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Town and Mandal
Kohir is located in Telangana
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°36′00″N 77°43′00″E / 17.6000°N 77.7167°E / 17.6000; 77.7167Coordinates: 17°36′00″N 77°43′00″E / 17.6000°N 77.7167°E / 17.6000; 77.7167
Country  India
State Telangana
District Medak
Elevation 627 m (2,057 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,077
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 502210
Vehicle registration TS 15
Nearest city Hyderabad
Literacy 30%
Lok Sabha constituency ZAHEERABAD
Vidhan Sabha constituency ZAHEERABAD
Climate DECCAN PLATEAU .. HOT (Köppen)

Kohir Deccan is a town and Mandal headquarters in the Medak district of Telangana, India.[1] Kohir is on the Deccan Plateau in Telangana, neighbouring Karnatake state (Bidar). Kohir, Zaheerabad, Bidar, and neighbouring places brings to mind the Red Planet, and the land is usually red roads, red stones on streets with red houses made of red soil and black soil in agriculture land.[2] Kohir was named after the distinctive red soil of the region. Kohir in local slang means "red diamond". The "Pati Matti" once mixed with water turns into very strong material fit for construction of multistoried buildings. These mud houses are unbreakable and can withstand even the harsh climate of this region. Kohir is bounded by Zahirabad, Jharasangam and Munpalle mandals of Medak district and Rangareddy district. In Kohir, 50% of people are living Muslims, 30% are Hindu and 20% are Christians.[citation needed]

Kohir is very famous for agriculture products such as Ginger, all kind of grains, in fruits specially Guava also there are many kinds of mangoes production. There are many popular faces/persons working in different areas such as politics, technically and in the social services. Kohir is very famous for red sand.


Kohir is located at 17°36′00″N 77°43′00″E / 17.6000°N 77.7167°E / 17.6000; 77.7167.[3] It has an average elevation of 627 metres (2060 ft). It is 100 km from Hyderabad, 53 km from Bidar and 24 km from Zaheerabad.


According to the Indian census, 2011, the demographic details of Kohir Mandal are as follows:[4]

  • Total Population: 55,239 in 9,596 households.
  • Male Population: 28,402 and Female Population: 26,837
  • Children Under 6 years: 8,719 (Boys: 4,534, and Girls: 4,185)
  • Total Literates: 26,451

Kohir village has a population of 14,077 in 2011.

* Male Population: 7,243 
* Female Population: 6,834



  1. ^ "District Level Mandal wise list of villages in Medak district" (PDF). Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Kohir: home to red havelis in The Hindu, 2005.
  3. ^ Kohir at Fallingrain.com
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[3] kohir population