Nirmal district
Gnana Saraswati Temple in Basar
Nirmal district
Location in Telangana
Country India
StateTelangana
HeadquartersNirmal
Government
 • District collectorMusharraf Faruqui, IAS
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesAdilabad
Area
 • Total3,845 km2 (1,485 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total709,418
 • Density180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy57.77 %
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTS–18[1]
Major highways434 km
Websitenirmal.telangana.gov.in
Nirmal District Revenue divisions
Nirmal District Revenue divisions

Nirmal district is a district located in the northern region of the Indian state of Telangana.[2][3] The district headquarters is located in the town of Nirmal. It borders the Telangana districts of Adilabad, Nizamabad, Mancherial, Asifabad, Jagtial districts as well as Nanded district of the state Maharashtra.

Geography

The district is situated on the Deccan Plateau comprising fertile lands drained by the Godavari River, that flows along its southern boundary. The district is spread over an area of 3,845 square kilometres (1,485 sq mi).[4] The district is landlocked; It shares boundaries with Adilabad to the north, Komaram Bheem to the northeast, Mancherial to the east, Jagityal and Nizamabad (along with the Godavari) to the south and Nanded District of Maharashtra to the west.

Mandals in Nirmal District

1.Nirmal Rural

2.Nirmal Town

3.Soan

4.Saranagapur

5.Dilawarpur

6.Mamada

7.Narsapur (G)

8.Laxmanachanda

9.Bhainsa

10.Kuntala

11.Lokeshwaram

12.Kubeer

13.Basar

14.Khanapur

15.Kaddam

16.Pembi

17.Dasturabad

18.Tanoor

19.Mudhole

Demographics

As of 2011 Census of India, the district had a population of 709,418.[4] The district has the highest female to male ratio in Telangana, with 1046 females to 1000 males. More than 78% of the population lives in rural areas. With only 185 people per km2, the district has the 6th lowest population density among all of the districts in Telangana. The literacy rate is 58%. There are 376,760 labourers and 126,363 farmers. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes make up 15.24% and 11.36% of the population respectively.[5]

Languages of Nirmal district, 2011

  Telugu (65.52%)
  Urdu (13.54%)
  Marathi (10.88%)
  Lambadi (6.43%)
  Gondi (1.52%)
  Others (2.11%)

At the time of the 2011 census, 65.52% of the population spoke Telugu, 13.54% Urdu, 10.88% Marathi, 6.43% Lambadi and 1.52% Gondi as their first language.[6]

Administrative divisions

The district will have two revenue divisions of Nirmal and Bhainsa are sub-divided into 19 mandals.

Tourism and culture

Sri Ram Sagar Project is located at the border Nirmal and Nizamabad districts. It is the center of attraction of tourists.

Kadem Project, Saraswati Temple Basar, Kawal Tiger Reserve Kadem, Sadarmat are all major tourist destinations in Nirmal.

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Places in Nirmal town to visit

Places near Nirmal

See also

References

  1. ^ "Telangana New Districts Names 2016 Pdf TS 31 Districts List". Timesalert.com. 11 October 2016. Archived from the original on 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Nirmal 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 c "New districts". Andhra Jyothy.com. 8 October 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Demography | Nirmal District | India". Retrieved 4 June 2021.
  6. ^ 2011 Census of India, Population By Mother Tongue
  7. ^ "Clipping of Andhra Jyothy Telugu Daily – Hyderabad". Andhra Jyothy. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  8. ^ "K Chandrasekhar Rao appoints collectors for new districts". Deccan Chronicle. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  9. ^ "Nirmal Toys Paintings Adilabad Telangana Tourism".