Mahabubnagar
Palamuru, Rukmammapeta
The biggest banyan tree Pillalamarri, symbol of the district
The biggest banyan tree Pillalamarri, symbol of the district
Mahabubnagar is located in Telangana
Mahabubnagar
Mahabubnagar
Mahabubnagar (Telangana)
Mahabubnagar is located in India
Mahabubnagar
Mahabubnagar
Mahabubnagar (India)
Coordinates: 16°44′56″N 78°00′13″E / 16.748800°N 78.003500°E / 16.748800; 78.003500
Country India
StateTelangana
RegionDeccan
DistrictMahabubnagar
Named forMahboob Ali Khan
Government
 • BodyMahabubnagar Municipal Council
 • Municipal ChairmanKoramoni Narsimulu
 • MLAYennam Srinivas Reddy (INC)
 • MPD. K. Aruna (BJP)
Elevation
519 m (1,703 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • City222,573
 • Density4,803/km2 (12,440/sq mi)
 • Metro
Urban Agglomeration 300,000
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
509001
Telephone code08542
Vehicle registrationTS-06[2]/AP-22(Old)
Planning AgencyMahabubnagar Urban Development Authority (MUDA)
Lok Sabha constituencyMahabub Nagar

Mahabubnagar, formerly known as Rukmammapeta and Palamooru[3] is a city[4][dead link] in Mahabubnagar District of the Indian state of Telangana named after the 6th Nizam, Mahboob Ali Khan. It is the headquarters of Mahabubnagar mandal in Mahabubnagar revenue division.[5] The city is also the largest in the district with an area of 39.64 km2 (15.31 sq mi) and 7th most populous in the state.[6]

Geography

Mahbub Nagar is located at 16°44′N 77°59′E / 16.73°N 77.98°E / 16.73; 77.98.[7] It has an average elevation of 498 metres (1633 feet). The city of Mahbub Nagar is located at a distance of 98 km from Hyderabad 130 km from Kurnool and 105 km from Raichur.[citation needed]

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±%
193113,300—    
1941 16,462+23.8%
195123,827+44.7%
196135,588+49.4%
197151,756+45.4%
1981 87,503+69.1%
1991116,833+33.5%
2001139,662+19.5%
2011222,573+59.4%
Source: [8]

In 2011, Mahbub Nagar had a population of 222,573[9] It is the 9th largest city of south India by number of auto rickshaws, and 2nd in Telangana after Hyderabad.[citation needed]

Governance

Mahbub Nagar municipality is the civic body of the city, which was constituted in 1942 as a third grade municipality. It was upgraded to second grade in 1959, to first grade in 1983 and finally to Special grade municipality in 2004.[6] It is spread over an area of 98.64 km2 (38.09 sq mi).[10] Mahbub Nagar urban agglomeration consists of Mahbub Nagar municipality, census towns of Boyapalle, Yenugonda and the out growths of Mahbub Nagar (rural) (full), Yedira (part) village.[5]

Economy

Mahabubnagar has an IT Tower, inaugurated in 2023, as part of KTR's mantra of ‘3-D’ (Digitise, Decarbonise and Decentralise).[11][12]

Corning is establishing a manufacturing location in the town.[13]

Education

Mahbubnagar has a variety of educational institutions.

Transport

Mahabubnagar railway station

The city is connected to major cities and towns by means of road, railway and airway. National and state highways that pass through the city are NH 44 and NH 167, State highway 20 and 23. TSRTC operates buses to various destinations from Mahbub Nagar bus station of the city.[14]

Air

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is only 75 km from the city.

Railway

The city has rail connectivity with the presence of MahbubNagar Main Station, Mahbub Nagar Town, Yenugonda Station and Diviti Pally Stations.

