Telangana at a Glance: The latest State of India

25-JAN-2016 12:18

    Telangana is a state in South India and one of the 29 states in India. It was formed on 2 June 2014 with the city of Hyderabad as its capital. Telangana is bordered by the states of Maharashtra to the North and North West, Chhattisgarh to the North. Telangana has an area of 114,840 square kilometres (44,340 sq mi), and a population of 35,193,978 (2011 census), making it the twelfth largest state in India, and the twelfth most populated state in India.

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    Source: indpaedia.com

    Crucial Facts about Telangana:

    Area

    114,840 km2 (44,340 sq mi)

    Population

    35,193,978 (2011 census)

    Principal official Language

    Telugu, Urdu

    Established

    2 June 2014

    Capital 

    Hyderabad

     

    Members of Parliament

    Lok Sabha 17,(Rajya Sabha seats_ 7)

    Legislature

    Bicameral (assembly seats 119, legislative councils seats_40

    Airports

    Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Warangal Airport, Nizamabad Airport, Ramagundam Airport, Warangal domestic airport in Mamunooru

     

    Monuments

    Kakatiya Kala Thoranam, Warangal,Charminar, Golconda Fort, Qutb Shahi Tombs, Chowmahalla Palace, Falaknuma Palace, Birla Mandir and Bhongir Fort, Warangal Fort.

    Festivals

    Sankranthi,Mahaasivaraathri,Holi,Ugadi, Sriramanavami,Bakrid,Bathukamma Panduga,Durgastami,Moharram,Deepavali

    Economy 

    The Economy of Telangana is mainly driven by agriculture. Telangana is one of top IT exporting states of India. There are 68 Special Economic Zones in the state.

    Crops: Rice, maize, tobacco, mango, cotton and sugarcane.

    Industries: Automobiles and auto components industry, spices, mines and minerals, textiles and apparels, pharmaceutical, horticulture, poultry farming

    Literacy

    66.46 %

    Districts

    10

    Sex Ratio (as per 2011 census)

    993 per thousand male

    Principal Folk Dances

    Perini Sivatandavam (Dance of Warriors),Bonalu

    Principal Rivers

    Godavari River,Krishna River,Paleru, Tungabhadra, Maner,Manjira,Moosy,Musi

    Principal Minerals

    Copper, Mica, Manganese, limestone, Bauxite, Petroleum, Coal, Magnesite, Iron

    Tourist  Spots

    Falaknuma Palace,Qutb Shahi Tombs, Char Minra-Hyderabad,Makka- Masjid- Hyderabad,Golconda Fort Hyderabad,Hussain Sagar Lake-Hyderabad, Kakatiya Kala Thormnam- Warangal, Thousand Pillar Temple- Hanamakonda, Bhongor Fort- Nalgonda,Kuntala Waterfall- Adilabad, Ramappa Temple- Warangal

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