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Bhuvanagiri Fort Main Entrance, Bhuvanagiri Fort on Diwali, Bhuvanagiri Bus Terminal & Railway station, Rock Climbing school, other pics belongs to Bhuvanagiri Fort, Hyderabad Metropolitan City Area
Bhuvanagiri in Telangana
Bhuvanagiri in India
Bhuvanagiri in Asia
Bhuvanagiri in Earth
|Metropolitan||Hyderabad Metropolitan Region|
|Named for||Tribhuvana Malla Vikramaditya VI(King of Fort)|
|• Type||Municipal Council|
|• Body||Bhuvanagiri Municipal corporation(4th Oldest in T.S)|
|• MLA||Pailla Shekar Reddy|
|• MP||Komatireddy Venkat Reddy|
|• Total||76.537 km2 (29.551 sq mi)|
|Elevation||430 m (1,410 ft)|
|• Density||720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)|
|• Official||Telugu ,|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||TS-30 |
(previously TS-05 and AP-24)
Bhongir, officially known as, Bhuvanagiri is a district headquarters of the Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district and part of the Hyderabad Metropolitan Region of the Indian state of Telangana. Falling under Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority, the town is located on National Highway 163 & National Highway 161AA (India), about 47 km from state capital Hyderabad Central Point
Bhuvanagiri Fort is one of the isolated monolithic rocks carved by the Western Chalukya ruler Tribhuvanamalla Vikramaditya VI and was thus named after him as Tribhuvanagiri. This name gradually became Bhuvanagiri and subsequently Bhongir.
The fort is associated with the rule of the Kakatiya queen Rudramadevi and her Grandson Prataparudhra.
The town was constituted as a city Municipality in the year 1910(4th Oldest in Telangana). Subsequently, constituted as Municipality in the year of 1952 and recently as per the Government orders 3 Nos. Grampanchayats namely Raigiri(North East), Pagidipalli(West) & Bommaipally(South) Areas have been merged in Bhuvanagiri Municipality and town having spread over 76.537 km2. The famous Pilgrim of Lord Yadadri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple is located nearby 13 km.
Bhuvanagiri is located at. It has an average elevation of 329 metres (1,079 ft).
As of 2011 India census, Bhuvanagiri had a population of 53,339. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bhuvanagiri has an average literacy rate of 70%, less than the national average of 74.04%; with male literacy of 78% and female literacy of 61%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Bhuvanagiri as a Lok Sabha constituency came into existence in 2008 as per Delimitation Act of 2002. Pailla Shekar Reddy is the present MLA.
Notable persons from the town are Raavi Narayana Reddy, Alimineti Madhava Reddy, Belli Lalitha, and Pratyusha.
There are certain notable landmarks in the town. Bhuvanagiri Fort is one such structure.
Rock Climbing School at Bhuvanagiri Fort, Hyderabad is the training center for rock climbing.