Nirmal district

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Nirmal district
District of Telangana
Location of Nirmal district in Telangana
Location of Nirmal district in Telangana
Country India
State Telangana
Headquarters Nirmal
Government
 • District collector Prashanthi
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Adilabad
Area
 • Total 3,845 km2 (1,485 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 709,418
 • Density 180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy 57.77 %
Vehicle registration TS–18[1]
Major highways 434 km
Nirmal District Revenue divisions

Nirmal district is a district located in the northern region of the Indian state of Telangana.[2][3] It was a part of the Adilabad district prior to the re-organisation of districts in the state.

Geography[edit]

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).[4] The District is landlocked sharing boundaries with Adilabad on the North, Komaram Bheem Asifabad 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.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 709,418.[4] 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 sq. km. the district has the 6th lowest population density among all districts of Telangana.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district will have two revenue divisions of Nirmal and Bhainsa are sub-divided into 19 mandals.[4][5] Smt. M. Prashanti is the present collector of the district.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Telangana New Districts Names 2016 Pdf TS 31 Districts List". Timesalert.com. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Nirmal district" (PDF). Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. Retrieved 22 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "New districts map". newdistrictsformation.telangana.gov.in. Retrieved 22 August 2016. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b c "New districts". Andhra Jyothy.com. 8 October 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Clipping of Andhra Jyothy Telugu Daily - Hyderabad". Andhra Jyothy. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "K Chandrasekhar Rao appoints collectors for new districts". Deccan Chronicle. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016. 

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