|• Body||GHMC–Malkajgiri Circle|
|• Total||35.8 km2 (13.8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||4,000 m (13,000 ft)|
|• Density||3,100/km2 (8,000/sq mi)|
|• Additional Official||Hindi|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Malkajgiri|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Malkajgiri|
|Planning agency||Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority|
Malkajgiri is a suburb of Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It is located in Medchal–Malkajgiri district and is the headquarters of Malkajgiri mandal in Malkajgiri revenue division. Erstwhile Malkajgiri panchayat was upgraded to a municipality in 1965 and became a municipal corporation in 1985. It was merged into the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation in 2007. It was a part of Ranga Reddy district before the re-organisation of districts in 2016.
As of the 2001 India census, Malkajgiri had a population of 413,571. The population is 51% male and 49% female. Malkajgiri has an average literacy ratio of 87% with a total of 321,525 literates. In terms of literacy, Malkajgiri ranked at first in the Rangareddy district, higher than the national averages of 59.5%; male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 65%. In Malkajgiri, 7% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Malkajgiri mandal before bifurcated used to be much larger, It consisted of two municipal units. They are Malkajgiri Municipality & Alwal Municipalities.
Malkajgiri is administered by GHMC as Circle No. 28 which falls under Secunderabad Zone. It includes seven wards which include:
Malkajgiri is well-connected with other parts of the city by road as well as rail. The Malkajgiri Junction Railway Station is located at the backside of St. Martins High School will soon be converted into a major junction. Until now the station has 4 tracks and 3 Platforms in which 2nd&3rd Platforms are only Electrified. There is a Railway Reservation Complex too. thereby connecting it to most of the places by rail route.
Nearest metro station is Mettuguda on Blue line of Hyderabad Metro.
Malkajgiri has six Suburban railway stations with two more under construction.
Under Construction - MMTS Phase
Malkajgiri is less than 15 drive from Secunderabad Railway Station. It is also just 3 km away from Mettuguda junction, where the road leading to Uppal and the International Airport is being expanded into eight lanes.
Malkajgiri (Lok Sabha constituency) is India's largest constituency. The Malkajgiri (Assembly constituency) is a new constituency formed after the delimitation of constituencies. The General elections held in 2009 were the first elections to be held in this constituency. Akula Rajender Mudiraj was elected as MLA in 2009. In the 2014 general assembly elections, C. Kanaka Reddy (TRS) won by 2768 votes against Ram Chander Rao.N (BJP).
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