Places to visit in Adilabad
Area : 16,128 sq.km
Temperature Range :
Summer : Max 46°C and Min 30°C. (125F – 81.56F Approx.)
Winter : Max 31°C and Min 15°C (84.26F – 40.78F Approx.)
Rainfall : Seasonal, 1045 mm
The Adilabad district is bounded by Maharastra State in the East, West and North directions, Karimnagar and Nizamabad districts in the South direction.
Rivers : Godavari, Penganga, Pranahita and Kadem,
Major Places : Adilabad, Nirmal, Bellampalli, Mandamarri, Sirpur, Mancheryal, Lakshettipeta.
Tourist Places : Pranahita, kawal and Sivaram Wildlife Sanctuary, Kadam Dam, Pochera and Kuntala waterfalls.
Pilgrimage Centers : Basar, Utnoor and Keshlapur Temples.
Handicrafts : Nirmal Paintings and Toys and Bell Metal Craft
This district was earlier called as Ethlabad. This place was under the rule of the kakatiya Velma and Qutubshahi and Asaf Jahin Kings. This district was formed in the year 1905.
The District is occupied with 50% of Forest area, and Hosts Three wild life sanctuaries. 1.Pranahita is famous for Tigers, Jaguars, Deer and different Birds, 2.Shivaram is famous for Crocodiles, Monkeys, Foxes and Spotted deer, 3.Kawal is famous for Tigers, Jaguars, Deer’s and Panthers. The mineral Wealth found in this district is Coal, Hematite. The Bamboo’s from the forest feeds the Sirpur paper mill at Sirpur Khaghaz Nagar, which was established in 1938
World Famous Nirmal Paintings and Toys, and Bell Metal Craft are the handicrafts of this District. The temple of Goddess Saraswathi, the one and only temple of this deity in South India, located at Basar is a famous pilgrim place. The water sources to this district are Kadem Project at Lakkipet, Vattivagu Project on Vattivagu, Satnalavagu project on Rallavagu and Chelamalavagu project on Chelamalavagu at Ekkapally village. Pochampadu Reservoir on river Godavari caters the water supply to the farm fields.