Uppal
Uppal Kamaan
Aerial view of Uppal
Uppal
Uppal
Location in Telangana, India
Uppal
Uppal
Uppal (India)
Coordinates: 17°23′N 78°33′E / 17.38°N 78.55°E / 17.38; 78.55Coordinates: 17°23′N 78°33′E / 17.38°N 78.55°E / 17.38; 78.55
Country India
StateTelangana
DistrictMedchal-Malkajgiri
CityHyderabad
Elevation
455 m (1,493 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
500 039
Telephone code91 040
Vehicle registrationTS-08

Uppal is a suburb in Eastern Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It is the mandal headquarters of Uppal mandal in Keesara revenue division in Medchal-Malkajgiri district.[1] It forms Circle No.2 in the L. B. Nagar Zone of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. There are four wards i.e., Chilukanagar (7), Habsiguda (8), Ramanthapur (9) and Uppal (10) in this circle.

Etymology and history

It was a municipality prior to its merger into the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.[2] The words khurd and kalan were administrative terminology dating back to Mughal times, to differentiate two areas with the same name. Khurd means "small" and kalan means "big" are taken from Persian language.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[3] Uppal Kalan had a population of 118,259. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Uppal Kalan has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 66%. In Uppal Kalan, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

In 1991, it had a population of 78,644. The recorded growth rate of this area in 10 years (1991–2001) was about 56 percent.

Education

Little Flower Junior College is located in Uppal.

Aurora Technical Institute is located in Uppal

Transport

Uppal metro station is located here.

Religious Place

Karigiri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple located in Swaroop Nagar Colony is one of well known religious places.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Medchal−Malkajgiri district" (PDF). New Districts Formation Portal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 November 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation". www.ghmc.gov.in. Archived from the original on 1 January 2016. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.