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Narayanpet district
Chandragadh Fort, Narva
Chandragadh Fort, Narva
Location in Telangana
Location in Telangana
Narayanpet district
Coordinates (Narayanpet): 16°44′48″N 77°29′45″E / 16.746688°N 77.495815°E / 16.746688; 77.495815
17 February 2019
Founded byK. Chandrashekar Rao
 • District collectorKoya Shri Harsha (IAS)
 • Parliament constituenciesMahabubnagar
 • Total2,336 km2 (902 sq mi)
 • Total566,874
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Vehicle registrationTG-38

Narayanpet district is a district in the Indian state of Telangana. Narayanpet is the district headquarters. The district shares boundaries with Mahbubnagar, Vikarabad, Wanaparthy and Jogulamba Gadwal districts and with the Karnataka state.[2]


Historically "Narayanapeta" has been in the Palamoor region by the 6th Century B.C Later Nandas, Mouryas, Sathavahanas, Ikshwakas, Vishnukundinas, Badami Chalukyas, Kanduri Chodas, Kakatiyas, Yadavas of Devagiri, Cheruku kings, Vavilala kings, Munusuri Dyanasty, Bahamani Sultans, Vijayanagara Kings, Recharla Padmanayakas, Kutubshahis, Mughals and Nizam of Hyderabad ruled this area as the part of their Kingdom, this region was known as the land of the Cholas. Mahbub Ali Khan Asaf Jah VI, the Nizam of Hyderabad (1869-1911 AD) was changed the name of "Narayanapeta" to NARAYANPET on 4 December 1890. Narayanapeta was the headquarters of the district since 1883 AD.[citation needed]

the Golconda diamonds also including the famous Kohinoor Diamond come from the Narayanapet district area[3]

Administrative divisions

The district has 1 revenue division of Narayanapet and is sub-divided into 13 mandals [4]


Sr No. Narayanpet revenue division
1 Damargidda
2 Dhanwada
3 Kosgi
4 Krishna
5 Maddur
6 Maganur
7 Makthal
8 Marikal
9 Narayanpet
10 Narva
11 Utkur
12 Gundumal
13 Kothapalli


Religion in Narayanpet district (2011)[5]
Other or not stated

At the time of the 2011 census of India, Narayanpet district had a population of 566,874, of whom 282,231 were men and 284,643 women. Narayanpet district has a sex ration of 1009 females per 1000 males and a literacy rate of 49.93%. 77,634 (13.70%) were under 6 years of age. 62967 (11.11%) lived in urban areas. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes made up 91,735 (16.18%) and 29,126 (5.14%) of the population respectively.[1]

Languages of Narayanpet district (2011)[6]

  Telugu (81.43%)
  Urdu (8.18%)
  Lambadi (4.47%)
  Kannada (3.87%)
  Others (2.05%)

At the time of the 2011 census, 81.43% of the population spoke Telugu, 8.18% Urdu, 4.47% Lambadi and 3.87% Kannada as their first language.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Demography | Narayanpet District, Government of Telangana | India". Retrieved 15 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Telangana gets two new districts: Narayanpet and Mulugu". The New Indian Express. Archived from the original on 21 February 2019. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  3. ^ Narayanpet History
  4. ^ Telangana Govt Order No 19 Dt 16-02-2019
  5. ^ "Population by Religion - Andhra Pradesh". Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  6. ^ a b "Table C-16 Population by Mother Tongue: Andhra Pradesh". Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.