Globally Rangareddy District lies between160 30' and 180 20' of North Latitude and 77030' and 79030' of East Longitudes. In India, it is located in the Central Part of the Deccan Plateau and it is bounded on the North by Medak District, East by Nalgonda District, South by Mahaboobnagar District, West by Gulbarga District & North West of Bidar District of Karnataka State. It covers an area of 7564.88 Sq. Kms.
At present the District has 982 inhabited villages and 73 un-inhabited villages forming into 705 gram Panchayats.
The principal crops of the District are jowar, Paddy, Ragi, pulses and Castor. The state's agriculture owes much to the grape cultivation of the District.Though, two good rivers flow through the District there are no proper irrigation projects.
The district of Rangareddy presents a comparatively better picture in road network than the other districts of Andhra Pradesh. The District Head -quarters. i.e., Hyderabad is connected by road with all mandals while 11 Mandals are connected by rail also.
There are 18 Civil Hospitals in the District besides a T.B. Sanitarium at Anathagiri inVikarabad Mandal. Rangareddy is also supported with 34 dispensaries.
Apart form many schools and colleges the District privileged to have the following Universities:
1. Central University of Hyderabad at Gachibowli (Serilingampalli Mandal)
2. A.P. Agricultural University at Rajendranagar (Rajendranagar Mandal)
3. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University at Kukatpally (Balanagar Mandal)
4. NALSAR (National Academy of Legal Studies And Research) University (Shamirpet Mandal)
- Himayath Sagar
- Shamirpeth Lake
- Anantagiri Hills
- Durgam Cheruvu.
- Hi-Tech City
- Ramoji Film City
- Ocean Park and others
Last Updated on : 15/4/2013