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Nalgonda



Area: 14,240 sq.km

The Boundaries of Nalgonda district are Krishna and Khammam districts in the East, Mahaboobnagar and Hyderabad districts in the West, Mahabubnagar and Guntur districts in the South and Medak and Warangal districts in the North directions.

Rivers: Krishna, Musi, Dindi.

Major Places: Nalgonda, Miryalaguda, Suryapet, Kodad, Bhongir.

Tourist Places:
Nagarjuna Sagar Dam, Pillalamarri, Nandikonda, Panugallu, Nagarjunakonda, Nagarjunasagar - Srisailam Sanctuary, Bhongiri Fort, Rachakonda Fort, Wadapally, Gajulabanda, Phanigiri Buddhist sites and Pochampally textile center.

Pilgrimage Centers:
Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple at Yadagiri Gutta, Kolanpaka Jain temple, Mattapalle temple and Rachakonda temples.

Handicrafts:
Wooden crafts of Bhongir, Bross ware of Chanduru, Textiles of Koyyalagudem, Puttapaka and Pochampalli.

Industries:
Deccan Cements, Nagarjuna Cements, Raasi Cements, Kakatiya Cements, Nizam Sugar factory
Earlier this place was called as Neelagiri which was under the rule of Sathavahana, Golkonda, Moghal and Nizam Kings.

Forest occupies an area of 44% of the total district area. The district is placed in Number one position in cement production in the State. Ingredients used in the cement manufacturing are surplus in most parts of the district. So as many major cement factories are holding their stake in this arena. Deccan Cements at Huzurnagar, Nagarjuna Cements at Ketupally, Raasi Cements near Miryalaguda, Kakatiya Cements at Kodada, are the major cement producing houses in the district as well as in the State.

Nizam Sugar factory situated at Miryalaguda is another major sugar factory in the state. Pochampally Handlooms have their special place in the Garments industry is a product of this district. Nagarjuna Sagar Dam , the biggest earth dam in the World is the chief irrigation and power source to the state. The other sources of water to this district are through Left Nagarjuna Canal, Asifnagar, Saligauravam and Dindi Projects. Degree Colleges are affiliated to Nagarjuna University of Guntur Dist.

Accessibility:
Nalgonda is 103 kms from Hyderabad is well connected by road with important towns in the state.

Tourist Attractions

S.NoTourist SpotThemePlace
 1

Bhongir Fort

Monuments  Bhongir
 2Chaya Someswara Temple,
Pangal
Pilgrim Centres  null
 3GajulabandaBuddhist Centresnull
 4Ikat WeavingHandloomsnull
 5Kolanupaka MuseumMuseumsKolanupaka
 6Kolanupaka Jain TemplePilgrim CentresKolanupaka
 7Nagarjuna KondaBuddhist CentresNagarjunasagar
 8Nagarjuna Konda MuseumMuseumsNagarjunasagar
 9PhanigiriBuddhist Centres  Suryapet
10Pillalamarri PilgrimagePilgrim CentresSuryapet
11Pochampalli Silk & Cotton
Sarees
HandloomsPochampalli
12Rajiv Gandhi Wildlife
Sanctuary
Wild LifeNagarjunasagar
13Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swami
Temple
Pilgrim CentresYadagirigutta
14Sri Laxmi Narsimha Swamy
Temple
Pilgrim Centresnull
15Sri Meenakshi Agasteswara
Swamy Temple,Wadapally.
Pilgrim Centresnull
16Sri Rama TemplePilgrim Centresnull
17Sri Seeta Ramachandra
Devasthanam,Ramagiri
Pilgrim Centresnull
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