Notable people

Climate

Climate data for Mahbubnagar (1981–2010, extremes 1952–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 36.8
(98.2)
40.3
(104.5)
41.8
(107.2)
45.3
(113.5)
44.9
(112.8)
44.8
(112.6)
37.4
(99.3)
37.5
(99.5)
39.4
(102.9)
39.1
(102.4)
35.9
(96.6)
36.0
(96.8)
45.3
(113.5)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 30.7
(87.3)
33.6
(92.5)
37.0
(98.6)
39.2
(102.6)
39.7
(103.5)
34.8
(94.6)
31.7
(89.1)
30.5
(86.9)
31.5
(88.7)
31.6
(88.9)
30.9
(87.6)
30.0
(86.0)
33.4
(92.1)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 17.1
(62.8)
19.3
(66.7)
22.7
(72.9)
25.6
(78.1)
27.0
(80.6)
24.7
(76.5)
23.5
(74.3)
22.9
(73.2)
22.9
(73.2)
21.5
(70.7)
19.2
(66.6)
17.0
(62.6)
22.0
(71.6)
Record low °C (°F) 9.1
(48.4)
11.6
(52.9)
12.5
(54.5)
16.1
(61.0)
18.3
(64.9)
20.4
(68.7)
18.6
(65.5)
20.0
(68.0)
18.5
(65.3)
13.4
(56.1)
11.3
(52.3)
11.0
(51.8)
9.1
(48.4)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 4.5
(0.18)
4.4
(0.17)
6.5
(0.26)
20.9
(0.82)
38.1
(1.50)
109.9
(4.33)
154.6
(6.09)
171.2
(6.74)
155.8
(6.13)
88.2
(3.47)
12.9
(0.51)
3.7
(0.15)
770.8
(30.35)
Average rainy days 0.3 0.3 0.7 1.4 2.6 7.0 11.0 11.2 9.0 4.9 1.4 0.4 50.2
Average relative humidity (%) (at 17:30 IST) 42 36 33 32 36 55 66 71 69 63 52 45 50
Source: India Meteorological Department[16][17]

References

  1. ^ "Basic Information". Official website of Mahabubnagar Municipality. Archived from the original on 30 June 2016. Retrieved 19 May 2016.
  2. ^ "District Codes". Government of Telangana Transport Department. Retrieved 4 September 2014.
  3. ^ "About Mahabubnagar District | Mahabubnagar District,Telangana | India". Retrieved 21 June 2023.
  4. ^ "Cities having population 1 lakh and above, Census 2011" (PDF).[dead link]
  5. ^ a b NAGAR.pdf "District Census Handbook – Mahabubnagar" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 12–13. Retrieved 25 December 2015. ((cite web)): Check |url= value (help)
  6. ^ a b "Mahabubnagar Municipality". Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department. Archived from the original on 25 November 2015. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
  7. ^ "redirect to /world/IN/02/Mahbubnagar.html". fallingrain.com.
  8. ^ https://censusindia.gov.in/census.website/data/census-tables
  9. ^ "Census of India Website : Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  10. ^ "Basic Information of Municipality". Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department. Government of Telangana. Archived from the original on 17 June 2015. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  11. ^ "Telangana setting up IT hubs in five more tier-II towns". The Siasat Daily. 17 December 2022. Retrieved 28 July 2023.
  12. ^ "Telangana: IT Tower inaugurated in Mahabubnagar". Telangana Today. 6 May 2023. Retrieved 28 July 2023.
  13. ^ "Corning and SGD Pharma announce joint venture to open new glass tubing facility and expand access to Corning® Velocity® Vial technology in India".
  14. ^ "Bus Stations". TSRTC. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  15. ^ C.Chandra Kanth Rao. "Encyclopedia in Telugu (Gona Buddha Reddy)". cckraopedia.blogspot.in.
  16. ^ "Station: Mahbubnagar Climatological Table 1981–2010" (PDF). Climatological Normals 1981–2010. India Meteorological Department. January 2015. pp. 459–460. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  17. ^ "Extremes of Temperature & Rainfall for Indian Stations (Up to 2012)" (PDF). India Meteorological Department. December 2016. p. M12. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2020.