Location of Nirmal district in Telangana
|• District collector||Prashanthi|
|• Lok Sabha constituencies||Adilabad|
|• Total||3,845 km2 (1,485 sq mi)|
|• Density||30/km2 (77/sq mi)|
|• Literacy||57.77 %|
|Time zone||UTC+05:30 (IST)|
|Major highways||434 km|
The district is situated on the Deccan Plateau comprising fertile lands drained by the River Godavari, that flows along its southern boundary. The district is spread over an area of 3,845 square kilometres (1,485 sq mi). The District is landlocked sharing boundaries with Adilabad on the North, Komaram Bheem on North East, Mancherial on the East, Jagityal & Nizamabad (along with River Godavari) to the South and Nanded District of Maharashtra State on the West.
As of 2011[update] Census of India, the district has a population of 709,418. The district has the highest Male to female ratio in Telangana, with 1046 females to 1000 males. More than 78% of the population lives in Rural areas. With only 185 persons per km2, the district has the 6th lowest population density among all districts of Telangana.
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