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Siddipet
City
Siddipet is located in Telangana
Siddipet
Siddipet
Siddipet is located in India
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 Siddipet
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 114,091
 • Rank 10
 • Density 3,200/km2 (8,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 502103
Telephone code 08457
Vehicle registration TS-36
Literacy 90.73%
Website siddipetmunicipality.in

Siddipet is a city in Siddipet district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is a municipality and the headquarters of Siddipet mandal in Siddipet revenue division.[3]Siddipet district is carved out of erstwhile Medak district with annexation of some parts of Karimnagar and Warangal districts. The district shares boundaries with Karimnagar, Sircilla, Medak, Medchal, Hanamkonda, Yadadri, Kamareddy, Jangoan districts.

The district comprises of 22 mandals and 2 revenue divisions . The district headquarters is located at Siddipet town. The Govt of Telangana has decided to set up a police commissionerate for the town.

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 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".