List of districts in Telangana

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Location of Telangana in India

The state of Telangana, in southern India is divided into 10 districts.Mahboobnagar is the largest district by area whereas Ranga Reddy is the most populated and densely populated.


Districts of Telangana

A district of the Telangana is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a District collector , an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service. The district collector is assisted by a number of officers belonging to Telangana Civil Service and other state services.

A Senior Superintendent of Police, an officer who belongs to the Indian Police Service is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law and order and related issues of the district. He is assisted by the officers of the Telangana Police and other Telangana Police officials.

A Division Forest Officer, an officer belonging to the Indian Forest Service is responsible for managing the forests, environment and wild-life related issues of the district. He is assisted by the officers of the Telangana Forest Department and Telangana Wild-Life officials.

Sectoral development is looked after by the district head of each development department such as PWD, Agriculture, Health, Education, Animal husbandry, etc. These officers belong to various State Services.


District Headquarters Mandals Population (2011)[1] Area (km²) Density (/km²)
Adilabad Adilabad 52 2,737,738 16,105 170
Hyderabad Hyderabad 16 4,010,238 217 18480
Karimnagar Karimnagar 57 3,811,738 11,823 322
Khammam Khammam 37 2,798,214 16,029 175
Mahbubnagar Mahbubnagar 64 4,042,191 18,432 219
Medak Sangareddy 46 3,031,877 9,699 313
Nalgonda Nalgonda 59 3,483,648 14,240 245
Nizamabad Nizamabad 36 2,552,073 7,956 321
Ranga Reddy vikarabad 37 5,296,396 7,493 707
Warangal Warangal 51 3,522,644 12,846 252

Source: Census 2011[2]

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  1. ^ Census, provisional. "AP districts census 2011" (PDF). Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Census 2011" (pdf). AP Government Website. p. 14. Retrieved 22 July 2014. 

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