Adilabad District Map

The district of Adilabad is located between 77.46' and 80.01', of the eastern longitudes and 18.40' and 19.56', of northern latitudes. The Satnala range crosses over the district from the north-west to the south -east. According to the 2001 census the population of the district is 24,79,347. The District consists of 52 Mandals and 1743 villages and 7 Muncipalities. The District is demarcated into 5 divisions Adilabad, Nirmal, Utnoor, Asifabad, Mancherial.

The people of Adilabad are mainly engaged in agriculture. The chief crop grown in the district is Jowar, alongwith paddy, maize, redgram, greengram, blackgram, soyabean, cotton, turmeric, chillies, and coriander. Fruits like mango, banana, and papaya are also grown. Apart from this people are engaged in the cultivation of cashew, onion, brinjal, tomato, and flowers. After agriculture animal husbandry is the second source of income and employment in the district. People are also engaged in sericulture after the implementation of National Sericulture Project from 1989-90

The infrastructure of the district is developing at a rapid pace. It provides medical facilities to its inhabitants through the following hospitals :

                     Area Hospital, at Mancherial and Bhainsa

                     Community Hospitals, at Nirmal, Asifabad, Bellampall, Khanapur, Sirpur, Utnoor

Adilabad is irrigated through the major rivers like the Godavari, the Penganga, the Pranahita and the Wardha and its tributaries like the Kadam, Peddevagu, Sathanala etc. Power is transmitted to the district through 28 Electrical sub-stations, of 6412 kuts. of high tensions and 10090 kunts of low voltage lines. Nearly 99% of the district has been electrified.

Education is one of the top priorities of Adilabad. The top Educational Institutions in Adilabad are:

                     Dr. Rajendra Prasad B.Ed College, Adilabad

                     Panchsheel College of Education, Adilabad

                     Sri Radhakrishna Memorial Telugu Pandit Training College, Adilabad

                     Vivekananda College of Education, Adilabad

                     SRKM College of Nursing, Adilabad

                     Gokuldas Purushothamdas Ladda (GPL) Degree College, Adilabad

                     Government Degree College, Nirmal, Adilabad, Mancherial,

                     Government Degree College for Women, Adilabad

                     Manjeera Degree College, Adilabad

                     Nandana Degree College, Adilabad

                     Vasundhara Degree College, Adilabad

A trip to Andhra Pradesh is incomplete without visiting Adilabad. The district is a favorite destination for tourists known for its lush green sceneries and amazing wild life sanctuaries.

                     Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary

                     Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary

                     Kadam Dam

                     Pochera waterfalls

                     Kuntala waterfalls

                     Sri Gyana Saraswati Devasthanam in Basara

                     Utnoor Temple in Utnoor

                     Nagoba Temple in Kelaspur