FACTOID # 16: In the 2000 Presidential Election, Texas gave Ralph Nader the 3rd highest popular vote count of any US state.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
RELATED ARTICLES
People who viewed "Secunderabad" also viewed:
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Secunderabad
  ?Secunderabad
Andhra Pradesh • India
Coordinates: 17°27′N 78°30′E / 17.45, 78.5
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area
Elevation

• 543 m (1,781 ft)
District(s) Hyderabad
Population 204,182 (2001)

Coordinates: 17°27′N 78°30′E / 17.45, 78.5 “Andhra” redirects here. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links India_Andhra_Pradesh_locator_map. ... Image File history File links Locator_Dot. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Location of Mirzapur and the 82. ... The geography of India is diverse, with landscape ranging from snow-capped mountain ranges to deserts, plains, rainforests, hills, and plateaus. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... The divisions of a district. ... Hyderabad, the city of breezes is the 4th largest city in the country of Pakistan. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


Secunderabad pronunciation  is twinned with the city of Hyderabad, the latter being the state capital of Andhra Pradesh, India. The 'Twin Cities' (Hyderabad and Secunderabad) are separated by a man-made lake, Hussain Sagar. Image File history File links Secunderabad. ... Hyderabad may refer to: Hyderabad, the independent state Hyderabad State, the pre-1956 state India Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, the capital city of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad district (India) Begumpet Airport, also known as Hyderabad Airport Hyderabad Central, a huge shopping mall in Hyderabad Hyderabad, Uttar Pradesh, a... “Andhra” redirects here. ... Hussain Sagar is a lake in India built by Hazrat Husain Shah Wali in 1562, during the rule of Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah Wali. ...

Contents

History

Secunderabad was founded in the 18th century as a British cantonment, and to this date has a large Army presence. Named after Sikandar Jah, the third Nizam of the Asaf Jahi dynasty, Secunderabad had its own municipality and city government, until recently when it was merged with Hyderabad, the district. In common parlance however, Secunderabad is seldom used these days outside the twin cities. Instead Hyderabad is used normally. The population of Secunderabad Cantonment is 204,182 (2001 census}. (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... A cantonment is a temporary or semi-permanent military quarters, typically in South India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Mir Akbar Ali Khan Sikander Jah Asif Jah III, Nizam of Hyderabad, was the ruler of Hyderabad state in India from 1803 to 1829. ... The Nizam of Hyderabads coat of arms Nizam-ul-Mulk, commonly shortened to Nizam, was the title taken by the Asif Jahi rulers of Hyderabad state in India. ... A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them. ... As a general term, Municipal government refers to local government operating at the level of a city, town, or village. ... Hyderabad is a district in Andhra Pradesh, India. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ...


The Cantonement area is further from the Hyderabad portion. Adjoining Hyderabad is the mostly civilian portion of Secunderabad which is commercially active and centrally located. Begumpet International Airport is close to Secunderabad and serves both the cities. The Secunderabad Railway station is also the main station for the twin cities and is the headquarters of the South Central Railway.. South Central Railway-6 The South Central Railway is one of the 16 railway zones in India. ...

The Clock Tower, representing the past colonial rule, now a famous landmark of the city
The Clock Tower, representing the past colonial rule, now a famous landmark of the city

Sir Ronald Ross conducted his initial research on the cause of malaria here. The original building is today called the Sir Ronald Ross Institute and is located on Minister Road.The city which was once said to be modern compared to its twin during the Nizam rule, has grown tremendously over the years to catch up with the metropolis of Hyderabad. Populous places of the city include Paradise Circle, Trimulgherry, Marredpally, Kharkhana, James Street, etc Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 1536 pixels, file size: 712 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) i have taken this picture and this is not copyrighted. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 1536 pixels, file size: 712 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) i have taken this picture and this is not copyrighted. ... Ronald Ross Ronald Ross (May 13, 1857–September 16, 1932) was an English physician. ... Malaria is a vector-borne infectious disease caused by protozoan parasites. ...


Geography

Secunderabad is located at 17.45° N 78.5° E[1]. It has an average elevation of 543 metres (1781 feet). Its climate is very similar to the metropolis of Hyderabad. This article is about the unit of length. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ...


Demographics

Parklane, a famous shopping center of the city
Parklane, a famous shopping center of the city

As of 2001 India census[2], Secunderabad had a population of 204,182. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Secunderabad has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 68%. In Secunderabad, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. Secunderabad's population is a mix of cultures and religions. The city also has a good population of Christians, with famous churches and cathedrals found across the city. Many Christian educational institutions are located in the city providing primary, secondary, college and higher education. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 646 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1536 × 1425 pixels, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 646 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1536 × 1425 pixels, file size: 1. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ...


