Chandur
Chandur is located in Telangana
Chandur
Chandur
Location in Telangana, India
Chandur is located in India
Chandur
Chandur
Chandur (India)
Coordinates: 16°59′N 79°04′E / 16.98°N 79.06°E / 16.98; 79.06Coordinates: 16°59′N 79°04′E / 16.98°N 79.06°E / 16.98; 79.06
CountryIndia
StateTelangana
DistrictNalgonda
Elevation
484 m (1,588 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total10,762
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-TG
Vehicle registrationTS
Websitetelangana.gov.in

CHANDUR is a census town and it is Municipality in Nalgonda district in the state of Telangana, India. It is located in Chandur mandal of Nalgonda division Postal code or Pin code :508255. A beautiful and peaceful town. There are various legends about the etymology of the name one of the folklore says Chandi uuru(The village of goddess Chandi) as there is a famous Chandi maata temple of which the deity resembles to the goddess Durga of Vijayawada and is said to be commenced at the same time of the famous temple.

Geography

Chandur is located at 16°59′N 79°04′E / 16.98°N 79.06°E / 16.98; 79.06.[2] It has an average elevation of 484 metres (1587 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[3] Chandur had a population of 10,762. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Chandur has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 73% and female literacy of 51%. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education

Don Bosco Junior College is the famous college in Chandur. Students from the surrounding villages pursue their studies at this college. Every year on Jan 31st, Don Bosco feast is celebrated with pomp and joy.This college has been catering to poor students in order to have access to quality education through varies cultural and multi skill actibities. Chandur is also known for schools, there are 8+ schools with high standards and with transportation facilities around the surrounding villages.

Religion

- Markandeya Temple


- chinthanjaneya temple

- Jama Masjid

- Don Bosco Church

- EID GAH

- Kanakadurga devi temple

-Hanuman Temple

- Subrahmanyam Swamy Temple

-Lord Shiva Temple

- Masjid Noor

List of Villages in Chandur Mandal

 Angadipeta
 Bangarigadda
 Bodangi Parthy
 Donipamula(jogigudem)
 Gundrepalle
 Idikuda
 Kasthala
 Kondapuram
 Kumandaniguda
 Nermata 
 Pullemla
 Sirdepalle
 Theratpalle
 Thummalapalle (ThimmaReddy Gudem)
 Kotayagudem
 Udathala Palle

Ghattuppal

References

  1. ^ "District Census Handbook - Nalgonda" (PDF). Census of India. p. 13,398. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Chandur
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.