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Rivers The mighty river Godavari, originating in the Western Ghats divides the district of Nizamabad and Karimnagar to the south and Adilabad to the north. The region, lying in between Lat. 18.00 and 19.45 and Long. 77.32 and 80.30, is surrounded by Bidar, Nanded, Rajura, Chandrapur districts of Maharashtra and Bastar district of Madhya Pradesh. The river Maner is a tributary to the Godavari, originating near the village Kalkur, traverses through the Karimnagar district from the west to the east and as far as Kurlagunta in Mantheni taluk, then flow towards the north and falls into the Godavari in Mantheni taluk. It stretches to a length of about 130km. in the Karimnagar district and forms an important source of irrigation. Peddavagu and Chinnavagu are the other minor rivers in the Karimnagar District.  Geology The Karimnagar region forms part of the Indian Peninsular shield, which remained a stable land-mass since the formation of the earth-crust. The earliest rocks, known as Archaeans

Godavari River

Origin : Western Ghats at Triambak near Nasik in Maharashtra Elevation : 1067 meters Length : 1,465 km (910 mi) Drainage : 312812 km Outflow : Bay of Bengal States : Maharashtra, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry (Yanam) and Telangana Start : Basar in the Nirmal district Length : 600 km End : Bhadrachalam in Bhadradri Kothagudem district Districts : Nirmal, Nizamabad, Jagtial, Mancherial, Jayashankar Bhupalpally, Mahabubabad, Bhadradri Kothagudem The Godavari River is the second longest river in India after the river Ganges and the largest in Peninsular India.  Asmakas one of the shodasa (sixteen) mahajanapadas in the 6th century BCE, ruled there kingdom from the banks of Godavari river.  It flows for about 283 km and separates the Chanda district of Maharashtra and Bastar district of Madhya Pradesh from this region. Enters Telangana near Basar in the Adilabad district and divides the district of Nizamabad and Karimnagar to the south a

Adilabad District

Head Quarters : Adilabad Revenue divisions : 2 (Adilabad and Utnoor) Mandals : 18 Population : 708,952 Area (km2) : 4,185.97 Rivers : Penganga, Kadem, Mathadivagu, Sathnala The original name of the Adilabad was Edlabad during the rule of Qutub Shahis. Edla is a Gond word for people in woods.Its name was changed to “Adilabad” by erstwhile Islamic ruler of Bijapur, Mohammed Adil Shah. Adilabad, the northern most district of Telangana and is gateway to the South from Central India. This district was divided into 4 new districts Adilabad, Mancherial, Nirmal, Komaram Bheem Asifabad. Adilabad is bounded on the North by Yavatmal district and on North East by Chandrapur district, both of Maharashtra state, on East by Asifabad district (aka. Komaram Bheem district), on South East by Mancherial district, on South by Nirmal district and on West by Nanded district of Maharashtra state. Natural Resources coal, iron, limestone, Rivers and Forest.