K. V. Ranga Reddy District
(, ) (sometimes spelled as Ranga Reddy
or R.R. District
) is a district in the state of Andhra Pradesh
. Ranga Reddy District was formed on 15th August, 1978. The district has an area of 7,493 km², and a population of 3,575,064 of which 54.20% is urban as of 2001. The district encircles the city and district of Hyderabad
, and the city of Hyderabad also serves as the administrative center of the district. It is now most populous district in Andhra pradesh as of 2011 census.
The district has 1055 villages and grouped in 37 mandals
Originally named Hyderabad (Rural) district, it was renamed after Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy
, a freedom fighter who fought for the independence of Telangana
from the Nizams
and who went on to become the deputy chief minister of Andhra Pradesh
There are 14 assembly constituencies in Ranga Reddy district. They are Medchal
, L B Nagar
Mandals are third-level administrative areas in India
, below states and districts. There are 37 mandals in Ranga Reddy......