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'''Adilabad''' is in [[Andhra Pradesh]], a state in the South of [[India]], approximately 300 km from Hyderabad lies this beautiful city. It's well connected to the country as it lies on the nations biggest highway NH No-7. Its a nature lovers's paradise.
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'''Adilabad''' is a district [[Andhra Pradesh]], a state in the South of [[India]], approximately 300 km from Hyderabad lies this beautiful city. It's well connected to the country as it lies on the nations biggest highway NH No-7. - Its a nature lovers's paradise.
  
==Get around==
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== Cities ==
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* [[Adilabad (City)|Adilabad]]
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* [[Basara]] - Sri Gyana Saraswathi Devasthanam pilgrimage site
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* [[Jannaram]] - Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary
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* [[Kadem]] - Kadem river and dam.
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* [[Keslapur]] - Nagoba temple
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* [[Kuntala]] - Kuntala Waterfalls
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* [[Mancherial]] - Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary
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* [[Nirmal]] -
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* [[Pochera]] - Pochera Waterfalls
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* [[Utnur]] - Utnur Temple and a pilgrimage site
  
Adilabad is a town City north west of Hyderabad.  It was once part of Maharashtra but borders have changed since 1945 to make it a town of Andra Pradesh.
 
 
Among the districts of Andhra Pradesh, Adilabad ranks first in earning revenue from minerals. It is well endowd with rich reserves of coal , iron ore, lime stone and clays.
 
  
This is one of the few district head quarters in the state which is connected with National higway, Broad Gauge train route. Good train connectivity is available to mancheral and Kagaz nagar from state capitol Hyderabad. Visit http://www.indianrail.gov.in for train schedules and reservations.  
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== Understand ==
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It was once part of Maharashtra but borders have changed since 1945 to make it a town of Andra Pradesh, it is separated from its neighbouring districts by river Godavari. Among the districts of Andhra Pradesh, Adilabad ranks first in earning revenue from minerals. It is well endowed with rich reserves of coal , iron ore, lime stone and clays. Due to the heavy amount of transactions involved in cotton business, this city is also called of "City of Cotton".
  
Though a small airport is available, it is not in regular use.  
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The district has been the place of stay for some of the tribe sects like Gond, Lambada, etc whose mother tongues do not have a script. There is a fort in the town of Utnoor which is 55 km from Adilabad which was built by Gond kings who ruled this area. Currently Utnoor is the operational headquarter for the organization ITDA (ITDA-> Integrated Tribal Development Authority) set up by government of AP for the benefit of tribals.
  
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== Get in ==
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This is one of the few district head quarters in the state which is connected with the National higway (NH7) and a  Broad Gauge train route. Good train connectivity is available to Mancherial and Kagaz Nagar from state capital Hyderabad. Visit http://www.indianrail.gov.in for train schedules and reservations.
  
This district is full of natural beauty. It is famous for green forests, rivers, waterfalls, wild animals, etc. There are beutiful waterfalls in this district namely Kuntala, Pochera and Sadarmaat. There are lot of wild animal sanctuaries in this district.
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Though a small airport is available, it is not in regular use.
  
Due to the heavy amount of transactions involved in cotton business, this city is also called of "City of Cotton".
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==Get around==
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== See ==
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This district is full of natural beauty. It is famous for green forests, rivers, waterfalls, wild animals, etc. There are beutiful waterfalls in this district namely Kuntala, Pochera and Sadarmaat. There are lot of wild animal sanctuaries in this district. The beautiful ghat roads and cotton fields near Kerameri
  
Other major cities in this district: Mancheral, Kagaz Nagar, Bellampalli, Asifabad, Utnoor, Nirmal, Bhainsa and Basar.
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* '''Goddess Saraswati temple''' on the banks of river Godavari in the temple town of Basar. This is the only Saraswati temple in the entire South India.
  
This District has been the place of stay for some of the tribe sects like Gond, Lambada, etc whose mother tongue do not have script. There is a Fort in the town of Utnoor which is 55 km from Adilabad which was built by Gond kings who ruled this area. Currently Utnoor is the operational headquarter for the organization ITDA (ITDA-> Integrated Tribal Development Authority) set up by government of AP for the benifit of tribals.
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* '''Pilgrimage Centers''' Basar, Utnoor and Keshlapur Temples.
  
