Wanaparthy district
Tirumallayya Hills
Location of Wanaparthy district in Telangana
Coordinates (Wanaparthy): 16°21′50″N 78°03′48″E / 16.363870°N 78.063403°E / 16.363870; 78.063403Coordinates: 16°21′50″N 78°03′48″E / 16.363870°N 78.063403°E / 16.363870; 78.063403
Country India
StateTelangana
HeadquartersWanaparthy
Government
 • District collectorShaik Yasmeen Basha
 • Lok Sabha constituencies1
Area
 • Total2,816.4 km2 (1,087.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,238,660
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy52.77
 • Sex ratio922
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Average annual precipitation2014–15 556.7 mm
Websitewanaparthy.telangana.gov.in
Wanaparthy District Revenue division
Wanaparthy District Revenue division

Wanaparthy district is a district in the Indian state of Telangana.[1] Its headquarters is Wanaparthy.The district shares boundaries with Gadwal, Mahabubnagar, Narayanpet, Nagarkurnool districts and with the state boundary of Andhra pradesh.

Geography

The district is spread over an area of 4,816.40 square kilometres (1,859.62 sq mi).[2] Mahbubnagar district is situated in the north of this district, Nagarkurnool district in the east, Andhra Pradesh in the south and Jogulamba Garhwal district in the west.

Demographics

As of 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 1,238,660.[2]

Administrative divisions

The district has one revenue division of Wanaparthy and is sub-divided into 14 mandals.[3] Shaik Yasmeen Basha is the present collector of the district.[4] Singireddy Niranjan Reddy is the legislative leader of wanaparthy constituency. He won 2018 general elections by a margin of 51,685 votes. Currently, he is the minister of state for Agriculture, Marketing, Civil Supplies in Telangana state.

Mandals

The below table categorizes mandals into their respective revenue divisions in the district:[1]

# Wanaparthy revenue division
1 Amarchinta
2 Atmakur
3 Chinnambavi
4 Ghanpur (Khilla)
5 Gopalpeta
6 Kothakota
7 Madanapur
8 Pangal
9 Pebbair
10 Peddamandadi
11 Revally
12 Srirangapur
13 Veepanagandla
14 Wanaparthy

Notable personalities

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Wanaparthy district" (PDF). New Districts Formation Portal. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Official website of Wanaparthydistrict". Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Clipping of Andhra Jyothy Telugu Daily – Hyderabad". Andhra Jyothy. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  4. ^ "K Chandrasekhar Rao appoints collectors for new districts".
  5. ^ Cabinet Minister
  6. ^ Dr.Gillela Chinna Reddy
  7. ^ "Askani Raghavendar sets his mission to empower youth for a better India". BookOfAchievers. Retrieved 28 August 2020.