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Encyclopedia > Warangal district
For the city, see Warangal.

Warangal is a district in Andhra Pradesh, India. The administrative seat is Warangal. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... For the district of the same name, see Warangal district. ... Andhra Pradesh  : (Telugu: ఆంధ్ర ప్రదేశ్, Urdu: آندھرا پردیش, IPA: ), is a state in southern India. ... For the district of the same name, see Warangal district. ...


Warangal District has an area of 12,846 km², and a population of 3,246,004 of which 19.20% was urban as of 2001. [1] 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. Warangal is well known for its granite quarries (notably the black and brown varieties) and as a market for rice, chilies, cotton, and tobacco. Karimnagar is a district in Andhra Pradesh, India. ... Khammanm is a district in Andhra Pradesh, India. ... Nalgonda District is a district in Andhra Pradesh. ... Medak District is located in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, India. ...


The district headquarter of Warangal is Warangal city. This city is also called as tri-city, as it includes Warangal, Hanamkonda and Kazipet cities. It is the biggest city in Telangana after Hyderabad (state capital). Location of Telangana region Telangana region marked in white. ...


The district hosts the Samakka-Sarakka Jatra congregation. Every two years, approximately ten million people converge over three days around the small village of Tadvai, 90 km from Warangal city. This fair commemorates the valiant fight put up by a mother-daughter combination with the reigning rulers over an unjust law. Tadvai is a village and mandal headquarters in Warangal district, Andhra Pradesh, India. ...


Warangal has been recently in the news because of the Separate Telangana issue. It has been a major centre for the movement and its rebirth.


Kaloji Narayana Rao is a freedom fighter and a well known writer from Telangana.

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Warangal Attractions

Warangal has a number of tourist attractions, including:

  • Thousand Pillar Temple
  • Warangal Fort
  • Bhadra Kali Temple
  • Jain Temple
  • Kolanupaka
  • Sri Veeranarayana Temple
  • Pakhal Lake
  • Ramappa Temple
  • Kolanupaka Museum
  • Vanavigyan Kendra
  • Laknavaram Lake
  • Kakatiya Musical Garden
  • National Institute of Technology ( former REC)

Transportation

Road Transport

National Highway 202 (India) between Hyderabad - Bhopalpatnam (Chhattisgarh) runs through the district. Warangal city is surrounded with small towns like Bhoopalpally (Indrasena Reddy), Parkal, Narsampet, Torrur and Jangaon each 30-50 kilometers distant. National Highway 202 or NH 202 in India connects Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh and Bhopalpatnam in Chattisgarh. ... 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... Bhopalpatnam is a tehsil, revenue division and development block in Dantewada district, Chattisgarh, India. ... Chhattisgarh (Chhattisgarhi/Hindi: छत्तीसगढ़, IPA: )  , a state in central India, formed when the sixteen Chhattisgarhi-speaking southeastern districts of Madhya Pradesh gained statehood on November 1, 2000. ...


Warangal is about 150 km distant by road from Hyderabad (capital of Andhra Pradesh). Hyderabad   or Haydarābād // ( Urdu:حیدر آباد), (Telugu:హైదరాబాదు) is the capital city of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. ...

Rail transport

The city has a major railway junction called Kazipet. Kazipet is a town in Warangal District, Andra Pradesh, India, one of the tri-cities of Warangal-Hanamakonda-Kazipet. ...

Airport

Hyderabad International Airport is about 3 ½ hours by road from Warangal city. This district has a small airport, Mamnoor, which could accommodate small aircraft like the ATR 42. Begumpet Airport (IATA: HYD, ICAO: VOHY) at Hyderabad, also known as Hyderabad Airport, is currently the only international airport in Andhra Pradesh. ... Categories: Stub | International airliners 1980-1989 ...


NGOs in Warangal

The Non Governmental Organisation functioning in Warangal:

  • SWATHI is an NGO working for the cause of Blood Donation from Hanamkonda.
  • SNEHA is an NGO providing rehabilitation for the AIDS effected in Warangal.
  • ANURAAG is an Women Headed Organisation functioning on empowerment of the poor in Hanamkonda.
  • SAI VIKAS is an NGO running rehabilitation centre for the Mentally Challenged at Palivelpula.
  • OASIS is an NGO Runnning Orphan Home at NGOs colony.

