|Elevation||640 m (2,100 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
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.
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.
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The following is the list of village panchayats in Shabad mandal.
- Muddem guda
- Dhyanahita High School
- Government High School
- Government Primary School
- Government Urdu Medium School
- Holy Spirit High School
- Navajeevan High School
- Sri Saraswathi Shishu Mandir
- PRRM College of Engineering and Technology
- PRRM Junior College
- PRRM Pharmacy College
- KITE Educational Society
- Navajeevan Junior College
- PRRM College of Pharmacy
Places of interest
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.
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.
- "List of Sub-Districts". Census of India. Retrieved 2007-05-14.