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​​​The old name of this district is Orugallu. Oru means one and Kallu means stone. The district was situated between 78° 49' and 80° 43'E, of the eastern longitudes and 17° 19' and 18° 36'N, of northern latitudes.

The district is bounded by Karimnagar District to the north, Khammam District to the east and southeast, Nalgonda District to the southwest, and Medak District to the west.

The district has population of 35,12,576 as per the 2011 census which accounts for 9.98% of the total population of the State with 8.21% decadal growth.



Warangal Fort

Warangal, once the capital of the Kakatiya Kingdom,  Warangal is   with beautiful lakes, fine temples, rich fauna & flora have contributed to its importance as a Tourist Centre.

The ancient name of Warangal was known to be Oruguallu or Omtikonda on account of huge boulder like hillock situated near the swayambhu Siva Temple and is also called "EKASILANAGARAM". In course of time, it was called as "Orugallu", and finally known as Warangal.

Warangal the ancient Kakatiya Kingdom has everything to satisfy the thirst of tourist all over the world. It has beautiful Lakes, Forts, Architectural Monuments, Wild Life Sanctuary, Musical Garden, Rock Garden, Vana Vigyana Kendra, Regional Science Centre, a fine blend of new and old.


AreaIn '000 Sq. Km12.9Census 2011
PopulationIn Persons35,12,576Census 2011
MaleIn Persons17,59,281Census 2011
FemaleIn Persons17,53,295Census 2011
UrbanIn Persons9,92,333Census 2011
RuralIn Persons25,20,243Census 2011
Population Growth (decadal)%8.21Census 2011
Population Density (Person/Sq.Km)Ratio273Census 2011
Literacy%65.11Census 2011
Male%74.58Census 2011
Female%55.69Census 2011
Urbanisation%28.250862Census 2011
Workers as % of total population%49.58Census 2011
Workers % of main Workers%39.97Census 2011
Household industries%0.79Census 2011
Area under Food & Non-Food cropsArea in Hectares6,93,004Statistical Year Book-2013
Mining & Quarrying (Coal - Top)Qty in tonnes16,69,195Statistical Year Book-2013
Forest Area under the control of Forest DepartmentArea in SQ.Kms3710.14Statistical Year Book-2013
Gross irrigated area as % of gross cropped area%65.78Statistical Year Book-2013
Road Length per 100 Sq.km106.29628Statistical Year Book-2013
Post offices per 100,000 personsRatio21.693481Statistical Year Book-2013
Bank branches per 100,000 personsRatio8.1421726Statistical Year Book-2013
Population per bankIn Thousands12.48Statistical Year Book-2013
Per capita bank depositsRs. In Crores21500.46Statistical Year Book-2013
Per capita bank creditIn Rs.21538.039Statistical Year Book-2013
Per capita bank credit to agricultureIn Rs.62.55061Statistical Year Book-2013
Per ha. bank credit to agricultureIn Rs.31.704546Statistical Year Book-2013
Per capita bank credit to IndustriesIn Rs.25.758079Statistical Year Book-2013
Total cotton276412588595Statistical Year Book-2013
Rice209714689019Statistical Year Book-2013
Maize80092387607Statistical Year Book-2013
Groundnut3041360508Statistical Year Book-2013
Chillies2580197219Statistical Year Book-2013
Greengram2257515088Statistical Year Book-2013
Mangoes783543312Statistical Year Book-2013
Turmeric944947075Statistical Year Book-2013
Coal16,69,19522,30,045Statistical Year Book-2013
Laterite7,24,59944,795Statistical Year Book-2013
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