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Kamareddy is located in Telangana
Kamareddy is located in India
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 18°19′23″N 78°20′06″E / 18.323°N 78.335°E / 18.323; 78.335Coordinates: 18°19′23″N 78°20′06″E / 18.323°N 78.335°E / 18.323; 78.335
Country  India
State Telangana
District Kamareddy
 • Type Municipality
 • Body Municipal Council
 • Total 14.10 km2 (5.44 sq mi)
Elevation 495 m (1,624 ft)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 80,315
 • Rank 1st (in District)
15th (in state)
 • Density 5,700/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
 • Official Telugu, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 503111 & 503112
Telephone code 08468
Vehicle registration TS 17
Website telangana.gov.in

Kamareddy is a major town and business centre and Head quarters of Kamareddy district in the Indian state of Telangana.


Kamareddy is located at 18°19′00″N 78°21′00″E / 18.3167°N 78.3500°E / 18.3167; 78.3500.[2] It covers an area of 14.11 km2.[3] It is 110 km northwards from the state capital Hyderabad and 55 km south from the erstwhile district headquarters of Nizamabad.


Major languages spoken in this area are Telugu (with Telangana dialect, major language), Hindi, Urdu, Lambadi and English.


According to 2011 census and the statistical information by the Government of Telangana, the population of the town stood at 80,315.[4] Kamareddy had a population of 64,496. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kamareddy has an average literacy rate of higher than 65%, male literacy is greater than 74%, and female literacy is more than 56%. In Kamareddy, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Government and politics[edit]

Civic administration

Kamareddy Municipality was constituted in 1987 and is classified as a second grade municipality with 33 election wards. The jurisdiction of the civic body is spread over an area of 14.10 km2 (5.44 sq mi).[1] Kamareddy comes under the Zahirabad parliamentary constituency. The town shelters 17 notified slums with a population of 35,172 and 4,835 BPL households.


Kamareddy produces paddy, sugar, jaggery, different vegetables, maize and turmeric. There are around 300 textile business centers. Telangana biggest poultry farms are in Kamareddy rural and urban areas. One of the major agriculture market yard located in Kamareddy.


Kamareddy has two bus stands, and a railway station with connectivity to most major stations in Telangana, Andhra pradesh and Maharashtra. The railway line has converted to broad gauge under Project Unigauge. Kamareddy connected with Major road lines like NH44 (old NH7) which is the longest road line in India. Kamareddy is the major center for the surrounding towns and villages.


  1. ^ a b c "Urban Local Body Information" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Telangana. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics. Kamareddi
  3. ^ http://cdma.telangana.gov.in/Kamareddy/
  4. ^ http://www.census2011.co.in/data/town/802906-kamareddy.html

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