Kumaram Bheem Asifabad district
|Kumaram Bheem Asifabad district|
|District of Telangana|
Location of Kumaram Bheem Asifabad district in Telangana
|• District collector||Patil Prashanth Jeevan, IAS|
|• Total||4,300.16 km2 (1,660.30 sq mi)|
|• Density||140/km2 (360/sq mi)|
|Vehicle registration||TS 20|
|Major highways||NH 63|
In 1905, it was a district which was later merged into the Adilabad district. In 1913, it was made as headquarters prior to the status being lost to Adilabad in 1941. It has since been renamed after Gond martyr Kumram Bheem.
The district is spread over an area of 4,300 square kilometres (1,700 sq mi). It is home to endangered species of vultures which have made Palarapu rocks their home in the forests of Bejjur. The Sirpur forest is also home to tigers and other wild animals. Hills dominate the western part of the district and Pranhita river runs parallel to the east. Cotton and Paddy are the major crops grown in this area.
|S.No.||Asifabad revenue division||Kagaznagar revenue division|
Places of interest
- Savatula Gundam Waterfalls
- Kumrambheem Irrigational Project.
- Sirpur forest reserve.
- Kerameri ghats
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