Kaghaznagar

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Sirpur Kaghaznagar
کاغذنگر
కాగజ్ నగర్
Town
Sirpur Kaghaznagar Railway Station
Sirpur Kaghaznagar Railway Station
Sirpur Kaghaznagar is located in Telangana
Sirpur Kaghaznagar
Sirpur Kaghaznagar
Sirpur Kaghaznagar is located in India
Sirpur Kaghaznagar
Sirpur Kaghaznagar
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 19°20′00″N 79°29′00″E / 19.3333°N 79.4833°E / 19.3333; 79.4833Coordinates: 19°20′00″N 79°29′00″E / 19.3333°N 79.4833°E / 19.3333; 79.4833
Country India
State Telangana
District Komaram Bheem
Government
 • Type Chairman-Council
 • Body Kaghaznagar Municipal Council
Area[1]
 • Total 8.31 km2 (3.21 sq mi)
Elevation 174 m (571 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 57,583
 • Density 6,900/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Urdu, Telugu, English,
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area code(s) +91-8738
Vehicle registration TS–20

Sirpur Kaghaznagar is a town, and a municipality in Komaram Bheem district in the state of Telangana in India.[3]

Geography[edit]

Sirpur Kaghaznagar (SKZR) are twin towns is located at 19°20′00″N 79°29′00″E / 19.3333°N 79.4833°E / 19.3333; 79.4833.[4] It has an average elevation of 174 meters (574 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, the town of Kaghaznagar had a population of 57,583, with 28,649 males, and 28,934 females. The Present population of the twin towns of Sirpur Kaghaznagar is approximately around 100,000. There were a total of 5,576 children between the ages of 0 and 6 and 15,712 inhabitants were classified as illiterate. The town has a unique blend of people settled from different parts of India. Apart from Telugu and Hindi, Marathi is also widely understood due to the town's proximity to Maharashtra. Bengali language is widely spoken in Easgoan village owing to settlement of Bengali refugees. The Literacy rate stood at 73.07 percent.[2]

Government and politics[edit]

Civic administration[edit]

Kaghaznagar Municipality was constituted in 1995 and is classified as a third grade municipality with 24 election wards. The jurisdiction of the civic body is spread over an area of 8.31 km2 (3.21 sq mi).[1]

Economy[edit]

The local economy was heavily dependent on manufacturing at Sirpur Paper Mills and Sirsilk textile factory, both of which are now closed.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Urban Local Body Information" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Telangana. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Mandals in Adilabad district". Panchayat Informatics Division. Archived from the original on 2007-03-27. Retrieved 2007-02-28. 
  4. ^ Falling Rain Genomics. Kaghaznagar
  5. ^ Singh, S. Harpal (2015-02-05). "Memories of Sirsilk haunt Kagaznagar". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2016-10-04.