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Medak district

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Country  India
Headquarters  Medak
Tehsil  16
State  Telangana
Tehsils  16
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Colleges and Universities  Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
Points of interest  Wargal Saraswati Temple, Medak Cathedral, Edupayala Vana Durgamm, Medak Fort, Gandhi Chowk
Destinations  Hyderabad, Medak, Sangareddi, Zaheerabad, Siddipet

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Medak district is a district located in the Indian state of Telangana. Medak is the district headquarters.

Contents

Map of Medak, Telangana

History

Traces of Neolithic and Megalithic culture was found at Edithanur and Wargal village hillocks in the district. Rock paintings were found at Edithanur boulders and Hastallapur rocks.

Nizam state

In 20th century Medak district was a part of Nizam princely State before independence and merged into Hyderabad State in Independent India and presently a district of Telangana. Qutub Shahis named it as Gulshanabad which means "city of gardens" due to its luscious greenery. The district is currently a part of the Red Corridor.

Geography

The district is spread over an area of 2,740.89 square kilometres (1,058.26 sq mi).

Demographics

As of 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 767,428.

Economy

In 2006 the Indian government named Medak one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640). It is one of the thirteen districts in Andhra Pradesh currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).

Administrative divisions

The district is divided into two revenue divisions of Medak, Narsapur and Tupran. These are sub-divided into sixteen mandals and has 381 villages. Bharathi Hollikeri is the present collector of the district.

Mandals

The below table categorizes 16 mandals into their respective revenue divisions in the district:

References

Medak district Wikipedia


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