Mahabubabad district

Summary

Mahabubabad district is a district in the Indian state of Telangana.[2] The district was carved out from the erstwhile Warangal district following the re-organisation of districts in the state in October 2016.[3] The district shares boundaries with Suryapet, Khammam, Bhadradri, Warangal, Mulugu and Jangaon districts.

Mahabubabad district
Pandavula Gutta
Pandavula Gutta
Mahabubabad district
Location in Telangana
CountryIndia
StateTelangana
HeadquartersMahabubabad
Mandalas16
Government
 • District collectorSri V.P.Goutham
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesMahabubabad
 • Vidhan Sabha constituenciesMahabubabad, Dornakal
Area
 • Total2,876.70 km2 (1,110.70 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total774,549
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTS–26[1]
Websitemahabubabad.telangana.gov.in
Mahbubabad District Map

GeographyEdit

The district is spread over an area of 2,876.70 square kilometres (1,110.70 sq mi).[4] The region is mostly plain with occasional hillocks. Most of the land is used for agriculture. The mandals Bayyaram and Garla have rich iron ore and coal deposits. It also has Bheemunipadam waterfall and Edubavula waterfall. There are several popular hillocks such as Pandavula Guttalu in Bayyaram Mandal (Pandavula Guhalu, Thirumalagiri is different one, located in Jayshankar Bhupalpally district, east of Warangal).

 
Pandavula Guttalu
 
Bheemuni Padam Waterfalls

The district is also famous for Kuravi Veerabhadra Swamy temple

DemographicsEdit

As of 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 774,549.[4] Percentage of males is 50.10% and 49.9% females. Most of the population lives in villages with 90.14% rural population and 9.86% urban population. Literacy percentage of the district is 57.1% below the state average of 66.5%. The district has significant amount of scheduled tribes population, called Lambadas with about 37.8% whereas scheduled castes are about 13.5%.

Administrative divisionsEdit

The district has two revenue divisions, Mahabubabad and Thorrur and is sub-divided into 16 mandals.

MandalsEdit

The district has sixteen mandals .

The following are the list of mandals.

See alsoEdit

PicturesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Telangana New Districts Names 2016 Pdf TS 31 Districts List". Timesalert.com. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Mahabubabad district" (PDF). Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 September 2016. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Telangana: Telangana gets 21 new districts". The Times of India. 12 October 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ a b "New districts". Andhra Jyothy.com. March 2017. Retrieved 8 March 2017.

External linksEdit

  • Official website

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