TelanganaThe name "Telangana" came during the reign of Nizams. The region was known as Telugu Angana to differentiate it from the areas where Marathi was spoken. Telugu is the official language of Telangana and Urdu is the second official language of the state.
GeographyTelangana is a state in India situated on the centre-south stretch of the Indian peninsula on the high Deccan Plateau. The terrain of Telangana region consists mostly of hills, mountain ranges, and thick dense forests covering an area of 27,292 km2 (10,538 sq mi).
State BordersMaharashtra to the north, Chhattisgarh to the east, Karnataka to the west, and Andhra Pradesh to the east and south.
Godavari and Krishna are the two main rivers which flows through this region and main sources for irrigation.
HistoryTimeline for History of Telangana
Telangana History is very rich and ancient. This region was ruled by Asmakas, Mauryas, Satavahanas, Ikshvakus, Abhiras or Abheeras, Vakatakas, Vishnukundins, Durjaya, Badami Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Vemulavada Chalukyas, Mudigonda Chalukyas, Western Chalukyas or Kalyani Chalukyas, Polavasa chiefs, Kanduru Cholas, Kakatiyas, Gonds of Adilabad, Khiljis, Musunuri Nayaks, Recherla Padmanayakas, Qutb Shahis, Mughals and Asaf Jahis.
- Bird : Indian Roller or Blue jay (Palapitta)
- Animal : Deer (Jinka)
- Tree : Shami Tree or Prosopis Cineraria(Jammi chettu)
- Sport : Kabaddi
- Flower : Tangedu Flowers or Tanner’s Cassia or Senna Auriculata
The region’s vast exposure to Persian tradition has long been a meeting place for diverse cultures by acting as a link between North and South of India.