Geography of Warangal

Warangal is located in the Telangana region of Indian state of Andhra Pradesh and is the fourth largest city of the state. Warangal is the biggest city and largest municipal of Warangal district. The city is located at a distance of about 188 Km from Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh. Warangal district is spread across an area of 12,846 square kilometers. Warangal is located at 18.0' N 79.58? E on the southern part of India and has an average elevation of 302 meters (990 feet). The region is full of water resources and comprises many lakes, which provides water for irrigation purpose of land.
Warangal is bordered by Medak District to the west, Nalgonda District to the southwest, Khammam District to the east and southeast, and Karimnagar District to the north.

Geography of Warangal

Distance Chart from Warangal to Nearby Localities and Other Important Cities

Warangal to Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh) - 236 km
Warangal to Karimnagar (Andhra Pradesh) - 119 Km
Warangal to Khammam (Andhra Pradesh) - 113 Km
Warangal to Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) - 188 km
Warangal to Nalgonda (Andhra Pradesh) - 162 Km
Warangal to Nellore (Andhra Pradesh - 509 Km
Warangal to Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) - 485 Km
Warangal to Bangalore (Karnataka) - 770 km
Warangal to Chennai (Tamil Nadu)- 690 km
Warangal to Pune (Maharashtra) – 745 Km
Warangal to Goa (Goa) – 856 Km
Warangal to Kerala (Kerala) – 1135 Km
Warangal to Mumbai (Maharashtra) - 894 km
Warangal to New Delhi (Delhi) - 1550 km

Climate of Warangal

Warangal is famous for its predominantly hot and dry climate throughout the year. Travel during summers is not advisable as the summers are quiet hot and unpleasant, but one can definitely visit the place in winters as the same is rather cold and enjoyable. In the summer months temperature usually ranges between 30oCelsius to 42oCelsius with an average temperature of 32oCelsius. In winters the temperature hovers round 14oCelsius to 28oCelsius. The annual average temperature stands at 26oCelsius and annual rainfall stands at 666.36 mm in the region. Monsoon usually lasts from June to September and is hot and humid.

Best Time to Visit Warangal

Warangal is full on heritage monuments, ancient temples and lakes. Although you can visit any place any time, but it is always advisable to visit the place at its best season to enjoy more. Warangal can be visited from October to March to enjoy the charismatic beauty of the place.

Demographics of Warangal

Warangal covers an area of 12,846 Sq Km and the population of Warangal city is 6,20,116 as per the census of 2011. Male and female population of the area stands at 3,10,400 and 3,09,716 respectively. Literacy rate is pretty high in the area and stands at 84.16 percent total including 91.54 % male literacy and 76.79 % female literacy rate. Sex ratio of the city stands at 998 females per 1000 males and child sex ratio stands at 948 girls per 1000 boys. Child population (0-6 years of age) of the city stands at 8.93% of total population. Main language spoken here is Telugu with English and Hindi as the secondary languages.

Facts and figures

Name of the city - Warangal
Region - Telangana
Name of the state - Andhra Pradesh
Known For - Heritage
Time Zone - IST (UTC 5:30)
Country code of India - 0091 or 91
City code / STD code of Warangal - 0870
Population - 620,116  (Year 2011)
Official Languages - Telugu
Other Languages - Urdu, Hindi and English

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