From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sangareddy is located in Telangana
Sangareddy is located in India
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°37′46″N 78°05′30″E / 17.6294°N 78.0917°E / 17.6294; 78.0917Coordinates: 17°37′46″N 78°05′30″E / 17.6294°N 78.0917°E / 17.6294; 78.0917
Country  India
State Telangana
District Sangareddy
 • Type Municipality
 • Total 13.69 km2 (5.29 sq mi)
Elevation 496 m (1,627 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 72,344
 • Density 5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
 • Official Telugu, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 502 001
Telephone code code-08455
Vehicle registration TS 15

Sangareddy (formerly Sangareddypeta) is the district headquarters of the Sangareddy district in the Indian state of Telangana. It was named after the ruler Sanga, who was the son of Rani Shankaramba. Rani Shankaramba was a ruler of Medak during the period of Nizams.[citation needed]

Sangareddy Integrated collectorate office

Government and politics[edit]

Civic administration[edit]

The Sangareddi Municipality was constituted in 1954 and is classified as a first grade municipality with 31 election wards. The jurisdiction of the civic body is spread over an area of 13.69 km2 (5.29 sq mi).[1]


The Telangana Rashtra Samithi party is presently ruling the city.[citation needed] Present MLA is Member of Legislative Assembly Sangareddy District Sangareddy TRS Party.


The city has three large-scale public sector industries. These are Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (one of the MAHARATNA companies of the Indian Government), Bharat Dynamics Limited (where one of India's most powerful missiles, PRITHVI was produced), and Ordnance Factory Medak (which manufactures the Sarath tanks for the Indian Army).

The city includes the Old Sangareddy and New Sangareddy sections. Old Sangareddy is known for its bazaars and old district jail, which has been converted to a jail museum.[2]



Schools and colleges include:

  • St. Anthony's High School, Shanthi Nagar
  • Sri Sai Krishna High School
  • Nagarjuna Junior College
  • Anthony Junior College
  • Government Tara Degree College
  • Wisdom Degree College
  • St. Anthonys high school,vidya nagar
  • St. Peter's High School
  • Karuna high school
  • Pioneers International School
  • Akshaya Junior College
  • Spectra High School
  • Kendriya vidyalaya, ODF
  • Sri Chaitanya Junior College, Ammenpur.
  • Gandhi centenary high school



Since Sangareddy is near Hyderabad, it is well connected to other areas like HITEC city, DLF Gachibowli (approximately 35 km away), Panjagutta and Secunderabad. The NH-9 road passes through the city. Sangareddy has two bus stations, the old for ordinary services and the new for luxury and other services.[citation needed]

About 15 km Away from Sangareddy there is an outer ring road which connects to Shamshabad airport - Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad, Gachibowli and Medchal.


The nearest railway stations are Lingampally which is about 30 km away, Secunderabad (about 50 km away) and Nampally Station, which is around 55 km away.

In coming years it is expected that there will be Metro rail/ MMTS track to connect the city to Lingampally.


The nearest airport is Hyderabad International Airport which is 70 km from Sangareddy.


  1. ^ a b c "Urban Local Body Information" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Telangana. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Arif, Mohd. (10 March 2015). "First-ever Jail Museum". The Hindu. Retrieved 28 June 2016.