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Medak



Area: 9,699 sq.km

The Boundaries of Medak district are Warangal and Nalgonda districts, Hyderabad district, Karnataka state and Nizamabad district in the East, South, West and North directions respectively.

Rivers: Manjeera, Valdhi, Gudleruvagu and Kadaleru

Major Places: Siddipeta, Medak, Ramachandra puram and Sangareddy.

Industries: BHEL, ICRISAT, Sugar, Vishaka Asbestos at Patanchervu, Sanitary wares at Kollur, Novapan India Ltd.

Pilgrimage Centers: Medak Church, Edupayalu Kanakadurga temple, Nacharam temple, Zarasangam and Alladurg temples.

Tourist Places: Manjira wildlife Sanctuary, Kondapur Archeological Museum, Medak fort and Pocharam Sanctuary.

Handicrafts: Siddipet Bathic Paintings, Ramayampet brass, Silver and Woodenwares.

Culture and Heritage: Ammapuram Puppetry.


This place was under the rule of Satavahana, VishnuKumdin, Western Chalukya, Rastakuta, Yadhava, Kakathiya, Qutub Shahi and Nizam kings. History reveals the contacts with Romans.

Forest area occupies 9.96% of the total district area. Eucalyptus plantations are taken up as the social forestry scheme in the district. Manjeera Crocodile Sanctuary is situated with an area of 20 Sq.km is a place to be visited. There are many Government establishments in the district Vishaka Asbestos cement factory at Patanchervu, BHEL, ICRISAT, are the major ones. Medium and Small scale industries and ancillary units are there supporting the BHEL. Singuru Nizam Sager Project build on the river Manjeera , provides drinking water to the neighboring district of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. Medak Church Built in 1914 by Charles Walker Pasnet is coined as the biggest church in the South India. It has taken 10 years of uninterrupted construction time for completion of the structure. All Educational institutions of degree level are affiliated to Osmania University of Hyderabad.

Accessibility: Sangareddy, the headquarter of Medak district and is about 28 kms from Medak and 70 kms from Hyderabad. It is well connected by road.


Tourist Attractions


S.NoTourist SpotThemePlace
 1 Kanaka Durga Temple, 
 Edupayalu
Pilgrim Centres  Medak  
 2 Kasi Visweshwara Temple,
 Kalabgoor
Pilgrim Centres  Sangareddy  
 3 KondapurMuseums  Kondapur  
 4 Koti Lingeswara Swamy
 Temple
Pilgrim Centres  Siddipet  
 5 Lakshmi Narasimha swamy
 Temple
Pilgrim Centres  Medak  
 6 Manjira Wildlife & Bird
 Sanctuary
Wild Life  Sangareddy  
 7 Medak ChurchPilgrim Centres  Medak  
 8 Medak FortMonuments  Medak  
 9 Pocharam Forest & Wild Life
 Sanctuary
Wild Life  Medak  
 10 Ramalingeshwara Temple,
 Nandikandi
Pilgrim Centres  Sangareddy  
 11 Ramalingeswara Swamy
 Temple
Pilgrim Centres  Siddipet  
 12 Sangameswara Swamy
 Temple
Pilgrim Centres  Zarasangam  
 13 Siddipet Paintings of Batik
 technique
Handicrafts  Siddipet  
 14 Sri Saraswathi KshetramuPilgrim Centres   
 15 Sri Saraswathi Matha 
 Temple
Pilgrim Centres   
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