Medchal–Malkajgiri district

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Medchal district)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Medchal–Malkajgiri district
District of Telangana
Location of Medchal–Malkajgiri district in Telangana
Location of Medchal–Malkajgiri district in Telangana
Country India
State Telangana
Administrative division 2
Headquarters Shamirpet
Tehsils 14
 • District collector M.V.Reddy
 • Total 1,084 km2 (419 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,440,073
 • Density 2,300/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
Vehicle registration TS–08 [1]
Website Official website
Medchal - Malkajgiri District Revenue divisions

Medchal−Malkajgiri is a district in the Indian state of Telangana. Shamirpet is the headquarter of the district[2]. It was a part of Ranga Reddy district before the re-organisation of districts in the state on 11 October 2016.[3] Medchal – Malkajgiri Carved out of erstwhile Ranga Reddy district, the new district of Medchal – Malkajgiri is a true blend of all the requisite components that make an ideal district. It embraces a wide range of industries, education institutions, natural resources. One can find a delicate fusion of the urban and the rural in this new district. Medchal – Malkajgiriis a well connected district with 3 national highways and 2 state highways apart from many roadways running across the district. The district can be described as the link between Hyderabad and the north Telangana.

Medchal – Malkajgiri district, with 25 lakh population, is the second most populous district in the state of Telangana, standing next only to Hyderabad district ( 40 lakhs). The district is made up of 2 revenue divisions and 14 mandals. Shamirpet is the headquarters of the district. Lush with urban forests, pilgrim centres like Keesara Gutta and multiple recreational resorts, the district is a weekend attraction for many in around the city of Hyderabad.


The district is spread over an area of 1,084 square kilometres (419 sq mi).It is situated 505 metres above sea level. The landmark consists of rocky terrain and monolithic rocks in the outskirts of the city. [4]


As of 2011 census of India, the district is the second most populous district in the state with a population of 2,440,073.[4]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district will have two revenue divisions of Keesara and Malkajgiri. They are sub-divided into 14 mandals.[3] M.V.Reddy is the present collector of the district.[5]


The below table categorizes mandals into their respective revenue divisions in the district:[3]

# Malkajgiri revenue division # Keesara revenue division
1 Alwal 1 Ghatkesar
2 Bachupally 2 Kapra
3 Balanagar 3 Keesara
4 Dundigal Gandimaisamma 4 Medchal
5 Kukatpally 5 Medipally
6 Malkajgiri 6 Shamirpet
7 Quthbullapur 7 Uppal

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Telangana New Districts Names 2016 Pdf TS 31 Districts List". 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "ఘనంగా ఆవిర్భావ సంబురాలు". Retrieved 2017-10-12. 
  3. ^ a b c "Medchal−Malkajgiri district" (PDF). New Districts Formation Portal. Government of Telangana. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 November 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "Medchal-Malkajgiri district" (PDF). Official website of Medchal district. Retrieved 20 March 2017. 
  5. ^ "K Chandrasekhar Rao appoints collectors for new districts". Deccan Chronicle. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016. 

External links[edit]