List of districts in Telangana

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Location of Telangana in India

The state of Telangana, in southern India is divided into 33 districts[1]. A 'district' in the state of Telangana is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a District collector, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service..

Statistics[edit]

Poltical map of Telangana

In terms of area, Bhadradri Kothagudem is the largest district with an area of 7,483 km2 (2,889 sq mi) and Hyderabad is the smallest with 217 km2 (84 sq mi). Hyderabad district is the most populated district with a population of 39,43,323 and Mulugu is the least populated with 2,94,671. Telangana consist of 68 Revenue Divisions and 584 Revenue Mandals(Tehsil).[2]

History[edit]

Telangana at the time of formation on June 2, 2014

1948[edit]

Telangana region of Hyderabad State did consist of 8 Districts in 1948 when it was inducted in Dominion of India; they are Atraf-i-Baldah (Hyderabad), Mahbubnagar district, Medak district, Nalgonda district (Nalgundah), Nizamabad districts, Adilabad, Karimnagar, and Warangal districts.[3].

1953[edit]

Khammam district was created by bifurcation of Warangal district on 1st October 1953.[4]

Hyderabad state until 1956

1956[edit]

Andhra Pradesh was formed by merging Telangana region of Hyderabad State and Andhra state on November 1. Bhadrachalam division and Aswaraopet taluka parts was merged in Khammam district from Godavari districts for better Administration.[4]

1978[edit]

Hyderabad district was split into Hyderabad Urban District and Hyderabad Rural District on 15 August 1978.Hyderabad Urban District was made by 4 Talukas are Charminar, Golkonda, Mushirabad and Secunderabad Talukas which consist of only MCH area, Secunderabad cantonment and Osmania University. Hyderabad rural district was later renamed as Ranga Reddy District.[5]

2014[edit]

Telangana curved out from with 10 districts from Andhra Pradesh. Seven mandals of Bhadrachalam division were given back to East Godavari district.[6][7]

2016[edit]

21 New districts were created on 11 October, which lead to 31 districts in Telangana. All districts were divided into minimum 2 to maximum 5 except Hyderabad district which was untouched.[8]

2019[edit]

Two new Districts, Mulugu and Narayanpet were created on 17 February, taking the total number of districts to 33.[9] Narayanpet district has 11 mandals.

District statistics[edit]

