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District At a Glance:

Geographical Information Description
Latitude Between 15 ° 55’ and 17 °29’ N
Longitude Between 77°15 ’ and 79 °15 ’E
Area 5,285.1 sq.km (5,28,510 Ha)
Elevation 498 m (1,634 ft.)
Headquarters Mahabubnagar
Boundaries Description
East Nagarkurnool district of Telangana
West Gulbarga and Raichur districts of Karnataka
North Ranga Reddy District of Telangana
South Wanaparthy and Jogulamba-Gadwal districts of Telangana
Soil Red Sandy, Black cotton, Loamy soils
Rivers Krishna, Tungabhadra, Vendi, Peddavaagu, Chinnavaagu
Major River Projects KoilSagar, Sarla Sagar
Climate Description
Rainfall(Normal) 608.8mm
2015-16 575.3mm
2006-07 474.7mm
2005-06 973.2mm
2004-05 420.44mm
Temperature(Avg.) 35°C(95 °F)
In Summer 40.9 °C (106 °F)
In Winter 25.0 °C (77 °F)
Demographical Information Description
total population ( Census 2011 ) 14,85,567 (Male : 7,44,280 Female : 7,41,287 Sex Ratio : 996)
No. of Households 3,06,316
Density Of Population 281 per Sq.Km
Growth Rate 15.91
Literates 7,49,597 (Male : 4,39,473 Female : 3,10,124 Literacy Rate: 50.45 )
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Administrative Setup Description
No, of Revenue Divisions 2 (Mahabubnagar and Narayanpet)
No. of Mandals 26
No. of Villages 568 (546 inhabited and 22 un-inhabited)
No. of Grampanchayats 468
No. of Muncipalities / Nagar panchayats 3 (Mahabubnagar(Spl Gr), Narayanpet(Gr II), Badepally(NP)
Agriculture Description
Food crops Paddy, Jowar, Ragi Bajra, Vegetables, Pulse (redgram, greengram) and Other millets
Commercial crops Groundnut,Castor, Sugarcane,
Horticulture crops Mango, sweet orange, acid lime, guava, sapota, papaya,
Net area sown 8,76,700 Ha ( 8767 Sq Km)
Major source of irrigation Canals, tube wells & wells, tanks
Area under forests 3,02,700 Ha ( 3027 Sq Km)
Major minerals found stone metal, lime stone, black & color granite, sand, feldspar, quartz, and laterite
Major economic activities Agriculture, sheep rearing, hand loom weaving, Industry
Industrial Infrastructure Description
Number of IEs/ IDAs 4 IDAs, one IE
Industrial parks Green Park, Textiles park, Mini-Leather park, Agri export park
Number of Large/Medium Scale units 48 working
Number of SSIs (31-1-08) 3382
Credit Institutions Description
Leading Bank State Bank of India
No. of Commercial Banks 30
Commercial Banks Branches 130
Regional Rural Bank 37
Dt. Co-operative Banks 6
APSFC 1
Roads Description
Total Length of roads 3740 kms
Total Length of roads 90 kms National highway 594 kms State Highway
Road length per 100 sq.km. 54.73 km.
Railways Description
Length of railway line 195 kms
Railway route length per 100 sq.km. 0.57 km
Post offices per 100,000 persons 27.46
Bank branches per 100,000 persons 6.24
Per capita bank deposits 1229.33
Communications Description
No. of post offices ( total) 776
No. of telephone Connections Around 13,000
Education Infrastructures Description
No. of primary schools 969
No. of high schools 212
No. of Upper Primary Schools 177
No. of Junior colleges 72
No. of B.Ed colleges 5
No.of degree colleges 34
No. of PG Centres 2
No. of Engineering colleges 6
No.of Medical colleges 1
Health Infrastructures Description
No. of General Hospitals 1
No. of Primary Health Centres 36