Mahbubnagar

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Mahbub Nagar

Palamuru
The biggest banayan tree (Peerlamarri or Pillalamarri), symbol of the district
The biggest banayan tree (Peerlamarri or Pillalamarri), symbol of the district
Nickname(s): 
Palamuru
Mahbub Nagar is located in Telangana
Mahbub Nagar
Mahbub Nagar
Mahbub Nagar is located in India
Mahbub Nagar
Mahbub Nagar
Coordinates: 16°45′N 78°00′E / 16.75°N 78.00°E / 16.75; 78.00Coordinates: 16°45′N 78°00′E / 16.75°N 78.00°E / 16.75; 78.00
CountryIndia
StateTelangana
RegionDeccan
DistrictMahbubnagar_District
Founded byMahbub Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VI
Named forMahbub Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VI
Government
 • BodyMahbub Nagar Municipal Council
 • Collector & District MagistrateDr. Ronald Ross (IAS)
 • MLASrinivas Goud (TRS)
 • MPManne Srinivas Reddy (TRS)
Elevation
498 m (1,634 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • City157,733
 • Density4,803/km2 (12,440/sq mi)
 • Metro
210,258
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu & Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
509001
Telephone code08542
Vehicle registrationTS-06[2]
Sex ratio0.973 /
Lok Sabha constituencyMahbub Nagar

Mahbub Nagar is a city in Mahbubnagar_District of the Indian state of Telangana named after the 6th Nizam, Mir Mahbub Ali Khan. It is the headquarters of Mahbub Nagar mandal in Mahbub Nagar revenue division.[3] The city is also the largest in the district with an area of 39.64 km2 (15.31 sq mi) and 7th most populous in the state.[4]

Etymology[edit]

Mahbub Nagar is also known with the name, Palamoor.[5] The city also has an older name "Rukmammapet."[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Mahbub Nagar is located at 16°44′N 77°59′E / 16.73°N 77.98°E / 16.73; 77.98.[6] It has an average elevation of 498 metres (1633 feet). The city of Mahbub Nagar is located at a distance of 98 km from Hyderabad 130 km from Kurnool and 105 km from Raichur.

Demographics[edit]

In 2011, Mahbub Nagar had a population of 157,733 of which male and female were 79,177 and 78,556 respectively.[7] It is the 9th largest city of south India by number of auto rickshaws, and 2nd in Telangana after Hyderabad.

Governance[edit]

Mahbub Nagar municipality is the civic body of the city, which was constituted in 1942 as a third grade municipality. It was upgraded to second grade in 1959, to first grade in 1983 and finally to Special grade municipality in 2004.[4] It is spread over an area of 98.64 km2 (38.09 sq mi).[8] Mahbub Nagar urban agglomeration consists of Mahbub Nagar municipality, census towns of Boyapalle, Yenugonda and the out growths of Mahbub Nagar (rural) (full), Yedira (part) village.[3]

Transport[edit]

Mahabubnagar railway station

The city is connected to major cities and towns by means of road and railways. National and state highways that pass through the city are NH 167, State highway 20 and 23. TSRTC operates buses to various destinations from Mahbub Nagar bus station of the city.[9] The city has rail connectivity with the presence of Mahbub Nagar Main Station, Mahbub Nagar Town, Yenugonda Station and Diviti Pally Stations.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Basic Information". Official website of Mahbub Nagar Municipality. Retrieved 19 May 2016.
  2. ^ "District Codes". Government of Telangana Transport Department. Retrieved 4 September 2014.
  3. ^ a b NAGAR.pdf "District Census Handbook – Mahbub Nagar" Check |url= value (help) (PDF). Census of India. pp. 12–13. Retrieved 25 December 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Mahbub Nagar Municipality". Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department. Archived from the original on 25 November 2015. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
  5. ^ "About Mahbub Nagar". Official website of Mahabubnagar Municipality. Retrieved 19 May 2016.
  6. ^ "redirect to /world/IN/02/Mahbubnagar.html". fallingrain.com.
  7. ^ "Census of India Website : Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  8. ^ "Basic Information of Municipality". Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department. Government of Telangana. Archived from the original on 22 May 2015. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  9. ^ "Bus Stations". TSRTC. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  10. ^ C.Chandra Kanth Rao. "Encyclopedia in Telugu (Gona Buddha Reddy)". cckraopedia.blogspot.in.

External links[edit]

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