Peddapalli district
Gaumateswara Temple, Manthani
Gaumateswara Temple, Manthani
Location in Telangana
Location in Telangana
Map
Peddapalli district
Country India
StateTelangana
Established2016
HeadquartersPeddapalli
Mandals14
Government
 • District collectorAbdul Muzammil Khan
 • Parliament constituenciesPeddapalli
 • Assembly constituenciesPeddapalli, Ramagundam, Manthani
Area
 • Total2,236 km2 (863 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total795,332
 • Density360/km2 (920/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTS–22[1]
Literacy Rate65.52%
Websitepeddapalli.telangana.gov.in
Peddapalli District Revenue divisions

Pedapalli district is a district located in the northern region of the Indian state of Telangana. Its administrative headquarters is at Peddapalli[2][3] and Commissionerate is at Ramagundam. The district shares boundaries with Mancherial, Karimnagar, Jagtial and Jayashankar Bhupalpally districts. This district covers Ramagundam city which is situated in the Godavari valley coalfields and has one of the India's largest thermal power stations in south region under NTPC. Mostly industries are connected with Godavarikhani - NTPC - Ramagundam.

History

Peddapalli district was created out of Karimnagar district in 2016 during the general reorganization of districts in Telangana.[4]

Geography

The district is spread over an area of 2,236 square kilometres (863 sq mi).[5]

Administrative divisions

Peddapalli District Revenue Divisions Mandals Information List. [6]

Demographic Label Value Remarks
No. of Revenue Disivions 2 Peddapalli, Manthani
No. of Revenue Mandals 14
No. of Mandal Praja Parishads 13
No. of Gram Panchayats 263
No. of Municipalities 3 Peddapalli, Manthani, Sultanabad
No. of Municipal Corporations 1 Ramagundam
No. of Revenue Villages 215

Mandals

There are 14 mandals are in the district.

S. No. Manthani Revenue Division Peddapalli Revenue Division
1 Kamanpur Anthergaon
2 Manthani Dharmaram
3 Mutharam Eligaid
4 Ramagiri Julapalli
5 Kalva Srirampur
6 Odela
7 Palakurthy (Basanthnagar)
8 Peddapalli
9 Ramagundam Urban (Godavarikhani)
10 Sulthanabad

Villages

There are 215 revenue villages in the district.

Demographics

Religions in Peddapalli district (2011)[7]
Religion Percent
Hinduism
92.94%
Islam
6.01%
Christianity
0.71%
Other or not stated
0.34%
Distribution of religions

As of 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 795,332, of which 304,013 (38.22%) live in urban areas. Peddapalli district has a sex ratio of 992 females per 1000 males and a literacy rate of 65.52%.[8] 66,812 (8.40%) are under 6 years of age. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes make up 154,855 (19.47%) and 14,945 (1.88%) of the population respectively.[9]

Languages of Peddapalli district (2011)[10]

  Telugu (92.13%)
  Urdu (5.41%)
  Others (2.47%)

At the time of the 2011 census, 92.13% of the population spoke Telugu and 5.41% Urdu as their first language.[10]

Transport

Road

Peddapalli is well connected with the road transportation. The district has a district headquarters, two state highways SH-1 and SH-7 and no national highways. The district has two Telangana State Road Transport Corporation bus depots named Godavarikhani (GDK) and Manthani (MNTY).

Rail

The district is well connected with rail transportation which is operated by Secunderabad Railway Division of the South Central Railway Zone. The district has a main railway line which connects New Delhi (NDLS) - Chennai Central (MAS) and another line of Peddapalli (PDPL) - Nizamabad (NZB).

List of railway stations in Peddapalli District with railway station codes:

Railway Station Code Railway Station Name
PPZ Peddampet Railway Station
RDM Ramagundam Railway Station
RGPM Raghavapuram Railway Station
PDPL Peddapalli Junction Railway Station
KYOP Kottapalli railway station
KOLR Kolanoor Railway Station
OEA Odela Railway Station
PTKP Potkapalli Railway Station

Air

Airport Code IATA: RMD, ICAO: VORG

The district has an (closed) airport with 1,300m runway located at Kesoram Cement Factory, BasanthNagar, Ramagundam. It is owned by the Birla Family and is operated by the Airports Authority of India. After the closure of Vayudoot it has not been of regular use. It is an unused airport now. The Government of Telangana is planning to develop this airport as a part of other airports in the state of Telangana by 2022 as it can be served for 4 districts i.e. Peddapalli, Mancherial, Karimnagar and Jagtial.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Telangana New Districts Names 2016 Pdf TS 31 Districts List". Timesalert.com. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Eight more collectorate complexes ready for inauguration in Telangana". Telangana Today. 19 August 2021.
  3. ^ "Who's Who | PEDDAPALLI DISTRICT | India". Peddapalli district. Retrieved 16 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Reorganization Of Adilabad District Into Mancherial District". www.districtsinfo.com. Retrieved 10 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Peddapalli Demography". Peddapalli District.
  6. ^ "Peddapalli District New Revenue Divisions and Mandals". Districts Info. Retrieved 12 April 2023.
  7. ^ "Table C-01 Population By Religious Community: Andhra Pradesh". censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  8. ^ "Know your district Plan your district - Peddapalli" (PDF). trac.telangana.gov.in. Telangana State Remote Sensing Applications Centre.
  9. ^ "District Census Handbook: Karimnagar" (PDF). censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  10. ^ a b "Table C-16 Population by Mother Tongue: Andhra Pradesh". Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.