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Telangana Map-HomePage-33districtsFormed as the 29th State of India, Telangana came into being on the 2nd of June, 2014. The State has an area of 1,12,077 sq. Km. and has a population of 3,50,03,674 (2011 Census). The Telangana region was part of the Hyderabad state from 17th September 1948 to 1st November 1956, until it was merged with Andhra State to form Andhra Pradesh.

After decades of movement for a separate State, Telangana was created by passing the AP State Reorganization Bill in both houses of Parliament. Telangana is surrounded by Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh in the North, Karnataka in the West and Andhra Pradesh in the South and East directions. Major cities of the State include Hyderabad, Warangal, Nizamabad, Nalgonda, Khammam and Karimnagar.

Telangana Statistics

Capital CityHyderabad
Area112,077 Sq. Kms.
Revenue Divisions74
Municipal Corporations13
Zilla Praja Parishads32
Mandal Praja Parishads540
Gram Panchayats12,769
Revenue Mandals612
Revenue Villages (as per Census, 2011)10,434
Inhabited Villages (as per Census, 2011)9,834
Un-inhabited Villages (as per Census, 2011)600
Households83.04 Lakhs
Household size4
Population350.04 Lakhs
Male176.12 Lakhs
Female173.92 Lakhs
Sex Ratio (Female per 1000 Males)988 Ratio
Density of Population312 per Sq. Km
Decadal Growth Rate (2001-2011)13.58 Rate
Rural Population213.95 Lakhs
Rural Population Male107.05 Lakhs
Rural Population Female106.90 Lakhs
Rural Population Sex Ratio (Female per 1000 Males)999 Ratio
Rural to Total Population61.12 %
Urban Population136.09 Lakhs
Urban Population Male69.07 Lakhs
Urban Population Female67.02 Lakhs
Urban Population Sex Ratio (Female per 1000 Males)970 Ratio
Urban to Total Population38.88 %
SC Population54.09 Lakhs
SC Population Male26.93 Lakhs
SC Population Female27.16 Lakhs
ST Population31.78 Lakhs
ST Population Male16.08 Lakhs
ST Population Female15.70 Lakhs
Child Population (0-6 years)38.99 Lakhs
Child Population (0-6 years) Male20.18Lakhs
Child Population (0-6 years) Female18.81 Lakhs
Child to Total Population11.14 %
Child Sex Ratio (Female per 1000 Males)932 Ratio
Literates206.97 Lakhs
Literates Male117.02 Lakhs
Literates Female89.05 Lakhs
Literacy Rate66.54 %
Literacy Rate Male75.04 %
Literacy Rate Female57.99 %
Total Workers163.42 Lakhs
Main Workers137.20 Lakhs
Marginal Workers26.22 Lakhs
Members of Parliament (MPs)17
Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs)120
Member of Legislative Council (MLCs)40
Towns (Statutory)136
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