Adilabad

City of Adilabad is an administrative center of the North district of Аdilabad, in the state Telangana, South India. It connects the state with Central and North India. As of 2011 the population of the city is 139 383 people. A place that is worth to visit and for sure will be a valuable destination. If you apply for e-Visa Adilabad will be one of the interesting destination of your trip to India.

City of Аdilabad is located at 310 km by a car from the capital of the state city of Hyderabad. It is remarkable with its historical temples and monuments.

Basar Temple Adilabad

Source: By RameshSharma, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia

In the city there are many schools, colleges and universities. Here is Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences.

District of Adilabad attracts tourists from all over the world with its natural landmarks like:
Godavari river with the highest waterfall Kuntala Waterfall – 45m, the beautiful and deep waterfall Pochera Falls and others;
– the announced by the government of India for reserves Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary and Shivaram Wildlife Sanctuary;
– the picturesque routes Kerameri Ghat Road, Mahabub Ghat Road;

History of city of Adilabad

City of Adilabad was governed as by the North Indian dynasties (Mauryas, BhonsleRajas of Nagpur, Mughals and others), as well as by dynasties from South India (Satavahanas, Vakatas, Rashrakutas, Imad Shahis of Berar and others). A reason for this is the location of the city – at the boundary between Central and South India. As a result of these governments the history and culture of Adilabad is an interesting amalgam from the cultures Marathi and Telugu. The original name of the city is Edulapuram at the government of Qutub Shahis. Adilabad received its name from the former ruler of Bijapur, Ali Adil Shah. Until 1956 the official languages in the region are several – Gond, Urdu, Marathi. After 1956 Telugu and Urdu are accepted for formal languages in Adilabad.

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Famous persons of city of Adilabad:

Komaram Bheem (1901-1940) – a tribal leader, rioter and fighter for the liberation from the authority of Nizam.

Samala Sadasiva (1928-2012) – a poet and writer in the language of Telugu. He wrote more than 425 books in different languages – Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit, Marathi, Parsi, English. He is a winner of the prize for literature “Sahitya Akademy”.

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