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Khammam History

The present name of Khammam is derived its name after a local hill, which was called as 'Stambhadri'. The town was called with different names starting with Stambhadri, Kambhadri, Kambham mettu, Khammam mettu and then finally as Khammam. 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)​ 220 AD - 250 AD  : Ikshvaku Tribe 250 AD - 500 AD  : Vakataka Dynasty 500 AD - 543 AD  : Vishnukundins 543 AD - 753 AD  : Badami Chalukyas 750 AD to 1323 AD  : Kakatiyas ruled as vassals to Rashrakuta Dynasty from 753 AD - 982 AD and Western Chalukyas (Kalyani Chalukyas) from 982 AD to 1158 with Kakatipura, Anumakonda (Hanumkonda), Orugallu (Warangal) as there capitals. Polavasa chiefs were based immediately north of the Kakatiya territories. They ruled over most of Karimnagar district and the northern part of Warangal district from their capital at Polavasa, which is the modern-d