Kalwakurthy
City
Nickname(s): 
City of Quartz
Kalwakurthy is located in Telangana
Kalwakurthy
Kalwakurthy
Location in Telangana, India
Kalwakurthy is located in India
Kalwakurthy
Kalwakurthy
Kalwakurthy (India)
Coordinates: 16°39′N 78°29′E / 16.65°N 78.48°E / 16.65; 78.48Coordinates: 16°39′N 78°29′E / 16.65°N 78.48°E / 16.65; 78.48
CountryIndia
StateTelangana
DistrictNagarkurnool
TalukasKalwakurthy
Government
 • TypeTelangana
Elevation
16 m (52 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total30,091
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
509324
Telephone code08549
Vehicle registrationTS31

Kalwakurthy is a city and revenue division in Nagarkurnool district of Telangana, India. It is the second largest town in Nagarkurnool district after Nagarkurnool by area.And also it is one of the major cities in combined mahbubunagar district.It is located 80 km from Hyderabad on the Srisailam highway as well as on the Kodada to Jadcherla highway. It is around 31.7 km from the district headquarters of Nagarkurnool.

Demographics

According to The Imperial Gazetteer of India,[1] Kalvakurti was a taluk in Mahbubnagar district, Hyderabad State. It contained 101 villages with an area of 583 square miles. The population in 1901 was 54,384 compared with 52,132 in 1891. The headquarters Kalwakurthy had a population of 2,230.

Kalwakurthy town has population of 25,146 with 13,126 men and 12,020 women as per 2001 Census.[2]

Villages in Kalwakurthy Mandal

SR No Village Name Village Code
1 Bekkara 575584
2 Gundur 575590
3 Jeedipalle 575578
4 Jillella 575581
5 Kalwakurthy (CT) 575593
6 Kurmidda 575579
7 Lingasanipalle 575591
8 Marchal 575580
9 Mukural 575589
10 Panjugul 575587
11 Raghupathipeta 575592
12 Suddakal 575586
13 Tharnikal 575582
14 Thotapalle 575583
15 Velkatta 575576
16 Venkatapoor (Patti Maligara) 575577
17 Vepur 575585
18 Yellikal 575588
19 Thandra 509324
20 Jangareddy pally 509324

Kalwakurthy Mandal data as per Census 2011 Year

Total Rural Population 64,095

Total Urban Population 36,035

Politics

See also: Kalwakurthy (Assembly constituency)

Hyderabad state First elected Chief Minister Burgula Ramakrishna Rao was born in Padakallu village of Kalwakurthy Taluka. Current MLA is Jaipal Yadav.[3] In Kalwakurthy, there are a various number of educational institutions and other facilities which are not common in other towns of similar category. Dr Chetamoni Pradeep Chandra Yadav alias agni is from this place.

ZPTC member

Duration Name of ZPTC Party Affiliation
2019-Incumbent Pothuganti Bharath Prasad,

||Telangana Rashtra Samithi

TRS

Transport

The National Highway 765 passes through the village, which connects Hyderabad and Tokapalle road of Andhra Pradesh.[4] National Highway 167 also passes through the mid of the town which connects between Kodad and Jadcherla.

Kalwakurthy is located just 70 kilometres from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad.

Kalwakurthy has TSRTC bus depot which runs various types of buses to different places like Hyderabad, Mahabubnagar, Nagarkurnool, Srisailam, Guntur, Vijayawada etc.

References

  1. ^ "Imperial Gazetteer2 of India, Volume 14, page 321 -- Imperial Gazetteer of India -- Digital South Asia Library". dsal.uchicago.edu. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  2. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/Census_Data_2001/Village_Directory/View_data/Village_Profile.aspx[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Congress bags Kalwakurthy assembly seat in Telangana". Zee News. 20 May 2014. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  4. ^ "List of National Highways passing through A.P. State". Roads and Buildings Department. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original on 28 March 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2016.