<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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is a town and a mandal
in the Nizamabad district
in the state of Andhra Pradesh
. Banswada is the fifth biggest town in the district of Nizamabad. The Manjeera River
flows in 3 km west of Banswada.
The name is derived from the ancient name, Mahisawada ("the ancient Indian epic, The Mahabarata
. Part of the story takes place in Mahishapuram").(in chronological order):
Banswada is located at . It has an average elevation of 371 meters (1220 feet).
Banswada is situated on Hyderabad-Bodhan State Highway No. 6. The town is 168 km east of Karimnagar
; 50 km west of Degloor
); 68 km north of Basara
; 50 km north of Nizamabad
; and 167 km south of Hyderabad
, the state capital of Andhra Pradesh. There is no train service to Banswada. The nearest railway stations are at Nizamabad, Bodhan and Kamareddy
The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation
(APSRTC) operates bus services from Banswada to Adilabad
, Hanumakonda, Hyderabad
, Kakinada and Warangal
Banswada has an APSRTC depot, which opened on 6 March 1993.
The nearest international airportis 180 km away, at Hyderabad Shamshabad
.is 130 km away at Nanded MaharashtaNearby domestic airports include:
- Dundigal Airport (120......