Shabad, Telangana

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Shabad
town
Shabad is located in Telangana
Shabad
Shabad
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°09′36″N 78°07′59″E / 17.160091°N 78.133122°E / 17.160091; 78.133122Coordinates: 17°09′36″N 78°07′59″E / 17.160091°N 78.133122°E / 17.160091; 78.133122
Country  India
State Telangana
District Rangareddy
Talukas Shabad
Elevation 640 m (2,100 ft)
Population (01-01-2011)
 • Total 25,000
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 509217
Telephone code 08417

Shabad is a village and a Mandal in Rangareddi district in the state of Telangana in India. Its name is sometimes written as Shahabad. It is situated about 45KM from Hyderabad, the state capital. This town is well connected with roads, a state highway runs through Shabad, which connects Shabad with Hyderabad, and nearby Chevella, Shamshabad and Shadnagar towns.[1]

Geography[edit]

It had a similar climate as that of Hyderabad, but now the place is cooler compared to Hyderabad. As the town is surrounded by water bodies and forests, it has a cooler climate. In summer the temperature rises to about 31 degrees C, and in winter it falls to about 15 degrees C, and even some times less than 8 degrees C.

Panchayats[edit]

The following is the list of village panchayats in Shabad mandal.

Prominent Schools[edit]

Colleges[edit]

Places of interest[edit]

The town contains many temples, mosques, and churches. There are about four mosques in Shabad along with a landmark mosque called ID GAH Shabad, which is believed to have been built by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. There is the dargah of Hazrath Pahelwaan Shah Wali situated adjacent to the Shahabad tank. A famous Lord Sri Krishna temple is in Nagarkunta village. This village is 5 km from Shabad. Near Muddem Guda there is a Lord Shiva temple and some associated monuments.

Languages[edit]

The major languages spoken in Shabad are Telugu and Urdu. English and Hindi are occasionally used.

Crops[edit]

The place is much suitable for harvesting tomatoes (2-3 truckloads of tomatoes are transported to Hyderabad every day). In addition, farmers grow other crops including many flowers and vegetables, as well as rice, jower, cotton, and corn.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Sub-Districts". Census of India. Retrieved 2007-05-14. 

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