacy 61.4%
 • Sex ratio 997
Vehicle registration TS–27[1]
Major highways NH 163
Average annual precipitation 788 mm
Website Official website
Jangaon District Revenue divisions

Jangaon district is a district in the Indian state of Telangana. It was a part of the Warangal district and Nalgonda district prior to the re-organisation of districts in the state.[2] .The district shares boundaries with Suryapet, Yadadri, Warangal (rural) district, Warangal urban, Siddipet and Mahabubabad districts.

Geography[edit]

The district is spread over an area of 2,187.50 square kilometres (844.60 sq mi).[3]

History[edit]

Jangaon District was formed in 2016 on 11th Oct, Jangaon is made as the district headquarters along with 21 newly formed district in Telangana. Warangal district was divided in to Five districts are Warangal Urban district, Warangal Rural district, Jangaon district, Jayashankar district and Mahabubabad district. The Jangaon district was formed with mostly old Jangaon Revenue division except Maddur, Cherial and Newly formed Komuravelli Mandals Which were transferred to Newly formed Siddipet district, Ghanpur and Zaffergadh from Warangal Revenue division and Gundala of Nalgonda district were merged with Jangaon district.[4]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 582,457.[3]

Climate[edit]

Jangaon experiences a tropical kind of climate. It's a drought prone area according to Geological survey. Experiences very hot summers, moderate winters and rains less than the average precipitation.

The temperatures are highest on average in May, at around 33.9 °C. In December, the average temperature is 22.0 °C. It is the lowest average temperature of the whole year. The variation in the precipitation between the driest and wettest months is 182 mm. The average temperatures vary during the year by 11.9 °C.

Climate data for Jangaon District
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.7
(85.5)
32.4
(90.3)
36.0
(96.8)
38.4
(101.1)
40.4
(104.7)
35.9
(96.6)
31.1
(88)
30.8
(87.4)
31.0
(87.8)
31.4
(88.5)
29.6
(85.3)
28.8
(83.8)
33
(91.3)
Average low °C (°F) 16.3
(61.3)
18.6
(65.5)
21.7
(71.1)
25.0
(77)
27.5
(81.5)
25.8
(78.4)
23.7
(74.7)
23.6
(74.5)
23.2
(73.8)
21.4
(70.5)
17.6
(63.7)
15.2
(59.4)
21.6
(71)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 1
(0.04)
2
(0.08)
5
(0.2)
21
(0.83)
17
(0.67)
119
(4.69)
183
(7.2)
167
(6.57)
168
(6.61)
78
(3.07)
21
(0.83)
8
(0.31)
790
(31.1)
Source: [1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district has two revenue divisions of Jangaon and Ghanpur (Station) are sub-divided into 13 mandals.[3][5] Vinay Krishna Reddy is the present collector of the district.[6]

Mandals[edit]

The below table categorises 13 mandals into their respective revenue divisions in the district:[5]

S.No. Jangaon revenue division S.No. Station Ghanpur revenue division
1 Bachannapeta 9 Chilpur
2 Devaruppala 10 Zaffergadh
3 Gundala 11 Kodakandla
4 Jangaon 12 Palakurthi
5 Lingalaghanpur 13 Station Ghanpur
6 Narmetta
7 Raghunathapalle
8 Tarigoppula

Notable personalities[edit]

  • Pothana, chakali ilamma ,Doddi Komuraiah, Palkuriki somanadhudu

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Telangana New Districts Names 2016 Pdf TS 31 Districts List". Timesalert.com. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Warangal (rural) district" (PDF). New Districts Formation Portal. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c "New districts". Andhra Jyothy.com. 8 October 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Jangaon district" (PDF). Official website of Jangaon district. Retrieved 20 March 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "Clipping of Andhra Jyothy Telugu Daily - Hyderabad". Andhra Jyothy. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "K Chandrasekhar Rao appoints collectors for new districts". Deccan Chronicle. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016. 

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