Jayashankar Bhupalpally district
Pandavula Gutta caves
Pandavula Gutta caves
Jayashankar Bhupalpally district
Location in Telangana
Country India
StateTelangana
Named forKothapalli Jayashankar
HeadquartersBhupalapally
Mandalas19
Government
 • District collectorBhavesh Mishra IAS
 • Vidhan Sabha constituenciesBhupalapalle, Manthani
Area
 • Total2,293 km2 (885 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total410,963
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
 • Urban
23.74 %
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTS–25[1]
Major highwaysNH363
Websitebhoopalapally.telangana.gov.in
Jayashankar District Revenue divisions
Jayashankar District Revenue divisions

Jayashankar Bhupalpally district is a district in the Indian state of Telangana.[2] The district headquarters are located at Bhupalpally. It was a part of the erstwhile Warangal district and Karimnagar district prior to the re-organisation of districts in the state.[3] The district share boundaries with Karimnagar, Mancherial, Peddapalli, Hanamkonda, Warangal, and Mulugu districts and with the state boundary of Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh.

Geography

The district is spread over an area of 6,175 square kilometres (2,384 sq mi).[4] Jayashankar district is bounded on north by Mancherial district and Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, on the northeast by Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, on the southeast by Mulugu district, on the south by Warangal district, on west by Hanamkonda and Peddapalli districts.

Demographics

As of 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 410,963. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes make up 22.21% and 8.70% of the population respectively.[5][6]

Hindus are 96.21% of the population, while Muslims are 2.95% of the population.[7]

At the time of the 2011 census, 95.41% of the district speaks Telugu, 2.09% Urdu and 1.76% Lambadi as their first language.[8]

Administrative divisions

The district will have One revenue division of Bhupalpally and is sub-divided into 11 mandals.[3]

Bhavesh Mishra, IAS is the present collector of the district.[9][10]

The below table categorizes mandals into their respective revenue divisions in the district:[11]

Mandals

The below table categorizes mandals into their respective revenue divisions in the district:[12]

Sl. No Name of the District Mandals in the District including New Mandals Name of the Erstwhile District Name of the Erstwhile Revenue Division
1 Jayashankar District HQ at Bhupalpalli) * Bhupalpally Warangal Mulugu
2 Ghanpur (Mulugu)
3 Regonda
4 Mogullapally
5 Chityal
6 Tekumatla (New)
7 Malhalrao Karimnagar Manthani
8 Kataram
9 Mahadevpur
10 Palimela (New)
11 Mahamutharam

Assembly Constituencies

There are 2 assembly constituencies in Bhupalapally district. They are Bhupalapalle, Manthani[13]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Telangana New Districts Names 2016 Pdf TS 31 Districts List". Timesalert.com. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Names of 6 new districts changed". The Hindu. 22 October 2016. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Komaram Bheem Asifabad district" (PDF). New Districts Formation Portal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  4. ^ Rao, Gollapudi Srinivasa (1 November 2016). "Rs.90 crore for new tourism circuit". The Hindu. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  5. ^ District census 2011: Karimnagar Table 13: population by Mandal
  6. ^ District census 2011: Warangal Table 13: population by Mandal
  7. ^ "C-16 Population By Religion - Andhra Pradesh". census.gov.in.
  8. ^ 2011 Census of India, Population By Mother Tongue
  9. ^ "K Chandrasekhar Rao appoints collectors for new districts". Deccan Chronicle. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  10. ^ "New Collector for Jayashankar Bhupalpally". Telangana Today. 24 October 2021. Retrieved 22 December 2021.
  11. ^ "Jayashankar Bhupalpalli District revenue divisions and mandals". www.districtsinfo.com. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  12. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  13. ^ "Jayashankar district map". newdistrictsformation.telangana.gov.in. Retrieved 22 August 2016.