Kamareddy district
Temple at Domakonda fort
Temple at Domakonda fort
Location in Telangana
Location in Telangana
Kamareddy district
Country India
StateTelangana
HeadquartersKamareddy
Mandalas22
Government
 • District CollectorShri Dr. A Sharath
 • Lok Sabha constituencies1
Area
 • Total3,652 km2 (1,410 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total974,227
 • Density270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy56.51
 • Sex ratio1033
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTS–17[1]
Websitekamareddy.telangana.gov.in

Kamareddy district is a district located in the northern region of the Indian state of Telangana.[2][3] The district shares boundaries with Medak, Nizamabad, Sangareddy, Siddipet and Rajanna Sircilla districts and with the state boundary of Maharashtra and Karnataka.

Geography

The district is spread over an area of 3,652.00 square kilometres (1,410.05 sq mi) making it the 15th largest district in the state.[4] Kamareddy is bounded by Nizamabad district on North, Sircilla and Siddipet districts to the east respectively, it is bounded on South by Sangareddy district and Medak district and on the West and South West by Nanded district and Bidar district of Maharashtra and Karnataka states respectively.

Demographics

Religion in Kamareddy district (2011)[5]
Hinduism
88.86%
Islam
10.22%
Other or not stated
0.92%
Religion

As of 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 974,227. Kamareddy is the 15th most populous out of 31 districts of Telangana.[6][7] The literacy rate is 48.49%. 8.24% of the population lives in urban areas. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes make up 15.77% and 8.41% of the population respectively.[6]

Languages of Kamareddy district (2011)[8]

  Telugu (72.87%)
  Urdu (9.73%)
  Lambadi (8.57%)
  Marathi (3.89%)
  Kannada (3.23%)
  Others (1.71%)

At the time of the 2011 census, 72.87% of the population spoke Telugu, 9.73% Urdu, 8.57% Lambadi, 3.89% Marathi and 3.23% Kannada as their first language.[8]

Administrative divisions

The district has three revenue divisions of Kamareddy and Banswada and Yellareddy are sub-divided into 22 mandals.[4][9] Dr. A. Sharath is the present collector of the district.[10]

Kamareddy District Revenue divisions
Kamareddy District Revenue divisions
Mandals in Kamareddy district
No. Kamareddy Banswada Yellareddy
1 Kamareddy Banswada Yellareddy
2 Bhiknoor Birkur Nagireddypet
3 Tadwai Nasrullabad Lingampet
4 Rajampet Bichkunda Gandhari
5 Domakonda Jukkal
6 Bibipet Pitlam
7 Machareddy Pedda Kodapgal
8 Sadashivnagar Madnoor
9 Ramareddy Nizamsagar
10
11
12

See also

References

  1. ^ "Telangana New Districts Names 2016 Pdf TS 31 Districts List". Timesalert.com. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Kamareddy district" (PDF). Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 September 2016. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  3. ^ "New districts map". newdistrictsformation.telangana.gov.in. Retrieved 22 August 2016.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b "New districts". Andhra Jyothy.com. 8 October 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  5. ^ "C-01 Population By Religious Community: Andhra Pradesh". Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  6. ^ a b District census 2011: Nizamabad by mandals
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 8 July 2017. Retrieved 16 January 2017.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ a b "Table C-16 Population by Mother Tongue: Andhra Pradesh". Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  9. ^ "Clipping of Andhra Jyothy Telugu Daily – Hyderabad". Andhra Jyothy. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  10. ^ "K Chandrasekhar Rao appoints collectors for new districts". Deccan Chronicle. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.