Suryapet district

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Suryapet district
District of Telangana
Location of Suryapet district in Telangana
Location of Suryapet district in Telangana
Country India
State Telangana
Headquarters Suryapet
Tehsils 23
Government
 • District collector Surendra Mohan
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Nalgonda and Bhuvanagiri
Area
 • Total 3,607 km2 (1,393 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 10,99,560
 • Density 300/km2 (790/sq mi)
 • Urban 15.56%
Demographics
 • Literacy 64.11%
 • Sex ratio 996
Vehicle registration TS–29[1]
Major highways NH-65, NH-365, NH-365A and SH-42
Website Official website
Suryapet District Revenue divisions

Suryapet district is a district in the Indian state of Telangana.[2].The city of Suryapet is the district headquarters.The district shares boundaries with Nalgonda, Khammam, Yadadri, Jangaon and Mahabubabad districts and with Andhra pradesh state.

Geography[edit]

The district is spread over an area of 3,374.41 square kilometres (1,302.87 sq mi).[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 1,099,560.[3]

The Krishna River and Musi River flow through the Suryapet district

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district has two revenue divisions of Suryapet and Kodad . It is sub-divided into 23 mandals.[4] Surendra Mohan is the present collector of the district.[5]

Mandals[edit]

S.No. Suryapet revenue division Kodad revenue division
1 Suryapet Chilkur
2 Chivvemla Huzurnagar
3 Mothey Kodad
4 Jajireddygudem Mattampally
5 Nuthankal Mellachervu
6 Penpahad Munagala
7 Athmakur(S) Nadigudem
8 Thirumalagiri Ananthagiri
9 Thungathurthy Mallareddygudem
10 Garidepally
11 Nereducherla
12 Nagaram
13 Maddirala
14 Palakeedu

Notable Personalities[edit]

Tollywood actors Kanta Rao, Prabhakar Reddy, Venu Madhav are from Suryapet District.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Telangana New Districts Names 2016 Pdf TS 31 Districts List". Timesalert.com. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Suryapet district" (PDF). New Districts Formation Portal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "New districts". Andhra Jyothy.com. 8 October 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Clipping of Andhra Jyothy Telugu Daily - Hyderabad". Andhra Jyothy. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "K Chandrasekhar Rao appoints collectors for new districts". Deccan Chronicle. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.