Nalgonda (, , ) is a town and a municipality in Nalgonda district in the Indianstate of Andhra Pradesh. Its name is derived from two Telugu words Nalla (black) and Konda (hills). Nalgonda in the past is referred to as Nilagiri. During the period of Bahamani kingdom, it had been renamed as Nallagonda. Later in Nizam rule, during the later kings rule the name has been transformed in to Nalgonda(for official uses). But in popular culture its called as Nallagonda only. Recently A.P. govt. has changed its name to Nalgonda for convenience(for official purpose).
But the popular name, Nallagonda(నల్లగొండ), with which it is referred to by one and all and finds the name frequently even in "Poetry of the famous Telangana Liberation Struggle", should be restored back in view of its history and popular usage.
Nalgonda is located at . It has an average elevation of 421 meters (1381 ft). Nalgonda experiences a semiarid climate. Summer temperatures, during the months of March to May, are quite high with the temperature often crossing 40 degrees Celsius. The relative humidity... Read More