Kollapur

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Kollapur
Town
Kollapur Palace
Kollapur Palace
Kollapur is located in Telangana
Kollapur
Kollapur
Kollapur is located in India
Kollapur
Kollapur
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 16°10′59″N 78°20′26″E / 16.18306°N 78.34056°E / 16.18306; 78.34056Coordinates: 16°10′59″N 78°20′26″E / 16.18306°N 78.34056°E / 16.18306; 78.34056
Country India
State Telangana
District Mahaboob Nagar
Population
 • Total 44,186
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 509102
Telephone code 08501
Vehicle registration TS 06
Nearest city Hyderabad, Kurnool,Gadwal
Literacy 54%
Lok Sabha constituency Nagarkurnool
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kollapur
Website telangana.gov.in
Amaragiri

Kollapur[1] region is an area spanning the Nallamala forest area on the banks of the river Krishna in the Nagarkurnool district, in the state of Telangana India. The Someshwara, Sangameshwara, and Malleshwara temples are in this region, with traces of architectural treasures from the 2nd century BC. Hundreds of ancient temples are visible in the area, mainly built over 1,500 years ago. Due to similar broad roads and surrounding tree plantations, people used to refer to Kollapur as Telangana Mysore (a reference to the larger city of Mysore).

Constituency[edit]

There are five mandals or governing districts, namely Kodair, Kollapur, Pangal, Peddakothapally, and veepanagandla. The population of 246,249 is distributed among 116 villages.

Notable people[edit]

Jupally Krishna Rao, a Member of the Legislative Assembly in the Telangana Legislative Assembly, was born in Pedda Dagada, a village in the Kollapur region.

Dr V Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi hails from this place

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-12-19. Retrieved 2016-01-23. 

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