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Hyderabad District, India
HYDERABAD DISTRICT is a district in the state of Telangana
Telangana
in India that contains a part of the metropolitan area of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
. It is headed by a district collector who is drawn from the IAS cadre and is appointed by the state government . It is the smallest of all the districts in the state, but has the highest human density. The district is a CITY DISTRICT which means that it does not have a district headquarters. Old MCH area, which is central region of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
city comes under this district. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Administrative divisions * 3 Geography * 4 Demographics * 4.1 Climate * 5 Elected Officials * 6 References * 7 External links HISTORY Hyderabad
Hyderabad
district was formed in 1948 after Police
Police
Action by merging Atraf-a-Balda District
District
and Baghat District. Baghat was previously a Taluk in Atraf-e-Balda District, and was made a separate district in 1931-34 under the subedar of Medak division. In 1978 Hyderabad district was later split into Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Urban District
District
and Hyderabad Rural District. Hyderabad
Hyderabad
rural district was later renamed as Ranga Reddy District
District
. Hyderbad Urban district is now known as Hyderabad district
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Hyderabad, India
HYDERABAD (/ˈhaɪdərəˌbæd/ ( listen ) HY-dər-ə-bad ; often /ˈhaɪdrəˌbæd/ ) is the capital of the southern Indian state of Telangana
Telangana
and de jure capital of Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
. Occupying 650 square kilometres (250 sq mi) along the banks of the Musi River , it has a population of about 6.7 million and a metropolitan population of about 7.75 million, making it the fourth most populous city and sixth most populous urban agglomeration in India. At an average altitude of 542 metres (1,778 ft), much of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
is situated on hilly terrain around artificial lakes, including Hussain Sagar
Hussain Sagar
—predating the city's founding—north of the city centre. Established in 1591 by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah , Hyderabad
Hyderabad
remained under the rule of the Qutb Shahi dynasty
Qutb Shahi dynasty
for nearly a century before the Mughals captured the region. In 1724, Mughal viceroy Asif Jah I declared his sovereignty and created his own dynasty, known as the Nizams of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
. The Nizam\'s dominions became a princely state during the British Raj , and remained so for 150 years, with the city serving as its capital
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Districts Of Telangana
The state of Telangana
Telangana
, in southern India
India
is divided into 31 districts. A 'district' in the state of Telangana
Telangana
is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a District collector , an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service . CONTENTS * 1 Statistics * 2 District statistics * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links STATISTICS Telangana
Telangana
new districts created in 2016 In terms of area, Bhadradri Kothagudem is the largest district with an area of 7,483 km2 (2,889 sq mi) and Hyderabad
Hyderabad
is the smallest with 217 km2 (84 sq mi). Hyderabad
Hyderabad
district is the most populated district with a population of 3943323 and Kumarambheem Asifabad district
Kumarambheem Asifabad district
is the least populated with 515,805
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States And Territories Of India
India
India
is a federal union comprising twenty-nine states and seven union territories . The states and union territories are further subdivided into districts and further into smaller administrative divisions
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Telangana
^† Temporary Joint Capital with Andhra Pradesh Symbols of Telangana EMBLEM Kakatiya Kala Thoranam , Charminar LANGUAGE Telugu Urdu (regional) SONG Jaya Jaya He Telangana Janani Jayakethanam ANIMAL Spotted deer BIRD Indian Roller FLOWER Senna auriculata FRUIT Mango TREE Prosopis cineraria RIVER Godavari , Krishna River , Manjira River and Musi River SPORT Kabaddi TELANGANA (/tɛlənˈɡɑːnə/ ( listen )) is one of the 29 states in India , located in southern India . Formed on 2 June 2014 as the youngest state(29th) in India , from the northwestern part of the Joint State of Andhra Pradesh , Telangana has an area of 112,077 square kilometres (43,273 sq mi), and a population of 35,193,978 (2011 census). It is the twelfth largest state in India , and the twelfth most populated state in India . Its major cities include Hyderabad , Warangal , Khammam , Karimnagar and Nizamabad . Telangana is bordered by the states of Maharashtra to the north and north west, Chhattisgarh to the north, Karnataka to the west and Andhra Pradesh to the east and south
