Karimnagar also known as Elagandula (old name) is a city and district capital in the state of Telangana, India. Karimnagar is a large urban complex and the fifth largest city in the state. It is administered by a municipal corporation and is the capital of Karimnagar district. It is located on the banks of the River Manair, which is a tributary of the Godavari River. It is the third-largest and fastest-growing urban agglomeration in the state, according to the 2011 census. It recorded population growth rates of 45.46% and 38.87D44, respectively, over two decades. from 1991 to 2011, this is the highest growth rate among the major cities in Telangana. It serves as a major educational and medical center for the northern districts of Telangana. It is a major business center and is widely known for its agricultural and granite industries, earning it the nickname "Granite City". It has been selected as one of hundreds of cities in India to be developed as smart city under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship smart city mission replacing Hyderabad based on request of Telangana Minister K Chandrashekar Rao . Satavahana dynasty Kotilingala now in Jagtial district was the first capital of the Satavahana kingdom (230 BC-220 AD). Formerly known as Sabbinadu, inscriptions dating from the Kakatiya dynasty of kings Prola II and Prataparudra found at Karimnagar and Srisailam attest to the rich history of the area. Archaeological excavations at Pedda Bonkur, Dhulikatta and Kotilingalu show that the area was once ruled by Satvahanas, Mauryas and Asaf Jahis. Modern era It became a district in 1905. It was formerly part of Hyderabad State and later became part of Hyderabad State in 1948 after Hyderabad State was incorporated into the Union of India. It then became part of Andhra Pradesh state on 1 November 1956 after the Telugu speaking area of ??Hyderabad state merged with Andhra state. After nearly 6 decades of migration for Telangana State, on 2nd June 2014 the state became part of the newly created Telangana State under the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act 2014. Karimnagar has a population of 297,447 within its social boundaries, according to the 2011 census, making it the fourth largest city in the state of Telangana. The urban agglomeration of Karimnagar comprises the municipality and urban development agency with a population of 489,985. Besides these areas of great development, there are many suburban areas in the suburbs, which are merged into the boundaries of societies. It is the most populous city in Telangana, with a density of 11,114 people per square kilometer. Karimnagar town has a literacy rate of 85.82% which is the highest urban literacy rate in Telangana state. Karimnagar's urban concentration has a literacy rate of 84.93%, which is close to the national urban average of 85%. The male and female literacy rates in the Karimnagar metropolitan area are 91.06% and 78.69%, respectively. Find and hire a top agency or company for your next big project related to Digital Marketing, Advertising, Social Media Marketing, Content Writing, Market Research, PR, Email Marketing, Mobile App Development, Web Design, Web application development, Media Planning and many more in India and other countries on AgencyNetwork.