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Karimnagar History

The city was named after Syed Karimuddin, who is thought to be its founder. The district lies approximately between the latitudes 17° 50' and 19° 05'N and longitudes 78° 29' and 80° 22'E. Karimnagar district is bounded by Madhya Pradesh State in the east, Nizamabad district in the West, Warangal and Medak dist​ricts in the South and Adilabad district in the North directions. 700 BC - 300 BC : Assaka/Asmaka/Ashmaka (The 16 Mahajanapadas) 300 BC - 185 BC : Mauryan Empire 230 BC – 220 AD : Satavahanas ( Were vassals of Mauryan Empire)​ Kotilingala in Karimnagar district was the first capital of the Satavahana Kingdom. 220 AD - 250 AD :Ikshvaku Tribe 250 AD - 500 AD : Vakataka Dynasty 500 AD - 543 AD : Vishnukundins 543 AD - 753 AD : Badami Chalukyas 753 AD - 982 AD  : Rashtrakuta Dynasty 750 AD to 973 AD : Vemulavada Chalukyas (vassals to Rashtrakuta Dynasty) ruled Karimnagar and Nizamabad. 968 AD to 982 AD: Kakatiyas ruled as vassals to Rashrakuta. 982 AD - 1158