S. No. Name Headquarters Area (km2) Population
(2011 census)
No.of mandals Density
(per km2)
Urban (%) Literacy (%) Sex Ratio Map
1 Adilabad Adilabad 4,153 708,972 18 171 23.66 63.46 978 India - Telangana - Adilabad (new).svg
2 Bhadradri Kothagudem Kothagudem 7,483 1,069,261 23 143 31.71 66.40 1008 India - Telangana - Bhadradri Kothagudem.svg
3 Hyderabad Hyderabad 217 3,943,323 16 18172 100 83.25 954 India - Telangana - Hyderabad (new).svg
4 Jagitial Jagitial 2,419 985,417 18 407 22.46 60.26 1036 India - Telangana - Jagtial.svg
5 Jangaon Jangaon 2,188 566,376 13 259 12.60 61.44 997 India - Telangana - Jangaon.svg
6 Jayashankar Bhupalapally Bhupalpalle 6,175 711,434 20 115 7.57 60.33 1009 India - Telangana - Jayashankar Bhupalpally.svg
7 Jogulamba Gadwal Gadwal 2,928 609,990 12 208 10.36 49.87 972 India - Telangana - Jogulamba Gadwal.svg
8 Kamareddy Kamareddy 3,652 972,625 22 266 12.71 56.51 1033 India - Telangana - Kamareddy.svg
9 Karimnagar Karimnagar 2,128 1,005,711 16 473 30.72 69.16 993 India - Telangana - Karimnagar.svg
10 Khammam Khammam 4,361 1,401,639 21 321 22.60 65.95 1005 India - Telangana - Khammam (new).svg
11 Kumarambheem Asifabad Asifabad 4,878 515,812 15 106 16.86 56.72 998 India - Telangana - Kumaram Bheem Asifabad.svg
12 Mahabubabad Mahabubabad 2,877 774,549 16 269 9.86 57.13 996 India - Telangana - Mahabubabad.svg
13 Mahabubnagar Mahabubnagar 5,285 1,486,777 26 281 20.73 56.78 995 India - Telangana - Mahabubnagar.svg
14 Mancherial district Mancherial 4,016 807,037 18 201 43.85 64.35 977 India - Telangana - Mancherial.svg
15 Medak Medak 2,786 767,428 20 275 7.67 56.12 1027 India - Telangana - Medak (new).svg
16 Medchal–Malkajgiri[10] Shamirpet 1,084 2,440,073 14 2251 91.40 82.49 957 India - Telangana - Medchal Malkajgiri.svg
17 Mulugu Mulugu 3,881 2,94,671 09 124 05 70.38 968
18 Nagarkurnool Nagarkurnool 6,545 893,308 22 142 India - Telangana - Nagarkurnool.svg
19 Narayanpet Narayanpet NA NA 11 NA NA NA NA
20 Nalgonda Nalgonda 7,122 1,618,416 31 227 22.76 63.75 978 India - Telangana - Nalgonda (new).svg
21 Nirmal Nirmal 3,845 709,418 19 185 21.38 57.77 1046 India - Telangana - Nirmal.svg
22 Nizamabad Nizamabad 4,288 1,571,022 27 366 29.58 64.25 1044 India - Telangana - Nizamabad (new).svg
23 Peddapalli Peddapalli 2,236 795,332 14 356 38.22 65.52 992 India - Telangana - Peddapalli.svg
24 Rajanna Sircilla Sircilla 2,019 552,037 13 273 21.17 62.71 1014 India - Telangana - Rajanna Sircilla.svg
25 Ranga Reddy Shamshabad 5,031 2,446,265 27 486 58.05 71.95 950 India - Telangana - Ranga Reddy.svg
26 Sangareddy Sangareddy 4,403 1,527,628 26 347 34.69 64.08 965 India - Telangana - Sangareddy.svg
27 Siddipet Siddipet 3,632 1,012,065 22 279 13.74 61.61 1008 India - Telangana - Siddipet.svg
28 Suryapet Suryapet 3,607 1,099,560 23 305 15.56 64.11 996 India - Telangana - Suryapet.svg
29 Vikarabad[11] Vikarabad 3,386 927,140 18 274 13.48 57.91 1001 India - Telangana - Vikarabad.svg
30 Wanaparthy Wanaparthy 2,152 577,758 14 268 15.97 55.67 960 India - Telangana - Wanaparthy.svg
31 Warangal Rural Warangal 2,175 718,537 15 330 6.99 61.26 994 India - Telangana - Warangal Rural.svg
32 Warangal Urban Warangal 1,309 1,080,858 11 826 68.51 76.17 997 India - Telangana - Warangal Urban.svg
33 Yadadri Bhuvanagiri Bhongir 3,092 739,448 16 239 16.66 65.53 973 India - Telangana - Yadadri Bhuvanagiri.svg
Total - - 112,077 35,003,674 584 312 38.88 66.54 988 -


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Telangana govt carves out two new districts, Narayapet and Mulugu". www.thenewsminute.com. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Yazdani, Ghulam. "Hyderabad State". Atlantic Publishers & Distri – via Google Books.
  4. ^ a b "Know Your Corporation".
  5. ^ Law, Gwillim (2011-09-25). "Districts of India". Statoids. Retrieved 2011-10-11.
  6. ^ "The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2014" Accessed 13 July 2014 [2]
  7. ^ "Protests against Centre, Andhra Pradesh in Khammam over Polavaram Bill". Deccan Chronicle, 12 July 2014. Accessed 13 July 2014. [3]
  8. ^ "New districts". Andhra Jyothy.com. 8 October 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  9. ^ "Telangana gets two new districts: Narayanpet and Mulugu". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2019-03-31.
  10. ^ "Medchal-Malkajgiri district" (PDF). Official website of Medchal district. Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  11. ^ "Vikarabad district". Official website Vikarabad district. Retrieved 31 March 2017.

External links[edit]

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