|— City —|
|Nickname(s): "City of Granites"|
|• Body||Karimnagar Municipal Corporation|
|• M.L.A||Gangula Kamalakar|
|• M.P||Ponnam Prabhakar Goud|
|• Total||23.99 km2 (9.26 sq mi)|
|Elevation||265 m (869 ft)|
|• Rank||12, AP|
|• Density||11,115/km2 (28,790/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||AP 15|
|Sex ratio||1014 ♂/♀|
|Planning agency||Karimnagar Municipal Corporation|
|Precipitation||995 millimetres (39.2 in)|
|Avg. annual temperature||31 °C (88 °F)|
|Avg. summer temperature||44 °C (111 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||20 °C (68 °F)|
Karimnagar District (Telugu: కరీంనగర్ జిల్లా, Urdu: کریم نگر ضلع, pronounced [kəˈriːmnəɡər ˈzɪlaː]) is in the north-western region of Andhra Pradesh, Southern India. Karimnagar town is the district headquarters of the district that goes by the same name.
Earlier, Karimnagar called as elagandala (Telugu: aలగండల) representing native Telangana people. Later on Nizams changed the name as Karimnagar which derives its name from Syed Karimullah Shah Saheb Quiladar, and was a centre for Vedic learning etc.
Karimnagar district occupies an area of 11,823 square kilometres (4,565 sq mi), comparatively equivalent to the Phillippines' Panay Island. It is bounded on the north by Adilabad District, on the northeast by Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh states, on the south by Warangal District, on the southwest by Medak District, and on the west by Nizamabad District. The largest town in the district is the Karimnagar with 550,000.
In 2006 the Indian government named Karminagar one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640). It is one of the thirteen districts in Andhra Pradesh currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).
In 2007–2008 the International Institute for Population Sciences interviewed 1005 households in 40 villages across the district. They found that 92.8 % had access to electricity, 94.9 % had drinking water, 36.9 % toilet facilities, and 26.8 % lived in a pucca (permanent) home. 24.8 % of girls wed before the legal age of 18 and 79.1 % of interviewees carried a BPL card.
Smt., Smita sabharwal, IAS is the collector of the district of Karimnagar.
Mr. Dr,Ravindhar, IPS is the Superintendent of Police of Karimnagar District.
Karimnagar district has 58 Mandals (Taluqas or revenue and administrative units)
According to the 2011 census Karimnagar district has a population of 3,811,738 , roughly equal to the nation of Liberia or the US state of Oregon. This gives it a ranking of 67th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 322 inhabitants per square kilometre (830 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 9.16 %. Karimnagar has a sex ratio of 1009 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 64.87 %.
- P. V. Narasimha Rao, Former Prime Minister of India
- Dr. C. Narayana Reddy, Gnana peet awardee. (Famous Writer of Hanmajipeta village, Vemulawada Mandal.)
- Midde Ramulu (Famous Artist of Oggu Katha from Hanmajipet village, Vemulawada Mandal)
- Ponnam Prabhakar - MP
- Mallojula Koteswara Rao alias Kishenji
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- ^ "How Do I? : Obtain Marriage Certificate". National Portal Content Management Team, National Informatics Centre. 2005. http://india.gov.in/howdo/howdoi.php?service=3. Retrieved 2011-10-03. "To be eligible for marriage, the minimum age limit is 21 for males and 18 for females."
- ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. http://www.census2011.co.in/district.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
- ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2119rank.html. Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Liberia 3,786,764 July 2011 est."
- ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/apportionment-pop-text.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Oregon 3,831,074"
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|Adilabad district||Gadchiroli district, Maharashtra|
|Nizamabad district||Bijapur district, Chhattisgarh|
|Medak district||Warangal district|
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