Kumaram Bheem Asifabad district

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Kumaram Bheem Asifabad district
District of Telangana
Location of Kumaram Bheem Asifabad district in Telangana
Location of Kumaram Bheem Asifabad district in Telangana
Country India
State Telangana
Headquarters Asifabad
Tehsils 15
Government
 • District collector Patil Prashanth Jeevan, IAS
Area
 • Total 4,300.16 km2 (1,660.30 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 592,831
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Vehicle registration TS 20
Major highways NH 63[1]
Website Official website
Komaram Bheem District Revenue divisions

Komaram Bheem Asifabad is a district in the Indian state of Telangana.[2] It was a part of the Adilabad district prior to the re-organisation of districts in the state.[3]

History[edit]

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.[4]

Geography[edit]

The district is spread over an area of 4,300 square kilometres (1,700 sq mi).[5] 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.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 Census, the district has a population of 592,831 people.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

This district has two revenue divisions; Asifabad and Kagaznagar and is sub-divided into 15 mandals.[5][6] prashant jeevan patil is the present collector of the district.[7]

Mandals[edit]

S.No. Asifabad revenue division Kagaznagar revenue division
1 Sirpur (U) Bejjur
2 Lingapur Penchicalpet
3 Jainoor Kagaznagar
4 Tiryani Koutala
5 Asifabad Chintalamanepally
6 Kerameri Dahegoan
7 Wankidi Sirpur-T
8 Rebbena

Places of interest[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Telangana New Districts Names 2016 Pdf TS 31 Districts List". Timesalert.com. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Names of 6 new districts changed". The Hindu. 22 October 2016. Retrieved 4 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Komaram Bheem Asifabad district" (PDF). New Districts Formation Portal. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  4. ^ Singh, S. Harpal (8 October 2016). "Asifabad to become a district again after 75 years". The Hindu. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "New districts". Andhra Jyothy.com. 8 October 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Clipping of Andhra Jyothy Telugu Daily – Hyderabad". Andhra Jyothy. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "K Chandrasekhar Rao appoints collectors for new districts". Deccan Chronicle. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.