Yellandu

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Yellandu

Singareni, Bogguta
Yellandu is located in Telangana
Yellandu
Yellandu
Yellandu is located in India
Yellandu
Yellandu
Coordinates: 17°36′N 80°20′E / 17.6°N 80.33°E / 17.6; 80.33Coordinates: 17°36′N 80°20′E / 17.6°N 80.33°E / 17.6; 80.33
CountryIndia
StateTelangana
DistrictBhadhradhri
Area
 • Total10.90 km2 (4.21 sq mi)
Elevation
205 m (673 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total35,056
 • Density3,200/km2 (8,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTS 04, AP 20, TS 28
Websitetelangana.gov.in

Yellandu is a town in Bhadradri Kothagudem district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is located in Yellandu mandal of Kothagudem revenue division.[3]

Geography[edit]

Yellandu is located at 17°36′N 80°20′E / 17.6°N 80.33°E / 17.6; 80.33.[4] It has an average elevation of 205 metres (672 feet). Bhuga vagu divides Yellandu which is started from Yellandula padu cheruvu.[citation needed]

Nearest Cities[edit]

Khammam=48 km, Warangal-106 km, Suryapet-110 km, Hyderabad-246 km.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census of India, Yellandu municipality had a population of 33,732.[2] While, its urban agglomeration had a population of 35,056, of which males are 17,016 and females are 18,040. The population under 6 years of age are 3,184. There are a total of 25,192 literates.[5]

Government and politics[edit]

Civic administration

Yellandu Municipality was constituted in 1986 and is classified as a third grade municipality with 24 election wards. The jurisdiction of the civic body is spread over an area of 10.09 km2 (3.90 sq mi).[1] Rompaid and Sudimalla are the partial outgrowths to the town as per 2011 census.[5]

Politics

Yellandu is a part of Yellandu (ST) (Assembly constituency) for Telangana Legislative Assembly. Banoth Haripriya is the present MLA of the constituency from Indian National Congress.[6] It is also a part of Mahabubabad (Lok Sabha constituency) which was won by Sitaram Naik of Telangana Rashtra Samithi.[7][8]

Economy[edit]

Coal mining.

Yellandu is birthplace of the Singareni Collieries Company Limited, a coal mining company which is also referred as Boggutta in the regional language.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Urban Local Body Information" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Telangana. Retrieved 28 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Population". Citypopulation.de. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
  3. ^ "District Administration – Formation/Reorganization of District, Revenue Divisions and Mandals in Badradri District at Kothagudem – Final Notification - Orders – Issued" (PDF). Bhadradri Kothagudem District. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ "redirect to /world/IN/02/Yellandu.html". fallingrain.com.
  5. ^ a b "District Census Handbook – East Godavari" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 14–15. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Members of the Legislative Assembly". AP State Portal. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
  7. ^ "MP (Lok Sabha)". Government of AP. Retrieved 4 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 15,30. Retrieved 11 October 2014.