Hanamkonda or Hanumakonda is the place named after God Hanuman. ... Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS or Aids) is a collection of symptoms and infections resulting from the specific damage to the immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ... For the district of the same name, see Warangal district. ... Hanamkonda or Hanumakonda is the place named after God Hanuman. ... Look up Rehabilitation on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Rehabilitation is the restoration of lost capabilities, or the treatment aimed at producing it. ...

Education

Educational institutions

Some of the major educational institutions in this district are:

  1. Kakatiya University( Official Website )
  2. National Institute of Technology, Warangal (formerly REC Warangal — An engineering education institute)
  3. Kakatiya Medical College – A medical education institute which has a 1000 bed general hospital attached to it.
  4. Kakatiya Institute of Technology and Science engineering college established in 1980.

There are several engineering colleges situated around the city, producing thousands of engineering students every year. About the University The Establishment of Kakatiya University on August 19, 1976 signified the fulfillment of a long cherished aspiration of the people of Telangana. ... The National Institute of Technology, Warangal (NITW), started off as the Regional Engineering College, Warangal (RECW), established in 1959, with the then Honourable Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru laying the foundation stone. ... The Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal was started in the year 1959 by the Regional Medical Education society warangal with the active support of the then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, the Director of Medical services and the District Collector, Warangal to provide Medical education for students in the Telangana region...


Schools

1. St. Gabriel's high school:


The Society of Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel is part of a world wide religious society founded by a French priest by name of St. Louis Marie de Montfort (1673-1716) in France in the early years of 18th century. It became an autonomous society in 1842. Ever since, it has been a pioneer in the field of general education, vocational education and the education of the deaf and blind. Today, The brothers of St. Gabriel work in 31 countries in all the continents of the world. The brothers arrived in India in 1903. After a century, there are six provinces in India institutions. These institutions provide general and vocational education, training for the deaf, the blind, the aged and the orthopedically handicapped, fighting for the rights and developed of tribals, dalits and urban poor and creating harmony and peace among religious and social groups. The brothers are guided by the motto of its founder St. Louis Marie de Montfort: God Alone. for more information log on to [2] located at Fatimanagar, Kazipet.

2. Fatima Girls High School
3. Kakatiya High School
4. Warangal Public School
5. Tiny Tots High School


Basic Amenities

Power Sector

APGENCO has a 500 MW (expandable to 1000MW in future) super thermal power plant in the Bhupalpally area. APGENCO has a 500 MW (expandable to 1000MW in future) super thermal power plant in the Oglapur village in Atmakur mondal

Water supply

The Devadula lift irrigation project supplies the entire district with water.[citation needed]


Theatres

Warangal
  • Ram Lakshman
  • Gemini
  • Gemini Mayuri
  • Devi
  • Kakatiya 35MM
  • Kakatiya 70MM
  • Ramakrishna
Hanamkonda
  • Amrutha
  • Ashoka
  • Sridevi
  • Vijaya
Kazipet
  • MBT

Business and Industry

IT/ITES Hardware

In 2001 Software Technology Parks of India started its branch in NIT Warangal premises to issue single window facilities, fast track permissions to IT, ITES companies & hardware parks so that IT/ITES parks can be established easily. Some software companies like IBSS Software Solutions and LINUS InfoTech are planning to start their companies in Warangal because of the low living cost, low pollution and good infrastructure facilities.[citation needed] Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) is a government agency in India, established in 1991 under the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, that manages the Software Technology Park scheme. ...

Textiles

This district is famous for producing cotton. Cotton ginning is done here and supplied to places like Mumbai and Coimbatore. “Bombay” redirects here. ... Coimbatore   (Tamil: ), also known as Kovai (Tamil: ), is a major industrial city in India. ...

