Sircilla

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Sircilla
సిరిసిల్ల
سرسلہ

Srishala
Town
Sircilla is located in Telangana
Sircilla
Sircilla
Sircilla is located in India
Sircilla
Sircilla
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 18°23′N 78°50′E / 18.38°N 78.83°E / 18.38; 78.83Coordinates: 18°23′N 78°50′E / 18.38°N 78.83°E / 18.38; 78.83
Country India
State Telangana
District Rajanna Sircilla
Government
 • Type Municipal Council
 • Body Sircilla Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 25.68 km2 (9.92 sq mi)
Elevation 322 m (1,056 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 83,186
 • Density 3,200/km2 (8,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 505 301
Vehicle registration TS-23
Website sircillamunicipality.in

Sircilla is a town and the district headquarters of Rajanna Sircilla district in the Indian state of Telangana. It is located on the banks of Maner River in the Sircilla mandal of Sircilla revenue division. It is popularly known as Textile town due to the presence of large number of power looms, textile processing and dyeing units.

Sircilla is the biggest textile hub in the state of Telangana with over 40,000 power looms. It is also home to several spinning mills, textile processing and dyeing industries. Sircilla, along with Warangal is proposed to be developed as a mega textile zone by the Telangana government.

Geography[edit]

Sircilla is located at 18°23′N 78°50′E / 18.38°N 78.83°E / 18.38; 78.83.[3] It has an average elevation of 322 metres (1056 feet). It is located 130 km north of Secunderabad, 40 km west of Karimnagar, 38 km north of Siddipet and 56 km east of Kamareddy. It is 10 km away from historic Vemulawada temple town.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census, the town has a population of 83,186 within the municipal limits of 25.68 km2 area. The town has an urban agglomeration of over 92,000.

Hindus form the majority regilious group with 92% population, followed by Muslims 6% and 2% others.

Telugu is the most widely spoken language. Urdu is spoken among the Muslim communities.

Governance

Civic administration

Sircilla Municipality was constituted in 1952 and is now classified as a second grade municipality with 34 election wards. The jurisdiction of the civic body is spread over an area of 25.68 km2 (9.92 sq mi).[1]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Urban Local Body Information" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Telangana. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Telangana (India): Districts, Cities, Towns and Outgrowth Wards – Population Statistics in Maps and Charts". citypopulation.de. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Sircilla