Nizamabad – A popular princely district in Telangana situated at a distance of about 175 kms from North-West of Hyderabad. The District derived its name as Nizamabad (Nizam-a-abadi) from the Nizam of Hyderabad Asaf Jahi, VI who had ruled Deccan during the 18th Century A.D. Originally the district called was INDUR known to have originated in the name of king Indradatta who had ruled this region during 5th Century A.D. During the Prime Minister-ship of Sir Salar Jung-I in the 1876 A.D, the district is in the Nizam’s Dominion were re-organized where upon INDUR became a District.

Up to 2nd June-2014 the Nizamabad district was part of Andhra Pradesh State. After bifurcation of Telangana State Nizamabad district became one of the districts of Telangana State.

An official Census 2011 detail of Nizambad, a district of Telangana has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Telangana. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Nizamabad District of Telangana.

a) No. of Revenue Divisions : 3
b) No. of Mandals : 27
c) Total No. of Villages : 449
d) Total No. of Gram Panchayath : 393
e) Municipal Corporation : 1.Nizamabad
f) Municipalities : 1.Bodhan 2.Armoor
g) Details of Revenue Divisions and Mandals

1. Nizamabad South 1. Armoor 1. Bodhan
2. Nizamabad North 2. Balkonda 2. Yedapally
3. Nizamabad Rural 3. Mendora 3. Renjal
4. Mugpal 4. Mupkal 4. Kotagiri
5. Dichpally 5. Kammarpally 5. Varni
6. Dharpallypally 6. Vailpoor 6. Rudrur
7. Indalwai 7. Morthad
8. Jakranpally 8. Yergatla
9. Sirikonda 9. Bheemgal
10. Navipet 10. Makloor

In 2011, Nizamabad had population of 1577108 of which male and female were 771449 and 805659 respectively. In 2001 census, Nizamabad had a population of 1466312 of which males were 724271 and remaining 742041 were females. Nizamabad District population

Population Growth Rate:
There was change of 8.8 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001

Density of Population:
The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Nizamabad district for 2011 is 355 people per sq. km. In 2001, Nizamabad district density was at 341 people per sq. km. Nizamabad district administers 4288 square kilometers of areas.

Literacy Rate:
Average literacy rate of Nizamabad in 2011 were 54.24 compared to 47.44 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 63.26 and 45.69 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 57.77 and 37.35 in Nizamabad District. Total literate in Nizamabad District were 902764 of which male and female were 506375 and 396389 respectively. In 2001, Nizamabad District had 695656 in its district.

Child Population:

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Nizamabad. There were total 170451 children under age of 0-6. Of total 170451 male and female were 87299 and 83152 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 1050. Children under 0-6 formed 10.8 percent of Nizamabad District.

Urban Population:
Out of the total Nizamabad population for 2011 census, 28.71 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 452748 people lives in urban areas of which males are 225316 and females are 227432. Sex Ratio in urban region of Nizamabad district is 1009 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Nizamabad district was 962 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 52301 of which males and females were 26656 and 25645. This child population figure of Nizamabad district is 11.55 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Nizamabad district as per census 2011 is 68.26 % of which males and females are 73.76 % and 62.62 % literates respectively. In actual number 309059 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 166620 and 142439 respectively.

Rural Population:
As per 2011 census, 71.29 % population of Nizamabad districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Nizamabad district population living in rural areas is 1124360 of which males and females are 546133 and 578227 respectively. In rural areas of Nizamabad district, sex ratio is 1058 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Nizamabad district is considered, figure is 948 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 118150 in rural areas of which males were 60643 and females were 57507. The child population comprises 10.5 % of total rural population of Nizamabad district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Nizamabad district is 52.80 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 62.21 and 43.92 percent respectively. In total 593705 people were literate of which males and females were 339755 and 253950 respectively.