Siddipet

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Siddipet
సిద్ధిపేట్
Census Town
Siddipet is located in Telangana
Siddipet
Siddipet
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 18°06′N 78°51′E / 18.1°N 78.85°E / 18.1; 78.85Coordinates: 18°06′N 78°51′E / 18.1°N 78.85°E / 18.1; 78.85
Country India
State Telangana
District Medak
Government
 • Body Siddipet Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 36.03 km2 (13.91 sq mi)
Elevation 675 m (2,215 ft)
Population (2011)[1][2]
 • Total 113,358
 • Rank 10
 • Density 3,100/km2 (8,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 502103
Telephone code 08457
Vehicle registration TS-15
Literacy 90.73%
Website siddipetmunicipality.in

Siddipet is a city in Medak district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is a municipality and the headquarters of Siddipet mandal in Siddipet revenue division.[3]

Geography[edit]

Siddipet is located at 18°06′N 78°51′E / 18.1°N 78.85°E / 18.1; 78.85.[4] It has an average elevation of 675 metres (2,215 ft). Komati Cheruvu, Narsapur Cheruvu and the Yerra Cheruvu are the major lakes nearby Siddipet.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census of India, Siddipet had a population of 65,158[5] which got increased to 111,358 with the merger of surrounding villages and has a total of 25,517 households. The total population constitute, 55,432 males and 55,926 females —a sex ratio of 1009 females per 1000 males.[1][2]

Governance[edit]

Siddipet municipality was formed in the year 1952. It is spread over an area of 36.03 km2 (13.91 sq mi) with 34 municipal wards.[1][3]

Transport[edit]

Road

Since Siddipet is near to Hyderabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar, and Warangal. It is well connected by roadways and is located on Rajiv Rahadari (SH-1) which passes from Hyderabad to Ramagundam. It is also connected by SH-16 from Suryapet to Ramayampet via Jangaon. The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation ply public transport buses to major destinations from Siddipet.

Politics[edit]

Siddipet falls under Siddipet (Assembly constituency) and is in turn a part of Medak (Lok Sabha constituency) of Telangana Legislative Assembly. Harish Rao is the current MLA representing Siddipet assembly constituency.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Basic Information of Municipality". siddipetmunicipality.in. Retrieved 24 December 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Siddipet municipal polls on April 6; counting on April 11". The Hindu. 20 March 2016. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "District Census Handbook – Medak" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 12–13. Retrieved 24 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "redirect to /world/IN/02/Siddipet.html". 
  5. ^ "Telangana (India): Districts, Cities, Towns and Outgrowth Wards - Population Statistics in Maps and Charts".