Telangana is a state in southern India. Before, it was part of Hyderabad State. It became the 29th state of India on 2nd June 2014. It has a population of 39.12 Million as per 2017 census. Its capital is Hyderabad,being the largest city. Hyderabad was built by Quli Qutub Shah 400 years back on the banks of river Musi, with the world famous Charminar as its centre. The rivers flowing through Telangana are Krishna, Godavari, Bhima, Manjira, Musi and Paleru. Telangana is a land locked state with Maharashtra, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, and Andhra Pradesh as its border states. Hyderabad is known as "City of Pearls".
There are 10 Districts in Telangana viz., Adilabad, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Mahaboobnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Rangareddy, Warangal,(arranged alphabetically). Present CM KCR changed them into 32 districts viz., nirmal ,komarambheem, jegityala, kammareddy, pedapali, sidipet, hanumakonda, jayashenkar, sangareddy, yadadri, suryapet, shamshabad, vanaparti, nagarkarnool, etc.including old districts
Coal reserves in Telangana,were first found at Singareni in khammam District. Hyderabad is known for IT-Hubs.T-Hub started by Telangana government is first of its kind, promoting the startups in the state.
Telangana has its own slang of Telugu language,and is also known for its featured telangana songs namely "Janapadha Geethalu".As in the culture,the state of telangana,celebrates festivals like Bonalu, Bathukamma. Sammakka -Saralamma Jathara is the second largest in India after the Kumbh Mela.
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