Food processing

The district is home to the Regional Research Center of the Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University. This district is famous for red chilly exports. Most of the chilly exports go to Nagpur, Mumbai and Pune. Watermelon, Musk melon and Gherkins are grown in the district. Nekkonda, Dornakal, Torrur and Mahabubabad are known for Mango gardens. Vegetables are supplied to Visakhapatnam, Chennai, Vijayawada, Bangalore, Nagpur and Hyderabad . APGENCO has a 500 MW (expandable to 1000MW in future) super thermal power plant in the Oglapur in Atmakur mandol. The Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University (ANGRAU) (formerly Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University (APAU)) was established on June 12, 1964 at Hyderabad. ... The chili pepper, or more simply just chili, is the fruit of the plant Capsicum from the nightshade family, Solanaceae. ... Concern has been expressed that this article or section is missing information about: Detailed information on the citys localities and urban economy (See discussion page). ... Pune (Marathi: पुणे), is a city located in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. ... Binomial name Citrullus lanatus (Thunb. ... Trinomial name Cucumis melo cantalupensis Cucumis melo reticulatus Naudin. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Cucumis anguria. ... Species About 35 species, including: Mangifera altissima Mangifera applanata Mangifera caesia Mangifera camptosperma Mangifera casturi Mangifera decandra Mangifera foetida Mangifera gedebe Mangifera griffithii Mangifera indica Mangifera kemanga Mangifera laurina Mangifera longipes Mangifera macrocarpa Mangifera mekongensis Mangifera odorata Mangifera pajang Mangifera pentandra Mangifera persiciformis Mangifera quadrifida Mangifera siamensis Mangifera similis Mangifera... Visakhapatnam   (also Viśākhapaá¹­á¹­anamu, shortened and anglicized: Vizag or Vizagapatnam) is a port city in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. ... “Madras” redirects here. ... Vijayawada ( ) (విజయవాడ) literally translates to The Place of Victory. It is also known as Bezawada . ... Bangalore (proposed to be renamed Bengaluru) (Kannada: ; pronunciation: in Kannada and in English) is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. ...


Mandals

  • 1. Cheriyal 18. Thorrur 35. Duggondi
  • 2. Maddur 19. Nellikudur 36. Geesugonda
  • 3. Narmetta 20. Narsimhulapet 37. Atmakur
  • 4. Bachannapeta 21. Maripeda 38. Shayampet
  • 5. Jangaon 22. Dornakal 39. Parkal
  • 6. Lingala Ghanpur 23. Kuravi 40. Regonda
  • 7. Raghunatha Palle 24. Mahabubabad 41. Mogullapalle
  • 8. Ghanpur(Stn) 25. Kesamudram 42. Chityal
  • 9. Dharmasagar 26. Nekkonda 43. Bhupalpalle
  • 10.Hasanparthy 27. Gudur 44. Ghanapur
  • 11.Hanamkonda 28. Kothagudem 45. Mulug
  • 12.Wardhannapet 29. Khanapur 46. Venkatapur
  • 13.Zaffergadh 30. Narsampet 47. Govindaraopet
  • 14.Palakurthi 31. Chennaraopet 48. Tadvai
  • 15.Devaruppula 32. Parvathagiri 49. Eturnagaram
  • 16.Kodakandla 33. Sangam 50. Mangapet
  • 17.Raiparthy 34. Nallabelly 51. Warangal

There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Maripeda is a village and mandal in Warangal district, Andhra Pradesh, India. ... Jangaon is a town, revenue divisional headquarter and a Municipality in Warangal district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. ... Dornakal is a junction station in Warangal district where branch railway from Manuguru meets Vijayawada-Kazipet mainline. ... Gudur is a town and a municipality in Nellore district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. ... Hanamkonda or Hanumakonda is the place named after God Hanuman. ... Kothagudem is a small cosmopolitan town in the Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh, about 280 km from Hyderabad. ... Palakurthi is a census town in Karimnagar district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. ... Tadvai is a village and mandal headquarters in Warangal district, Andhra Pradesh, India. ... For the district of the same name, see Warangal district. ...

External links

  • Official Warangal Website


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