Hanumakonda District with Mandals in Telangana State

Hanumakonda District with Mandals in Telangana State: Hanumakonda is one of the districts in Telangana state having its headquarters in Hanumakonda. Hanumakonda district area is 1,303.50 square kilometres. There are 163 revenue villages, 104-gram panchayats and 14 revenue mandals. These are Hanumakonda, Khazipet, Inavolu, Hasanpaarthy, Velair, Dharmasagar, Elakthurty, Beemadevarapalli, Parkal, Kamalapur, Nadikuda, Damera, Athmakur and Shyampet. The revenue divisions are Hanumakonda and Parkal. There are 9 divisions in Hanumakonda and 5 divisions in Parkal.

Hanumakonda District

Overview of Hanumakonda District


As per the 2011 census, the Hanumakonda district population is 1,093,841. The population density is 835. The male population among this is 5, 48,719 and the female population is 5, 45,122. The sex ratio of the district is 993. That is there are 993 females for every 1000 males. The rural population of the district is 3, 43,653 and 7, 50,188 is the urban population. The literacy rate is 68.04. The primary language of the people of the Hanumakonda district is Telugu. People also speak Hindi and Urdu.

 

History of Hanumakonda District


Hanumakonda district was formed in the year 2016. It was formed from the old Warangal district and was given the name Warangal Urban district. In the year 2021, it was named Hanumakonda district. The region was ruled by Vishnukundins, Buddhists, Yadava kings, Kakatiyas or Ganapati's. Bahamani sultans also ruled the region. After them, Qutub Shahis took over the region and later Nizams ruled it. Hanumakonda region was earlier called Orukal.

 

Tourist Places in Hanumakonda District


Hanumakonda city is accorded world heritage city status in the year 2013. The place has many historical places. A few important tourist Places include the Warangal fort, Thousand pillar temple, Bhadrakali temple etc. Bhadrakali temple is one of the oldest temples and is a very popular tourist site in the district. Thousand pillar temple is the most visited site. It was built by Kakatiyas and is a temple of Shiva. Warangal Fort is the best example of the architectural fineness of the Kakatiya kings. Ganapati deva built this fort.
 
Hanumakonda has no airport and the nearest airport is in Hyderabad which is 160 km away. The district is well connected by rail to major cities in the country. Buses ply from all major cities such as Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Tirupati, Anantapur, Hubli etc. The best time to visit the district is from October to March. This period is very pleasant. Bathukamma, Id-ul-Fitr, Sammakka-Sarakka jatara, Dussehra and Deepavali are important festivals celebrated and many tourists visit the district to take part in the celebrations.

 

Mandals in Hanumakonda District

Below are the 14 mandals in Hanumakonda District.

 
Hanumakonda Khazipet Inavole
Hasanparthy Velair Dharmasagar
Elkathurthi Bheemadevarapalli Kamalapur
Parkal Nadikuda Damera
Athmakur shayampet

Hanumakonda District - Overview of District and Mandals

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