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Hyderabad
HYDERABAD (/ˈhaɪdərəˌbæd/ (_ listen ) HY-dər-ə-bad_ ; often /ˈhaɪdrəˌbæd/ ) is the capital of the southern Indian state of Telangana and _de jure _ capital of Andhra Pradesh . Occupying 650 square kilometres (250 sq mi) along the banks of the Musi River , it has a population of about 6.7 million and a metropolitan population of about 7.75 million, making it the fourth most populous city and sixth most populous urban agglomeration in India. At an average altitude of 542 metres (1,778 ft), much of Hyderabad is situated on hilly terrain around artificial lakes, including Hussain Sagar —predating the city's founding—north of the city centre. Established in 1591 by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah , Hyderabad remained under the rule of the Qutb Shahi dynasty for nearly a century before the Mughals captured the region. In 1724, Mughal viceroy Asif Jah I declared his sovereignty and created his own dynasty, known as the Nizams of Hyderabad . The Nizam\'s dominions became a princely state during the British Raj , and remained so for 150 years, with the city serving as its capital. The city continued as the capital of Hyderabad State after it was brought into the Indian Union in 1948, and became the capital of Andhra Pradesh after the States Reorganisation Act, 1956
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Administrative Divisions Of India
EXECUTIVE : * President * Vice President * Prime Minister * Union Council of Ministers * Cabinet Secretary of India
Cabinet Secretary of India
* Civil Services of India
Civil Services of India
-------------------------PARLIAMENT : * Rajya Sabha
Rajya Sabha
* Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha
* The Chairman * The Speaker -------------------------JUDICIARY : * Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India
* Chief Justice of India
Chief Justice of India
* High Courts * District Courts Elections ELECTION COMMISSION : * Chief Election Commissioner Political parties * National parties * State parties -------------------------NATIONAL COALITIONS: * National Democratic Alliance (NDA) * United Progressive Alliance
United Progressive Alliance
(UPA) State Govt. and Local Govt
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Amberpet
AMBERPET is one of the oldest suburbs of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
, India
India
. Amberpet
Amberpet
lies adjacent to the famous Osmania University
Osmania University
. Its area stretches from Kachiguda to Ramanthapur in the East, and from Vidyanagar to Azadnagar in the South. CONTENTS * 1 Introduction * 2 History * 3 Landmarks * 4 Transport * 5 References * 6 External links INTRODUCTIONAmber is an Urdu word refer to as Asmaan i.e. Sky
Sky
. Although, it also has mention in the Arabic scriptures, with similar names and meaning attributed to ambergis (Perfume of Heavens). Amberpet
Amberpet
lies adjacent to the famous Osmania University
Osmania University
built by the then Ruler of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan Bahadur . Its area stretches from Kachiguda to Ramanthapur in the East, and from Vidyanagar to Azadnagar in the South. The Civil Police Lines Special
Special
Armed Reserve of the Andhra Pradesh Police Academy is situated in the midst of its sprawling campus extending from the Dargah Shareef to the inner areas of the Ranga Reddy District
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Ameerpet
AMEERPET is a busy commercial area located in the north western part of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
, India
India
. It is well known over the city as a hub for software training institutes and coaching centres. Until the early 90s, the area mostly consisted of vacant plots and roadside restaurants to serve the traffic along NH9 to Bombay . Commercial activity first shifted here from the centre of the city in the 1990s with the expansion of the northern suburbs of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