NIRMAL:-
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==Do ==
< Nirmal which is 74 km down south of Adilabad on the NH7 is well known for its wooden toys and paintings. There is a fort in this town too. Nirmal is one of the political capital city for Adilabad district.
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Nirmal , the little town that occupies a proud place on the handicrafts map of India lies in the district of forests, Adilabad. 210 km from Hyderabad , the capital city of Andhra Pradesh, Nirmal is embedded amidst the Sahaydri mountain range offering a pleasant ambience surrounded by hills and forests thus creating a vulnerable climate throughout the year.
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== Buy ==
 
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* Nirmal Paintings and Toys and Bell Metal Craft
Folklores say that Nirmal was renamed after a village headman and a chieftain Neema Naik who manufactured weapons of war. He also encouraged craftsmanship of his workers thereby helping the growth and promotion of art of the wood engraving.
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* Fine quality long staple cotton from the tribal farmers near Kerameri.
 
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Nirmal, always enjoyed the patronage of the ruling nobility.The Nizams of Hyderabad were very much inclined towards the ecstatic wooden engravings and craftsmanship.>
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Adilabad is separated from its neighbouring districts by river Godavari. There is a Goddess Saraswati temple on the banks of river Godavari in the temple town of Basar. This is the only Saraswati temple in the entire South India.
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Mancherial the other town in this district, is well developed commercially and industrially, due to the Delhi - South India train connectivity.
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==See==
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The beautiful ghat roads and cotton fields near Kerameri
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Kadam Dam, Pochera and Kuntala waterfalls.
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==Do==
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==Buy==
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Fine quality long staple cotton from the tribal farmers near Kerameri.
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
*roti
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* Wheat Roti
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* Jawar Roti
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* Rice
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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*Mahua (Gulmohar)drink (Ippa Kallu)
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*Taddy (Kawal one is the best)
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
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Other major cities in this district: Mancheral, Kagaz Nagar, Bellampalli, Asifabad, Utnoor, Nirmal, Bhainsa and Basar.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 06:39, 15 June 2011

Adilabad is a district Andhra Pradesh, a state in the South of India, approximately 300 km from Hyderabad lies this beautiful city. It's well connected to the country as it lies on the nations biggest highway NH No-7. - Its a nature lovers's paradise.

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Understand[edit]

It was once part of Maharashtra but borders have changed since 1945 to make it a town of Andra Pradesh, it is separated from its neighbouring districts by river Godavari. Among the districts of Andhra Pradesh, Adilabad ranks first in earning revenue from minerals. It is well endowed with rich reserves of coal , iron ore, lime stone and clays. Due to the heavy amount of transactions involved in cotton business, this city is also called of "City of Cotton".

The district has been the place of stay for some of the tribe sects like Gond, Lambada, etc whose mother tongues do not have a script. There is a fort in the town of Utnoor which is 55 km from Adilabad which was built by Gond kings who ruled this area. Currently Utnoor is the operational headquarter for the organization ITDA (ITDA-> Integrated Tribal Development Authority) set up by government of AP for the benefit of tribals.

Get in[edit]

This is one of the few district head quarters in the state which is connected with the National higway (NH7) and a Broad Gauge train route. Good train connectivity is available to Mancherial and Kagaz Nagar from state capital Hyderabad. Visit http://www.indianrail.gov.in for train schedules and reservations.

Though a small airport is available, it is not in regular use.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

This district is full of natural beauty. It is famous for green forests, rivers, waterfalls, wild animals, etc. There are beutiful waterfalls in this district namely Kuntala, Pochera and Sadarmaat. There are lot of wild animal sanctuaries in this district. The beautiful ghat roads and cotton fields near Kerameri

  • Goddess Saraswati temple on the banks of river Godavari in the temple town of Basar. This is the only Saraswati temple in the entire South India.
  • Pilgrimage Centers Basar, Utnoor and Keshlapur Temples.

Do[edit][add listing]

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Nirmal Paintings and Toys and Bell Metal Craft
  • Fine quality long staple cotton from the tribal farmers near Kerameri.

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Wheat Roti
  • Jawar Roti
  • Rice

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Mahua (Gulmohar)drink (Ippa Kallu)
  • Taddy (Kawal one is the best)

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Get out[edit]

Other major cities in this district: Mancheral, Kagaz Nagar, Bellampalli, Asifabad, Utnoor, Nirmal, Bhainsa and Basar.

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