Commercial Areas

  • Rashtrapathi Road - This is a major commercial road in heart of the city, fondly called as R.P road. Various businesses, hotels, malls are located here. A variety of sports shops are also located here.
  • Park lane - This is a famous lane known for fashion textiles, readymades stores etc. CTC (Chenoy Trade Centre), which is the largest computer bazaar in the twin cities is located here. Sales, rentals, repair of computer peripherals, name whatever is done here. Other businesses are also located here.
  • MG Road, Secunderabad - This is another major commercial road in the city and is one of the busiest, holding a variety of businesses. This road was formerly called James street. This place also has MMTS rail connectivity to various parts of the city.
St. Mary's Church, decorated on christmas eve
St. Mary's Church, decorated on christmas eve
  • Swapnalok complex - This is a major commercial complex situated in the heart of city. This complex houses a variety of businesses such as shopping stores, small IT companies, and other businesses.
  • Trimulgherry - is a cantonment area, now a well developed suburb of the city. Many well developed residential and commercial buildings are located here.

Mahatma Gandhi Road (called James Street before independence) is one of the busiest roads of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad and a foremost shopping district. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ...

Famous Churches

Secunderabad is home to many old and beautiful churches. Most of these churches were built in the early nineteenth century during the British Raj. Some of the famous churches in secunderabad:

  • St. John the Baptist Church, Secunderabad
  • St. Mary's Church, Secunderabad
  • Wesley Church, Secunderabad
  • St. Thomas S.P.G. Church, Secunderabad
  • All Saints Church, Secunderabad
  • Holy Trinity Church, Secunderabad
  • Centenary Baptist Church, Secunderabad

St. ...

Sports and Recreation

  • Gymkhana Grounds - These grounds are multi-purpose grounds and are very large. They are used for various occasions such as exhibitions, trade fairs, musical concerts etc. They are also a favorite for all kinds of sports especially inter-school/college and inter-city tournaments.
Parade Grounds
Parade Grounds
  • Parade Grounds - These grounds are a favorite for Independence day and Republic day celebrations. March past, parades, flag hoisting, speeches by dignitaries are common activities that take place here. Adjacent to these grounds are the Gymkhana grounds and the Polo grounds.
  • Golf Courses - The oldest and famous golf course is the Bollarum golf course located at Bollarum.This is the only 18 hole golf course in the city of Secunderabad. This is maintained by the Indian army and is not open to general public. You either have to be a defence personal or affiliated with the secunderbad club.

Railway golf course is a well known golf course of the city, located at Tarnaka. Spread over a vast and lush green area, this place is a golfer's paradise, and attracts various golfers from the country and the state. Another 18-hole golf course is being planned adjacent to the Golconda fort. It is claimed to be one of its kind golf course, as it blends traditionality with modernity. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 445 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 1139 pixels, file size: 456 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I have taken this picture, this is not copyrighted image. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 445 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 1139 pixels, file size: 456 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I have taken this picture, this is not copyrighted image. ... Bollarum(also spelled as Bolaram, Bolarum, and Bollaram) is a town in the suburbs of Hyderabad, India in the state of Andhra Pradesh. ...


Transport

Secunderabad Railway Station, another famous landmark of the city
Secunderabad Railway Station, another famous landmark of the city

The city is the Head-Quarters of South Central Railway Zone of the Indian Railways. It is served by one of the oldest and largest Railway Station in the twin cities popularly known as the Secunderabad Railway Station. It is well connected to other cities of the State as well as the country. Thousands of people from both the cities travel everyday from this station, beacause of its convenient location. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 750 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 1024 pixels, file size: 160 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)I have taken this picture, this is not copyrighted image. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 750 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 1024 pixels, file size: 160 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)I have taken this picture, this is not copyrighted image. ... South Central Railway-6 The South Central Railway is one of the 16 railway zones in India. ... Indian Railways (Hindi भारतीय रेल), abbreviated as IR, is a Department of the Government of India, under the Ministry of Railways, and is tasked with operating the rail network in India. ...


The Railway station has been renovated to provide convenient facilities to passengers like toll booths for cars, increased parking space, additional ticketing counters and giving it a better overall look as well. Private Taxis are also provided for commuters. MMTS local services are also available via this station. Secunderabad is also a major railway junction in the Wadi-Vijayawada railway route.

A flyover in the city
A flyover in the city

Secunderabad is also one of the major hub for the City Bus transport run by the AP State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) and is well connected to all the corners of both Hyderabad and Secunderabad. Major bus stations are the Jubilee Bus Station and Rathfile Bus station handling thousands of commuters everyday. The city has good road connectivity to all places within it as well as with its neighbouring twin, Hyderabad. Every day thousands of people criss-cross the twin cities, and as such there is no difference between the two cities. Both of them are treated equally as one big city! Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 524 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1536 × 1756 pixels, file size: 328 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I have taken this photo of an important flyover in Secunderabad using N73 camera in the month of august. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 524 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1536 × 1756 pixels, file size: 328 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I have taken this photo of an important flyover in Secunderabad using N73 camera in the month of august. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... , For other uses, see Hyderabad. ...



The city is also well connected by air to other cities of the state as well as to other major cities of the country and abroad, through the Begumpet International Airport which is very close to the city centre. The airport being close to the city is convenient for citizens and tourists alike.


