Metpally

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Metpally
మెట్‌పల్లి
مٹ پلی
Town
Metpally is located in Telangana
Metpally
Metpally
Metpally is located in India
Metpally
Metpally
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 18°50′57″N 78°37′34″E / 18.8492°N 78.6261°E / 18.8492; 78.6261Coordinates: 18°50′57″N 78°37′34″E / 18.8492°N 78.6261°E / 18.8492; 78.6261
Country India
State Telangana
District Jagtial
Area[1]
 • Total 48.05 km2 (18.55 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1] 50,902
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu, Urdu
PIN 505325
Vehicle registration TS–02
Website telangana.gov.in

Metpally is a town in Jagtial district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is located in Metpally Division.[1][2] Metpally is about 222.4 km away from Hyderabad.

Government and politics[edit]

Civic administration

Metpally is the next important town to Jagtial in the district. The town serves as the Revenue Division Headquarters. The Mandals of Metpally, Ibrahimpatnam, Mallapur, Medipally, Kathalapur and Korutla come under Metpally Revenue Division. The office of the Sub-Collector and Additional Magistrate is located in the town. Shri.Musharraf Ali Farooqi IAS serves as the present Sub-Collector of Metpally Revenue Division. The town also hosts the Office of the Sub-Divisional Police Officer. All the Divisional offices of the Government lie in the town. Metpally Municipality was constituted in 2005 and is classified as a third grade municipality with 24 election wards.[3] The jurisdiction of the civic body is spread over an area of 48.05 km2 (18.55 sq mi).

Economy[edit]

The main occupation of the people surrounding this town is agriculture. A variety of crops are grown, including corn, turmeric, cotton, sunflower, Gingelly, castor, moong dal and groundnuts.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "District Census Handbook – Karimnagar" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 12, 50. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "District Level Mandal wise list of villages in Karimnagar district" (PDF). Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 December 2014. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Urban Local Body Information" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Telangana. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  4. ^ T.JESHURAN VENKATESH, JOY SAMEUL. "A report of "Madipally village Knowledge" Thorrur Mandal, Warangal District, Andhra Pradesh.". Palle Srujana.