Vikarabad district
Location in Telangana
Location in Telangana
Map
Vikarabad district
Country India
StateTelangana
HeadquartersVikarabad
Mandalas20
Government
 • District collectorNARAYANA REDDY
 • Parliamentary constituenciesChevella, Mahbubnagar
 • Assembly constituenciesVikarabad, Tandur Parigi, Kodangal
Area
 • Total3,386.00 km2 (1,307.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total927,140
 • Density270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTS–34[1]
Websitevikarabad.telangana.gov.in

Vikarabad district is a district in the Indian state of Telangana. Vikarabad is the headquarters of the district.[2][3].The district shares boundaries with Sangareddy, Mahabubnagar, Narayanpet, Rangareddy districts and the state boundary of Karnataka.

Geography

The district is spread over an area of 3,386.00 square kilometres (1,307.34 sq mi).[2] This district is bounded by Sangareddy district in the north, Rangareddy district in the east, Mahbubnagar district in the south and Karnataka in the west.

Demographics

Religion in Vikarabad district (2011)[4]
Hinduism
85.63%
Islam
13.12%
Christianity
0.58%
Other or not stated
0.67%

As of 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 927,140. Vikarabad had a sex ratio of 1001 females per 1000 males and a literacy rate of 57.91%. 114901 (12.39%) were under 6 years of age. 124,969 (13.48%) lived in urban areas. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes made up 179,730 (19.39%) and 94,623 (10.21%) of the population respectively.[2]

Languages of Vikarabad district (2011)[5]

  Telugu (75.23%)
  Urdu (12.90%)
  Lambadi (9.97%)
  Others (1.90%)

At the time of the 2011 census, 75.23% of the population spoke Telugu, 12.90% Urdu and 9.97% Lambadi as their first language.[5]

Administrative divisions

The district will have two revenue divisions of Tandur and Vikarabad. It is sub-divided into 20 mandals.[3] Narayana Reddy Garu I.A.S. is the present collector of the district.

Mandals

Sangareddy District Revenue divisions
S.No. Vikarabad revenue division S.No. Tandur revenue division
1 Marpalle 12 Peddemul
2 Mominpet 13 Yelal
3 Nawabpet 14 Kodangal
4 Vikarabad 15 Bommaraspet
5 Pudur 16 Basheerabad
6 Kulkacherla 17 Doulthabad
7 Doma 18 Tandur
8 Pargi
9 Dharur
10 Kotepally
11 Bantwaram

Villages

See also

References

  1. ^ "Telangana New Districts Names 2016 Pdf TS 31 Districts List". Timesalert.com. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Vikarabad district". Official website Vikarabad district. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Vikarabad district" (PDF). New Districts Formation Portal. Government of Telangana. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Population by Religion - Andhra Pradesh". Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  5. ^ a b "Table C-16 Population by Mother Tongue: Andhra Pradesh". Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  6. ^ "Turmamidi, Ranga Reddy, Telangana, India". bw.utc.city. Retrieved 13 September 2023.