due to ongoing construction activity in the area and its surrounding areas. Today it is a bustling locality with several commercial establishments along with high pedestrian and vehicular traffic. The area is prone to frequent traffic jams during rush hour . Considerable efforts such as a foot over bridge and permanent dividers have improved the traffic scene. Ameerpet
Ameerpet
crossroads lies on the National Highway NH9 connecting it to Green lands and Begumpet
Begumpet
. On the NH9 it lies between the areas of Punjagutta
Punjagutta
and Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Commerce * 2.1 Software training hub * 3 Transport * 4 Major landmarks * 5 References HISTORYThe land was gifted by then Nizam of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
to one of his Jagirdars named Aamir Ali in the early 1900s
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Asifnagar
ASIF NAGAR is located near Mehdipatnam
Mehdipatnam
in Hyderabad
Hyderabad
, India
India
. It is part of the old city of Hyderabad. This was an legislative assembly seat in its name, now after delimation this area comes in Nampally seat. ACP Office for West Zone for Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Police is situated here. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Commercial area * 3 Transport * 4 Neighbourhoods * 5 References HISTORYAfter the Nizam captured Golconda in 1724 from the Moghuls, he camped near the fort in a village. Later it was renamed Asifnagar. COMMERCIAL AREAThe choice for shops at Asif Nagar is diverse catering to all budgets. Right from eateries to bakeries, banks like Andhra Bank, Canara Bank, Union Bank, Syndicate Bank, State Bank of India
India
and many more are situated in Asif Nagar. There are also many grocery stores and cloth stores dealing in both wholesale and retail. Places like Mehdipatnam
Mehdipatnam
and Vijay Nagar Colony are very close to it. The appropriate distances to various places from Asif Nagar are as follows: Imliban Bus Stand 3.6 km. Jubilee Bus Stand 8.4 km. Secunderabad Station 7.4 km. Panjagutta X Roads 4.6 km. Kukatpally HB 13.4 km. Begumpet Airport 6.7 km. Trimulgherry RTA 10.7 km. Madhapur (Cyber Towers) 9.5 km. Dilsukhnagar 8.1 km. One can even get cheap rooms to stay in Asif Nagar
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Bahadurpura
BAHADURPURA is a town and Union Council of Kasur District
Kasur District
in the Punjab province of Pakistan
Pakistan
. It is part of Kasur Tehsil , and is located at 31°3'49N 74°23'54E with an altitude of 185 metres (610 feet)
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Charminar
The CHARMINAR ("Four Minarets"), constructed in 1591, is a monument and mosque located in Hyderabad
Hyderabad
, Telangana
Telangana
, India
India
. The landmark has become a global icon of Hyderabad, listed among the most recognized structures of India. The Charminar
Charminar
is situated on the east bank of Musi river . To the west lies the Laad Bazaar , and to the southwest lies the richly ornamented granite Makkah Masjid . It is listed as an archaeological and architectural treasure on the official "List of Monuments" prepared by the Archaeological Survey of India
India
. The English name is a translation and combination of the Urdu
Urdu
words Chār and Minar or meenar, translating to "Four Pillars"; the eponymous towers are ornate minarets attached and supported by four grand arches. Some of the popular myths that are recorded in accord with the monument's architectural appearance are as follows: The Archaeological Survey of India
India
(ASI), the current caretaker of the structure, mentions in its records that, "There are various theories regarding the purpose for which Charminar
Charminar
was constructed. However, it is widely accepted that charminar was built at the center of the city, to commemorate the eradication of plague", a deadly disease which was wide spread at that time
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Golconda
GOLKONDA, also known as GOLCONDA, GOL KONDA ("Round shaped hill"), or GOLLA KONDA, is a citadel and fort in Southern India
India
and was the capital of the medieval sultanate of the Qutb Shahi dynasty (c.1518–1687), is situated 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) west of Hyderabad . It is also a tehsil of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
district , Telangana
Telangana
, India. The region is known for the mines that have produced some of the world's most famous gems, including the Koh-i-Noor , the Hope Diamond
Hope Diamond
and the Nassak Diamond . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Diamonds
