(, , ) is in the north-western region of Andhra Pradesh
, Southern India
town is the district headquarters of the district that goes by the same name.
Earlier, Karimnagar called as elagandala
() 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
The district covers an area of 11,823 km². It is bounded on the north by Adilabad District
, on the northeast by Maharashtra
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 and
The district had a population of 3,491,822 of which 19.44% were urban as of 2001.
- population density: 294 persons/km².
- Literacy: 56%
- male: 67.86%
- female: 44.19%
Smt., Smita sabharwal, IAS is the collector of the district of Karimnagar.<br>Mr. N Shivashankar reddy, IPS is the Superintendent of Police of Karimnagar District.
Karimnagar district has 58 Mandals (Taluqas or revenue and administrative units)
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