Jangaon district

Jangaon district is a district in the Indian state of Telangana. It was a part of the Warangal district and Nalgonda district prior to the re-organisation of districts in the state.[2] The district shares boundaries with Suryapet, Yadadri Bhuvanagiri, Warangal Rural, Warangal Urban, Siddipet and Mahabubabad districts.

Jangaon district
Location of Jangaon district in Telangana
Location of Jangaon district in Telangana
Country India
StateTelangana
HeadquartersJangaon
Tehsils13
Government
 • District collectorSmt.K. Nikhila I.A.S
 • Vidhan Sabha constituencies3
Area
2,188 km2 (845 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
566,376
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
 • Urban
12.6%
Demographics
 • Literacy61.4%
 • Sex ratio997
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTS–27[1]
Major highways NH 163
Average annual precipitation788 mm
Websitejangaon.telangana.gov.in

GeographyEdit

 
Jangaon collector office


The district is spread over an area of 2,187.50 square kilometres (844.60 sq mi).[3]

HistoryEdit

Jangaon District was formed on 11 October 2016, Jangaon is made as the district headquarters along with 31 newly formed district in Telangana. Warangal district was divided into five districts namely Warangal Urban district, Warangal Rural district, Jangaon district, Jayashankar district and Mahabubabad district. The Jangaon district was formed with mostly old Jangaon Revenue division except Maddur, Cherial and Newly formed Komuravelli Mandals which were transferred to newly formed Siddipet district, Ghanpur and Zaffergadh from Warangal Revenue division and Gundala of Nalgonda district were merged with Jangaon district. [4] One of the most acclaimed Telugu poets of all time Bammera Pothana was born in the village of Bammera in Jangoan in 1450 AD.

DemographicsEdit

As of 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 566,376.

ClimateEdit

Jangaon experiences a tropical kind of climate. It's a drought prone area according to Geological survey. Experiences very hot summers, moderate winters and rains less than the average precipitation.

The temperatures are highest on average in May, at around 33.9 °C. In December, the average temperature is 22.0 °C. It is the lowest average temperature of the whole year. The variation in the precipitation between the driest and wettest months is 182 mm. The average temperatures vary during the year by 11.9 °C.

Climate data for Jangaon District
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.7
(85.5)
32.4
(90.3)
36.0
(96.8)
38.4
(101.1)
40.4
(104.7)
35.9
(96.6)
31.1
(88.0)
30.8
(87.4)
31.0
(87.8)
31.4
(88.5)
29.6
(85.3)
28.8
(83.8)
33.0
(91.3)
Average low °C (°F) 16.3
(61.3)
18.6
(65.5)
21.7
(71.1)
25.0
(77.0)
27.5
(81.5)
25.8
(78.4)
23.7
(74.7)
23.6
(74.5)
23.2
(73.8)
21.4
(70.5)
17.6
(63.7)
15.2
(59.4)
21.6
(71.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 1
(0.0)
2
(0.1)
5
(0.2)
21
(0.8)
17
(0.7)
119
(4.7)
183
(7.2)
167
(6.6)
168
(6.6)
78
(3.1)
21
(0.8)
8
(0.3)
790
(31.1)
Source: [1]

Administrative divisionsEdit

 
Jangaon District Revenue divisions

The district has two revenue divisions of Jangaon and Ghanpur (Station) are sub-divided into 12 mandals.[5][6] Smt. K Nikhila, IAS is the present collector of the district.[7]

MandalsEdit

The below table categorises 12 mandals into their respective revenue divisions in the district:[6]

S.No. Jangaon revenue division S.No. Station Ghanpur revenue division
1 Bachannapeta 8 Chilpur
2 Devaruppala 9 Zaffergadh
3 Tarigoppula 10 Kodakandla
4 Jangaon 11 Palakurthi
5 Lingalaghanpur 12 Station Ghanpur
6 Narmetta
7 Raghunathapalle

Notable personalitiesEdit

Palkuriki Somanatha


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Telangana New Districts Names 2016 Pdf TS 31 Districts List". Timesalert.com. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Warangal (rural) district" (PDF). New Districts Formation Portal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  3. ^ "JANGAON DISTRICT | Welcome To Jangaon District | India". Retrieved 22 December 2020.
  4. ^ "Jangaon district" (PDF). Official website of Jangaon district. Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  5. ^ "New districts". Andhra Jyothy.com. 8 October 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Clipping of Andhra Jyothy Telugu Daily – Hyderabad". Andhra Jyothy. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  7. ^ "K Chandrasekhar Rao appoints collectors for new districts". Deccan Chronicle. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.

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