|• Type||Municipal Council Mancherial|
|• Body||Mancherial Municipality|
|• Total||90 km2 (30 sq mi)|
|• Rank||14th (Telangana)|
|Elevation||173 m (568 ft)|
|• Density||1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||TS 19|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Peddapalli|
|Major highways||SH1Rajiv Rahadari NH 63 NH 363|
Mancherial is a city and headquarters of the Mancherial district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is both the district and administrative headquarters of Mancherial mandal in the Mancherial revenue division. It is located on the north banks of the Godavari River. It is located about 244 kilometres (152 mi) from the state capital, Hyderabad, 84 kilometres (52 mi) from Karimnagar, 138 kilometres (86 mi) from Nirmal and 155 kilometres (96 mi) from Adilabad.
Historically, it was part of Adilabad District, but now it is a separate district by itself. It was, until as recently as less than a hundred years ago, rich in forest resources and many small scale & large scale industries but was of little economic and political importance. Gonds mainly depended on farming for their livelihoods. After the Singareni Collieries Company Limited coal mines were established in the Ramagundam Region and Srirampur division.Many people migrated from Godavarikhani city as it has low land bank.Now it became industrialised and with people of Godavarikhani city it became urbanised. During the 1970s, an Industrial training institute was opened there.
As of the 2011 census of India, Mancherial has a population of 89,935. Males constitute 51% of the total population and females 49%. Mancherial has an average literacy rate of 75.71%, higher than the national average: male literacy is 83.16%, and female literacy is 67.92%. In Mancherial, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.
in 2018 Mancherial municipality had an estimated population of 110,000.
Population density of Mancherial:
The majority of people in the area practice Hinduism, followed by Islam and Christianity. Telugu is the most widely spoken language.
List of colleges in Mancherial: