Azampura
neighbourhood
Azampura
Azampura
Location in Telangana, India
Azampura
Azampura
Azampura (India)
Coordinates: 17°22′34″N 78°29′25″E / 17.37611°N 78.49028°E / 17.37611; 78.49028Coordinates: 17°22′34″N 78°29′25″E / 17.37611°N 78.49028°E / 17.37611; 78.49028
Country India
StateTelangana
DistrictHyderabad
MetroHyderabad
Government
 • BodyGHMC
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
500 024
Vehicle registrationTS
Lok Sabha constituencyHyderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMalakpet
Planning agencyGHMC
Websitetelangana.gov.in

Azampura, on banks of River Moosi, is one of the old suburbs in Hyderabad, India and is close to Dabirpura. Other nearby areas include Saidabad, Chaderghat, Malakpet and Chanchalguda.[1] There were 27,500 residents in Azampura as of 2003.[2] Like many other Old City suburbs it has a majority Muslim population. Also the area is home to the deputy Chief Minister of Telangana, Mohammed Mehmood Ali.

Commercial area

Azampura's commercial area is concentrated around Masjid-e-Sahifa. There are many fruit stalls and restaurants which offer Hyderabad's famous non-vegetarian cuisine like biryani, haleem, nihari and kebabs.

The famous hotels Are Al-Ahadia, Firdous Hotel, Savera Hotel And Niagara Hotel near to Aamir Alam's house.

There are also many hospitals located here such as Muslim maternity hospital and Thumbay hospital.

Public transport

Azampura is extremely well connected to many suburbs around Hyderabad by buses run by TSRTC. It is also connected to long distance places by MGBS bus terminal. It also has Malakpet railway station with MMTS & Suburban services to Lingampally, HiTech city, Nampally, Secunderabad and Falaknuma, Mahbubnagar, Kurnool, Medchal, Ghatkesar, Jangoan. Its also now connected to Hyd Metro network through Malakpet Metro Station.

Landmarks

Masjid-E-Sahifa is an important mosque in Azampura.

Old Post Sahifa is now defunct but was a major regional post office during the 1980s and 1990.

Azampura Chaman / rotary park is very known landmark, that leads to another old well known landmark ' lorry Kanta' / weigh bridge.

There are many playgrounds in surrounding areas, but most famous is Tarzan ground, host to many local cricket tournaments.it also has a state public Library and a community hall.

Azampura comes under Chaderghat PS jurisdiction.


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