Diamonds
* 3 The Fort
Fort
* 4 Naya Qila (New Fort) * 5 Qutub Shahi Tombs * 6 In popular culture * 7 Other places with the same name * 8 Gallery * 9 See also * 10 References * 11 Bibliography * 12 External links HISTORY Ruins of the Fort
Fort
Golkonda was originally known as Mankal. Golkonda Fort
Fort
was first built by the Kakatiya dynasty as part of their western defenses along the lines of the Kondapalli Fort . The city and the fortress were built on a granite hill that is 120 meters (480 ft) high, surrounded by massive battlements
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Himayatnagar, Hyderabad
HIMAYATNAGAR is a densely populated part of the southern Indian city of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
. It adjoins the localities of Narayanguda , Basheerbagh and Hyderguda .It has been surveyed to be most literate locality in Telangana, with over 80% literacy rate. CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 History * 3 Commercial area * 4 Hospitals * 5 Transport * 6 Major Establishments * 7 Gallery * 8 References GEOGRAPHYHimayatnagar is located at the north part of Hyderabad
Hyderabad
HISTORYHimayatnagar developed into the residential and commercial frontier of the city around the mid 1960s. COMMERCIAL AREAHimayatnagar is famous for shopping many leading brands have outlets in the locality. Famous hotels such as Alex kitchens, Kabab Inn and Blue Fox are located in Himayatnagar. It also has restaurants such as Paradise, KFC and McDonald's. HOSPITALS * Satya Kidney Centre * Sai Vani Hospital * Vijaya Diagnostic * AKJ Chest ClinicTRANSPORT TSRTC
TSRTC
connects Himayatnagar to all parts of the city. MAJOR ESTABLISHMENTSHimayatnagar has the offices of the Telangana
Telangana
State Tourism Development Corporation and the TELUGU ACADEMY. Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam has an office located at Himayatnagar. A noted center, Urdu Hall is located here
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Khairtabad
KHAIRATABAD is in Hyderabad
Hyderabad
, India
India
. It has a major road junction of five roads called the Khairatabad circle, among the busiest in the city. The roads leading from the junction are towards and from Somajiguda , Ameerpet , Hussain sagar , Lakdi-ka-pul, and Anandnagar . One such extension of Khairatabad circle is the Raj Bhavan Road , where the residence of the Governor of Telangana
Telangana
is located. There are many notable institutions and organizations that include Institution of Engineers, Administrative Staff College of India, Road Transport Authority (RTA), TSTRANSCO & TSGENCO , HMWS"> Khairtabad Mosque 1626. Photo, by Lala Deen Dayal in 1885 CONTENTS * 1 The Idol and the Ganesh Chathurthi * 2 Landmarks * 3 Transport * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links THE IDOL AND THE GANESH CHATHURTHI Main article: Khairtabad Ganesh The largest Lord Ganesh Idol in the world is installed near Khairtabad
Khairtabad
State Library during Ganesh chaturthi festival and is immersed at Hussain Sagar Lake . The local people participate in the 11-day festival and thousands of people from throughout India, visit the Idol to seek blessings of Lord Ganesh
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Marredpally
MARREDPALLY is a residential suburb in the city of Secunderabad in the Indian state of Telangana
Telangana
. It is divided into East Marredpally and West Marredpally. CONTENTS * 1 Demographics * 2 Transport * 3 Education * 4 Notable * 5 References * 6 External links DEMOGRAPHICSThe number of registered voters is 43,837. TRANSPORT TSRTC
TSRTC
connects Marredpally
Marredpally
to many parts of the city. The closest MMTS Train Station is Secunderabad . The nearest railway station is Secunderabad . EDUCATION Marredpally
Marredpally
is home to some of the oldest local schools including St. Ann\'s High School , St John\'s Church High School Sandt. Mary\'s High School . St. Andrew School, Secunderabad High School, Kenedy Vidya Bhavan, Gautam School, John Grammar School are also situated in West Marredpally. Another notable school is the Auxilium High School in the Mahendra hills area, which is the alma mater of badminton champion P.V. Sindhu . Indira Gandhi College for woman is on Check Post and Kasturba Gandhi College is near to Nehru Nagar Post Office. Usha Sewing School, an affiliation Institute for Fashion Designing and Tailoring Classes is near Agra Sweet Shop. NOTABLE * J. Geeta Reddy (born 1947), Ex-Minister for Major Industries, Sugar, Commerce & Export Promotion
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