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TSPSC-Telangana Overview Adilabad District

TSPSC - Telangana State Public Service Commission Examinations consists of questions on Telangana Districts. Telangana consists of 10 districts.
They are Adilabad, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Mahabubnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Rangareddy, Warangal.This article deal with Adilabad District.

Adilabad derives it's name from the ruler Bijapur,Mohammed  Adil Shah.

2.Historical Background:
The district's component parts were ruled at different periods by dynasties namely,the Mauryas, Satavahanas, Vakatakas, Chalukyas of Badami, Rashtrakututs, Chalukyas of Kalyani, Mughals,Bhosle Rajes of Nagpur and Asaf Jahis, besides the Gond Rajas of Sirpur and Chanda.

3.Adilabad district is famous for it's Nirmal toy making and Dhokra casting.

4.Adilabad District-Boundaries:
North-Yeotmal and Chanda district of Maharashtra
East-Chanda district
South-Karimnagar and Nizamabad districts
West-Nanded district of Maharashtra

5.The district has population of 27,41,239 as per the 2011  census which accounts for 7.79% of the total population of  the State with 10.18% decadal growth.

The principal crops of the district are Jowar, Paddy, Cotton, Wheat,Maize,Chillies,Sugarcane and Soy.

There is a highest waterfall situated at Kuntala (V) of Neradigonda mandal, Potchera Waterfall at Pochara (V) of Boath mandal.

Basara Temple is situated 150kms from Adilabad. Sri Gyana Saraswathi temple at Basara on the banks of river Godavari is the only Temple in South India dedicated to the Goddess of learning.

9.Rivers in Adilabad:
Important river that drains the Adilabad district is the river Godavari.
The Kadam and the Peddavagu are tributaries of the Godavari.

10.Population Density (Person/Sq.Km) Ratio 170 (Census 2011)

11.Literacy % 61.01 (Census 2011)

12.Forest Area under the control of Forest Department-Area in SQ.Kms 7231.89 (Statistical Year Book-2013)

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