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|• Total||13.69 km2 (5.29 sq mi)|
|Elevation||496 m (1,627 ft)|
|• Density||5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)|
|• Official||Telugu, Urdu|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|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.
Government and politics
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).
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.
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.
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 airport is Hyderabad International Airport which is 70 km from Sangareddy.