Educational Institutions

Secunderabad is known for its well educated society. Many educational institutions have been setup partly by the British and foreign missionaries, who use to reside here during the colonial rule. Their mannerisms, strict discipline are still found in the educational institutions here. Some of the popular institutions of the city are listed below -

  • St.Mark's High school
  • Sherwood Public School
  • Tagore's Home New Era Institute
  • Govt. Institute of Electronics (GIOE)
  • Mehboob college
  • St. Thomas (SPG) Boys High school
  • St. Mary's high school, Junior college and Degree college
  • St. John's Church High School
  • St. Francis College
  • Islamia High School
  • Saint Ann's High School
  • Saint Patrick's High School, Secunderabad
  • St. Andrews High School
  • Kasturba Gandhi College for Women
  • Valerian Grammer School
  • Wesley Boys High School
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya
  • Johnson Grammar School
  • Bhavans Sri RamaKrishna Vidyalaya
  • Atomic Energy Central School
  • Army School
  • The Secunderabad High School
  • Gowtham Model School
  • Kennedy vidya bhavan high school
  • Keyes High School.

Saint Anns High School is located at East Marredpally, Secunderabad 500003. ... St. ...

Neighbourhoods

Alwal is a town and municipality in Rangareddi district, just north of Hyderabad city. ... Begumpet is located at the heart of the city of Hyderabad, India The Public School (H.P.S.) is present here. ... Bollarum is a town in the suburbs of Hyderabad, India in the state of Andhra Pradesh. ... Bowenpally is a small village on the outskirts of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad in the state of Andhra Pradesh in South India. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Vikrampuri is a suburb located in Secunderabad. ... Lalbazar is a location in the Kolkata central business district adjoining the famous B.B.D. Bagh area. ... Lallaguda is an area near Malkjgiri, Hyderabad, India. ... Lothkunta is a contonment on the northern border of Hyderabad city, Andhra Pradesh, India. ... Malkajgiri is a town, a municipality and a revenue mandal in Hyderabad city in Andhra Pradesh state in India. ... Mahatma Gandhi Road(what used to be James Street before independence) is one of the busiest roads of the Twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad and a foremost shopping district. ... Marredpally is a locality in the city of Secunderabad, India. ... One of the cleaner places in Secunderabad, Padma Rao Nagar was named after Diwan Bahadur Padma Rao Mudaliar. ... Paradise, Jan Bruegel Paradise is an English word from Persian roots that is generally identified with the Garden of Eden or with Heaven. ... Sainikpuri lies to the North East of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. ... Sikh Village is a small residential area in Secunderabad adjoining the Secunderabad Cantonment Area. ... Sitaphalmandi (name derivation unknown) is one of the neighbourhood adjacent to Secunderabad Railway Station. ... Hyderabad (హైదరాబాదు in Telugu, حیدراباد in Urdu), the 5th largest metropolis of India [1], is the capital of the present day State of Andhra Pradesh. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Kamala Nagar, Hyderabad, India- 500062. ... Pan Bazar is situated near James Street secunderabad, wherein you got to visit Ujjani Mahakali Temple which is a famous temple in the twin cities for its festival called Bonalu. ...

Twin cities

, For other uses, see Hyderabad. ...

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Secunderabad
  2. ^ Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns. (Provisional). Census Commission of India. Retrieved on 2007-09-03.
 v  d  e 
State of Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh Topics | History | Politics | Telugu people
Capital Hyderabad
Districts AdilabadAnantapurChittoorEast GodavariGunturHyderabadKadapaKarimnagarKhammamKrishnaKurnoolMahbubnagarMedakNalgondaNelloreNizamabadPrakasam • Rangareddy • SrikakulamVisakhapatnamVizianagaramWarangalWest Godavari
Major cities HyderabadGunturWarangal • Tirupati • VijayawadaVisakhapatnamRajahmundryKakinadaNelloreKarimnagarMachilipatnamEluruAnantapurKurnoolKadapaKhammamNizamabad

  Results from FactBites:
 
Secunderabad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (293 words)
Secunderabad was founded in the 18th century as a British cantonment, and to this date has a large Army presence.
Named after Sikandar Jah, the third Nizam of the Asaf Jahi dynasty, Secunderabad had its own municipality and city government, until recently when it was merged with Hyderabad, the district.
The population of Secunderabad Cantonment is 204,182 (2001 census}.
LIONS CLUB OF SECUNDERABAD MID TOWN (2672 words)
Lions Club of Secunderabad Midtown, Lions Club of Hyderabad Airport, Lions Club of Hyderabad Jeedimetla, Lions Club of Secunderabad Mano vikas Nagar, Lions Club of HNK-Kakatiya & Suraksha Welfare Soceity and all club members are present.
We all clubs LC Secunderabad, Bolarum, LC Secunderabad Pearls, LC Sainikpuri, LC Vivekanandapuram, LC Shakthi, LC Alwal jointly organized the Seminar total 120 members attended this programme with micro cabinet members, Past District Governors, & District Chairmans & guests attended the Seminar.
On 28th September, we recommended Smt.Mallamma wife of Narayan R/o H.No.6-5-241/24, Gandhi Nagar, Secunderabad and her Registration No.9/05/1460 in Lions Eye Institute Hospital, Secunderabad for her Eye operation and operation has been done on 29th at the esteem institute she is a very poor lady holding with white ration card.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m