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Kothagudem is a municipality and industrial city in Telangana state. Kothagudem is a headquarters of Bhadradri Kothagudem district of the Indian state of Telangana.
Kothagudem is located at 17.55°N 80.618°E / 17.55; 80.618. It has an average elevation of 89 metres (295 ft) above sea level. The North of Kothagudem borders Chhattisgarh state which is approximately 120 km from the town.
Kothagudem is known for its record high temperatures during summer, often crossing 48 °C (118 °F) mark. It also has two extreme temperatures in the state as it touches 10 °C (50 °F) during winters and 50 °C (122 °F) during summers.
Kothagudem Municipality was constituted in 1971 and is classified as a first grade municipality with 33 election wards. The jurisdiction of the civic body is spread over an area of 16.10 km2 (6.22 sq mi).University College of Engineering, Kakatiya University Estd:1957
Kothagudem area of Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) produces 5.94 lakh tonnes of coal in July 2016. It has two underground mines and two opencast projects.
All India Radio has its FM Station 100.1 in Kothagudem. Akashvani (radio broadcaster) is serviced through Hyderabad-B (South Regional Service) with frequency 100.1 with 1377kHZ. It also services Telugu-language radio. Aakashavani Kothagudem is expected to embrace the digital technology for improving its transmission quality and expanding its reach beyond the primary expected coverage area.