(, ) is located in the northern area in the state of Andhra Pradesh
, India. The administrative seat is Warangal
Warangal District has an area of 12,846 km², and a population of 3,246,004 of which 19.20% was urban as of 2001. The district is bounded by Karimnagar District
to the north, Khammam District
to the east and southeast, Nalgonda District
to the southwest, and Medak District
to the west. Warangal is well known for its granite
quarries (notably the black and brown varieties) and as a market for rice
, and tobacco
The Warangal district headquarter is Warangal
city. This city is also called as tri-city, as it includes Warangal
The district hosts the Samakka-Sarakka Jatara (congregation). Every two years, approximately ten million people converge over three days around the small village of Tadvai
, 90 km from Warangal city. This fair commemorates the valiant fight put up by a mother-daughter combination with the reigning rulers over an unjust law.
Warangal has been recently in the news because of the Separate Telangana issue. It has been a major centre for the movement and its rebirth. Kaloji Narayana Rao
is a freedom fighter and a well known writer from Telangana.
Warangal is an excellent abode of fine arts and literature. Many art forms from folklore to the modern arts of singing, dance, painting, poetry and films have been flourished in the land.
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