Ramagundam

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Ramagundam
రామగుండం
City
Ramagundam Super Thermal Power Station
Ramagundam Super Thermal Power Station
Ramagundam is located in Telangana
Ramagundam
Ramagundam
Location in Telangana State, India
Coordinates: 18°48′00″N 79°27′00″E / 18.8000°N 79.4500°E / 18.8000; 79.4500Coordinates: 18°48′00″N 79°27′00″E / 18.8000°N 79.4500°E / 18.8000; 79.4500
Country India
State Telangana
District Karimnagar
Named for Lord Rama
Government
 • Type Democratic
 • Body Ramagundam Municipal Corporation
 • Mayor Konkati Laxminarayana
 • M.L.A Somarapu Satyanarayana
Elevation 179 m (587 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 229,644
 • Rank 175th (India)
5th (Telangana)
Demonym(s) Godavarikhanites, Singarenians
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 505208, 505209,505210,505211, 505214, 505215 , 505187 ( Airport ).
Telephone code 08728
Vehicle registration TS 02
Website Ramagundam Municipal Corporation

Ramagundam city is in the Karimnagar district of Indian state of Telangana.[2] It is the 5th most populous of the state. It is located on the banks of the Godavari River about 250 kilometres (155 mi) north east of the state capital, Hyderabad. At the time of the 2011 census, the city had a population of 229,644.

Geography[edit]

Ramagundam is located at 18°48′00″N 79°27′00″E / 18.8000°N 79.4500°E / 18.8000; 79.4500.[3] It has an average elevation of 179 meters (590 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[4][5][6] Ramagundam had a population of 229,644. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Ramagundam has an average literacy rate of 69%: male literacy is 75.3%, and female literacy is 62.4%. In Ramagundam, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age. Ramagundam is a municipal corporation in karimnagar district next to district headquarters.

Politics[edit]

Somarapu Satyanarayana, won as MLA in 2014 elections from Ramagundam constituency.

Economy[edit]

Ramagundam city is situated in the Godavari valley coalfields and has one of the India's largest Thermal Power stations in south region under NTPC. Fertilizer Corporation of India, National Fertilizers Limited, Engineers India Limited are the other major industries.

Religion in Ramagundam
Religion Percent
Hinduism
  
92.40%
Islam
  
7.17%
Jainism
  
0.13%
Others†
  
0.30%
Distribution of religions
† Includes Sikhs (0.04%), Buddhists (0.04%), Christians (0.03%).

Transport[edit]

Road[edit]

TSRTC runs many buses and connects Ramagundam to major parts of the state.

Rail[edit]

Ramagundam railway station is a part of Secunderabad railway division of South Central Railway zone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cities, Towns and Outgrowth Wards". Citypopulation.de. Retrieved 19 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "List of Sub-Districts". Census of India. Retrieved 2007-05-29. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics.Ramgundam
  4. ^ "Ramagundam (M)(802907)". censusindia.gov.in 2011 Indian Census. 2011. Retrieved 2014-08-23. 
  5. ^ "Ramagundam (M + OG) (Part)(802907)". censusindia.gov.in 2011 Indian Census. 2011. Retrieved 2014-08-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.