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Jogulamba Gadwal District

Head Quarters           : Gadwal
Revenue divisions     : 1 (Gadwal )
Mandals                     : 12
Population                 : 664,971
Area (km2)                : 2,928 square kilometres (1,131 sq mi)
Literacy                     : 49.87%
Rivers                        : Krishna, Tungabhadra
Vehicle Registration  : TS 33
District Collector      :  Rajat Kumar Saini
Jogulamba district is one of the 31 districts in the state of Telangana. Jogulamba was carved out of
Mahbubnagar district and was made as a district on October 11, 2016. 

Jogulamba district covers an area of 2,928 square kilometers and has a population of 6,64,971 as per 2011 Census data. Gadwal town is the district headquarters, which has a population of 63,177. 

Jogulamba district has the mixed culture of Telangana, Rayalseema and Karnataka. The district is under Tungabhadra River basin. The fifth Shaktipeeth Temple of the eighteen Shaktipeethas is located at Alampur in this district and this district is named after this temple. Anjaneya Swamy Temple in Beechupalli is another famous temple in this district. Gadwal Sansthan has a glorious history. Gadwal is also famous for Gadwal sarees. 
First project in Telangana that was built on Krishna River called Jurala in Dharoor mandal in this district. Nettempadu and Jurala provide water for irrigation. Jurala power plant produces 200 million units of electricity every year. Alampur is the next largest town with a population of 35,021. Gadwal revenue division is the only revenue division in this district and there are 12 mandals in this district. Gadwal and Alampur are the Assembly constituencies that come under this district.

Gadwal Fort
Alampur Jogulamba Temple
Beechupally Anjaneya Swamy Temple


Railway : Gadwal Raily Station

Roads : NH 44


This district has the lowest literacy rate of 49.87% in Telangana State.

Gadwal Revenu Divivion Mandals - 12











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