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Karimnagar District
"Karimnagar"
Location of Karimnagar District in India
Coordinates 18°16′48″N 79°03′36″E / 18.280°N 79.060°E / 18.280; 79.060
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District(s) Karimnagar
Capital Karimnagar
Collector & District Magistrate
Population
Density
3,491,822 (2001)
297 /km2 (769 /sq mi)
Official languages Telugu, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Climate
Precipitation
Temperature
• Summer
• Winter
Aw (Köppen)
     603 mm (23.7 in)
     21.0 °C (70 °F)
     50.9 °C (124 °F)
     23.5 °C (74 °F)

Karimnagar District (Telugu: కరీంనగర్ జిల్లా, Urdu: کریم نگر ضلع, IPA: [kəriːmnəgər zɪlaː]) is in the north-western region of Andhra Pradesh, Southern India. Karimnagar town is the district headquarters of the district that goes by the same name.

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Etymology

Earlier, Karimnagar called as Yelagandala representing native Telangana people. Later on Nizams changed the name as Karimnagar which derives its name from Syed Karimullah Shah Saheb Quiladar, and was a centre for Vedic learning etc.

Geography

The district covers an area of 11,823 km². It is bounded on the north by Adilabad District, on the northeast by Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh states, on the south by Warangal District, on the southwest by Medak District, and on the west by Nizamabad District. The largest town in the district is the Karimnagar with 550,000

District demographics

The district had a population of 3,491,822 of which 19.44% were urban as of 2001.[1]

  • population density: 294 persons/km².
  • Literacy: 56%
    • male: 67.86%
    • female: 44.19%

Administration

Mr. Sandeep Sultania, IAS is the collector of the district of Karimnagar.
Mr. N Shivashankar reddy, IPS is the Superintendent of Police of Karimnagar District.

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Mandals

Karimnagar district has 57 Mandals (Taluqas or revenue & administrative units)

1) Ibrahimpatnam
2) Mallapur
3) Raikal
4) Sarangapur
5) Dharmapuri
6) Velgatoor
7) Ramagundam
8) Kamanpur
9) Manthani
10) Kataram
11) Mahadevpur
12) Muttaram-Mahadevpur
13) Malhar
14) Muttaram-Manthani
15) Kalva Srirampur
16) Peddapalli
17) Julapalli
18) Dharmaram
19) Gollapally

20) Jagtial
21) Medipalli
22) Korutla
23) Metpally
24) Kathlapur
25) Chandurthi
26) Kodimial
27) Gangadhara
28) Mallial
29) Pegadapalli
30) Choppadandi
31) Sultanabad
32) Odela
33) Jammikunta
34) Veenavanka
35) Manakondur
36) Karimnagar
37) Ramadugu
38) Boinpalli

39) Vemulawada
40) Konaraopeta
41) Yellareddipet
42) Gambhiraopet
43) Mustabad
44) Sirsilla
45) Ellanthakunta
46) Bejjanki
47) Thimmapur
48) Kesavapatnam (Banda Muttaram)*
49) Huzurabad
50) Kamalapur
51) Elkathurthi
52) Saidapur
53) Chigurumamidi
54) Koheda
55) Husnabad
56) Bheemadevarpalle
57) Eligedu

  • Banda Muttaram is one of the sacred places in Keshavapatnam mandal. Every year a festival called as "Banla teertam" is celebrated in this village with great ecstasy in the name of Lord "Srirama". People come here for blessings from the nearby mandals and villages during this auspicious occasion.

Prominent People

References

M. Satyanarayana Rao

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Genealogy

Up to date as of February 01, 2010

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Karimnagar district is in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, Southern India. Karimnagar is the district capital.

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Geography

The district covers an area of 11,823 km². It is bounded on the north by Adilabad District, on the northeast by Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh states, on the south by Warangal District, on the southwest by Medak District, and on the west by Nizamabad District. The largest town in the district is the industrial town of Ramagundam (236,000). Towns like Siricilla (derived from Siri Shala, a community of weavers) and Manthani are in Karimnagar district.

Karimnagar

The present collector of Karimnagar is Mr Satyanarayana I.A.S.

History

Karimnagar derives its name from Syed Karimullah Shah Saheb Quiladar, and was a centre for Vedic learning. It is famous for its trmendous response to they are never separable and this resembles peace and unity and passion for development.

District demographics

The district had a population of 3,491,822 of which 19.44% were urban as of 2001. [1]

  • population density: 294 persons/km².
  • Literacy: 56 %
    • male: 67.86 %
    • female: 44.19 %

Mandals


1 Ibrahimpatnam
2 Mallapur
3 Raikal
4 Sarangapur
5 Dharmapuri
6 Velgatoor
7 Ramagundam
8 Kamanpur
9 Manthani
10 Kataram
11 Mahadevpur
12 Malharrao
13 Mahadevpur
14 Muttaram
15 Srirampur
16 Peddapalle
17 Julapalli
18 Dharmaram
19 Gollapalli


20 Jagtial
21 Medipalli
22 Korutla
23 Metpalli
24 Kathalapur
25 Chandurthi
26 Kodimial
27 Gangadhara
28 Mallial
29 Pegadapalli
30 Choppadandi
31 Sulthanabad
32 Odela
33 Jammikunta
34 Veenavanka
35 Manakondur
36 Karimnagar
37 Ramadugu
38 Boinapalli


39 Vemulawada
40 Konaraopeta
41 Yella Reddi
42 Gambhiraopet
43 Mustabad
44 Sirisilla
45 Ellanthakunta
46 Bejjanki
47 Thimmapur
48 Kesavapatnam
49 Huzurabad
50 Kamalapur
51 Elkathurthi
52 Saidapur
53 Chigurumamidi
54 Koheda
55 Husnabad
56 Bheemadevarpalli
57 Eligedu

State of Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh Topics | History | Politics | Telugu people
Capital Hyderabad
Districts AdilabadAnantapurChittoor • East Godavari • Guntur • Hyderabad • KadapaKarimnagarKhammamKrishnaKurnoolMahbubnagarMedakNalgondaNelloreNizamabadPrakasamRangareddySrikakulamVisakhapatnamVizianagaramWarangal • West Godavari
Major cities Hyderabad • Guntur • Warangal • Tirupati • Vijayawada • Visakhapatnam • Rajahmundry • Kakinada • Nellore • Karimnagar •Machilipatnam • Eluru • Anantapur • Kurnool • Kadapa • Khammam • Nizamabad


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