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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 ==
Other major cities in this district: Mancheral, Kagaz Nagar, Bellampalli, Asifabad, Utnoor, Nirmal, Bhainsa and Basar.
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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
 
 
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.
 
 
 
NIRMAL:-
 
< 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.
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
Nirmal, always enjoyed the patronage of the ruling nobility.The Nizams of Hyderabad were very much inclined towards the ecstatic wooden engravings and craftsmanship.>
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
Mancherial the other town in this district, is well developed commercially and industrially, due to the Delhi - South India train connectivity.
 
 
 
==See==
 
 
 
The beautiful ghat roads and cotton fields near Kerameri
 
 
 
 
 
== Major Places ==
 
: Adilabad, Nirmal, Bellampalli, Mandamarri, Sirpur, Mancheryal, Lakshettipeta.
 
  
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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.
  
== Tourist Places ==
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* '''Pilgrimage Centers''' Basar, Utnoor and Keshlapur Temples.
: Pranahita, kawal and Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary, Kadam Dam, Pochera and Kuntala waterfalls.
 
  
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==Do ==
  
== Pilgrimage Centers ==
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== Buy ==
: Basar, Utnoor and Keshlapur Temples.
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* Nirmal Paintings and Toys and Bell Metal Craft  
 
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* Fine quality long staple cotton from the tribal farmers near Kerameri.
 
 
== Handicrafts ==
 
: Nirmal Paintings and Toys and Bell Metal Craft  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
== S.No  Tourist Spot                  Theme                  Place ==
 
 
 
 
 
1 Dokra metal Crafts         Handicrafts          Adilabad 
 
2 Jainath Temple         Pilgrim Centres  Adilabad 
 
3 Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary Wild Life          Jannaram 
 
4 Kuntala Waterfalls         Water Falls          Kuntala 
 
5 Nagoba temple, Keslapur Pilgrim Centres  Keslapur 
 
6 Nirmal Arts -
 
        Paintings & Toys         Handicrafts          Nirmal 
 
7 Pochera Waterfalls         Water Falls          Pochera 
 
8 Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary Wild Life          Mancherial 
 
9 Sri Gyana Saraswathi
 
        Devasthanam                 Pilgrim Centres  Basara 
 
10 Utnur Temple                 Pilgrim Centres  Utnur
 
11      Kadem Dam                      Dam (reservoir)        Kadem (Kaddam, Kadam)
 
12      Kadem River                    River                  Pandavapur Village
 
 
 
== Nirmal Telephone Directory - Nirmal STD code: 08734 ==
 
 
 
 
 
== Public Utility Services ==
 
 
 
 
 
Police                               100
 
Fire                               101
 
Hospital                       42111
 
Telecom Enquiry               197
 
Complaint                       198
 
Trunk Booking                       180
 
RTC                               42539
 
Fusecall                       242525
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
== Nirmal Division Police ==
 
 
 
 
 
D.S.P-Nirmal                       242518
 
C.I. - Nirmal                       242599
 
Nirmal (T)                       242433
 
Nirmal (R)                       242213
 
Sarangapur                       223133
 
Narsapur (G)                       228433
 
Soan                               220533
 
C.I. Mudhole                       244213
 
S.I. Mudhole                       244213
 
Tanoor                               236063
 
Lokeshwaram                       221833
 
Bhainsa Town                       231133
 
Bhainsa Rural                       231033
 
Kubeer                               233133
 
Khanapur C.I.                       273333
 
Kanapur S.I.                       275533
 
Laxmanchanda                       225533
 
Mamada                               227033
 
Kadam                               242233
 
Pembi                               276033
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
== PRESS ==
 
 
 
 
 
Eenadu                               243424
 
Vaartha                       243553
 
Andhra Bhoomi (DC)               245845
 
Andhrajyothi                       248799
 
Andhraprabha                       247766
 
 
 
 
 
 
== MRO, MDO Offices ==
 
 
 
 
 
RDO-Nirmal                       242502, 242581
 
Mandal                               M.R.O M.P.D.O
 
Nirmal                               242542 242575
 
Dilwarpur                       222802 222871
 
Sarangapur                       223122 223123
 
Mamada                               227017 227015
 
Laxmanchanda                       225563 225556
 
Kuntala                       248221 248229
 
Lokeshwaram                       221802 221806
 
Khanapur                       273502 273538
 
Kadam                               242205 272283
 
Mudhole                       244201 244203
 
Bhainsa                       231091 231213
 
Tanoor                               236037 236030
 
Kubeer                               233125 233136
 
 
 
==Do==
 
 
 
==Buy==
 
 
 
Fine quality long staple cotton from the tribal farmers near Kerameri.
 
  
 
==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.

Cities[edit]


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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