|District of Telangana|
|• District collector||Gaurav Uppal|
|• Total||2,449.79 km2 (945.87 sq mi)|
|• Density||670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|Vehicle registration||TS - 05|
Nalgonda is derived from two Telugu words Nalla (Black) & Konda (Hills) i.e. Black Hills.
Nalgonda was earlier referred to as Neelagiri, the name given by some Rajput rulers and the name was changed to Nallagonda only after its conquest by Allauddin Bahaman Shah, a Bahamani king.
The district has a major role in Telangana Rebellion
As of 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 1,631,399.
In 2006 the Indian government named Nalgonda one of the country's 250 poorest districts (out of a total of 640). It is one of the nine districts in Telangana currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).
The district is divided into three revenue divisions of Nalgonda, Miryalaguda, Devarakonda. These are sub-divided into 31 mandals and has 565 villages. Gaurav Uppal is the present collector of the district.
The below table categorizes 31 mandals into their respective revenue divisions in the district:
|#||Nalgonda Division||Miryalaguda Division||Devarakonda Division|
|9||Narayanapur||Thirumalagiri||Pedda Adiserla Pally|
|10||Narketpally||Adavi Devulapally||Neredu Gomma|
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- "Nalgonda travel guide". World66.com. Retrieved 2012-06-13.
- "New districts". Andhra Jyothy.com. 8 October 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
- Ministry of Panchayati Raj (September 8, 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme" (PDF). National Institute of Rural Development. Retrieved September 27, 2011.
- "K Chandrasekhar Rao appoints collectors for new districts". Deccan Chronicle. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nalgonda district.|
- Official website
- Nalgonda (district) travel guide from Wikivoyage
- Nalgonda factfile at APOnline.gov.in
- Neelagiri to Nalgonda. page 160
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