Ranga Reddy district
|Ranga Reddy district|
రంగా రెడ్డి జిల్లా
ضلع رنگا ریڈی
|District of Telangana|
Location in Telangana, India
|Coordinates: 17°18′N 78°06′E / 17.3°N 78.1°ECoordinates: 17°18′N 78°06′E / 17.3°N 78.1°E|
|Named for||Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy|
|• Total||7,493 km2 (2,893 sq mi)|
|• Density||710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Ranga Reddy District (formerly: K. V. Ranga Reddy District and Hyderabad (Rural) District), is a district in the Indian state of Telangana. The district headquarters are located at Shamshabad. The district headquarters are located at Shamshabad. It was named after the former deputy chief minister of the united state of Andhra Pradesh, K.V.Ranga Reddy.
The district was formed in 1978 when it was split from Hyderabad district. Originally named Hyderabad (Rural) district, it was renamed after Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy, a freedom fighter who fought for the independence of Telangana from the Nizams and who went on to become the deputy chief minister of Andhra Pradesh. In 2016, it was carved out during the districts re-organisation to create new Vikarabad district.
According to the 2011 census Ranga Reddy District has a population of 5,296,741. Of which males were 2,701,008 and females were 2,595,733.
- Medium-scale industries and Cement Corporation Of India (CCI)'s cement factories are established at Tandur.
- Another major company is Hyderabad Chemicals and Fertilizers, established at Moula-Ali in 1942.
In 2006 the Indian government named Ranga Reddy one of the country's 250 most backward 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).
|#||Ibrahimpatnam revenue division||#||Rajendranagar revenue division|
|#||Chevella revenue division||#||Vikarabad revenue division||#||Malkajgiri revenue division||#||Saroornagar revenue division||#||Rajendranagar revenue division||#||Mahbubnagar revenue division|
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