• Formation: Telangana became the 29th state of India on June 2, 2014, following the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Capital: Hyderabad, a major technological and economic hub.
  • Chief Minister: Revanth Reddy ( 2024 )
  • Governor: Tamilisai Soundararajan ( 2024 )
  • Area: Telangana covers an area of approximately 114,840 square kilometers.
  • Population: With over 35 million people, it is one of the most populous states in India.
  • Density: Around 310 persons per square kilometer.
  • Official Language: Telugu and Urdu.
  • State Animal: Spotted Deer.
  • State Bird: Indian Roller.
  • State Flower: Senna auriculata (Tangedu).
  • State Tree: Prosopis cineraria (Jammi).
  • Krishna River: One of the major rivers flowing through Telangana, supporting agriculture and water supply.
  • Golkonda Fort: A historic fortress in Hyderabad known for its architectural grandeur and diamond mining history.
  • Charminar: An iconic monument in Hyderabad, built in 1591, known for its four grand arches.
  • Ramappa Temple: A UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its intricate Kakatiya architecture.
  • Bonalu Festival: A traditional Hindu festival celebrated in Hyderabad, dedicated to the goddess Mahakali.
  • Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS): The political party founded by K. Chandrashekar Rao, playing a key role in the formation of Telangana.
  • Osman Sagar (Gandipet Lake): A reservoir built during the reign of the last Nizam of Hyderabad.
  • Telangana Liberation Day: Celebrated on September 17 to commemorate the liberation of Hyderabad State.
  • Warangal: Known for its historic sites, including the Thousand Pillar Temple and the Kakatiya Kala Thoranam.
  • Kakatiya Dynasty: Ruled the region during the medieval period, leaving behind impressive architectural marvels.
  • Salar Jung Museum: One of the largest museums in India, located in Hyderabad, showcasing art and artifacts from around the world.
  • Jalavihar Water Park: A popular amusement park and water park in Hyderabad.
  • Hussain Sagar Lake: A large artificial lake built in 1563, separating Hyderabad and Secunderabad.
  • Tribal Festivals: Telangana is home to various tribal communities, each celebrating unique festivals with traditional dance and music.
  • Nizamabad: Named after the last Nizam of Hyderabad, it is an important agricultural and trade center.
  • Dhola-Ri-Dhani: A Rajasthani-themed resort in Hyderabad, offering cultural performances and traditional Rajasthani cuisine.
  • Pochampally Sarees: Handwoven silk and cotton sarees from the town of Pochampally, known for their unique designs.
  • Khammam: Known for its rich history, ancient temples, and the Khammam Fort.
  • Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC): Manages the public transportation system across the state.
  • Himayat Sagar Lake: A reservoir providing water supply to Hyderabad, named after Mir Himayat Ali Khan, the prime minister of the Nizam.
  • Bidar Fort: Located near the Telangana-Karnataka border, known for its architectural and historical significance.
  • Kaleshwaram Project: A major irrigation project on the Godavari River, aimed at enhancing water availability for agriculture.
  • Medak Cathedral: A prominent church in Medak, known for its Gothic Revival architecture.
  • Hyderabad Metro Rail: The rapid transit system connecting various parts of Hyderabad.
  • Yadagirigutta: A famous temple dedicated to Lord Narasimha, attracting pilgrims from across the region.
  • Papikondalu: A range of hills along the Godavari River, known for scenic beauty and boat tours.
  • Bathukamma Festival: A floral festival celebrated with colorful and vibrant flower arrangements, particularly in rural areas.
  • Nalgonda: Known for its historic sites, including the Nandikonda Fort and Panagal Fort.
  • Telangana State Police Academy: Located in Hyderabad, it provides training to police personnel.
  • Adilabad: A district known for its tribal communities, waterfalls, and historical sites like Basar Saraswathi Temple.
  • Telangana State Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (TSIIC): Facilitates industrial development and infrastructure in the state.
  • Siddipet: Known for the historic irrigation project named after the chief engineer, Kaleshwaram Rama Rao.
  • Telangana State Film Development Corporation (TSFDC): Promotes and supports the film industry in the state.
  • Nirmal Toys and Crafts: Handcrafted wooden toys and artifacts from the town of Nirmal, known for intricate designs.
  • Pocharam Wildlife Sanctuary: A sanctuary in Medak district, known for its avian biodiversity.
  • Bhadrachalam: Famous for the Lord Rama temple situated on the banks of the Godavari River.
  • Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary: Home to diverse flora and fauna, located in the Khammam district.
  • Rachakonda Fort: A historic fort near Hyderabad, offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.
  • Nehru Zoological Park: Located in Hyderabad, it is one of the largest zoos in Asia, housing a variety of wildlife species.

  1. Kondapalli Toys: Traditional handcrafted wooden toys made in the Kondapalli village, known for their vibrant colors and intricate designs.

  2. Surendrapuri: A spiritual and mythological theme park near Hyderabad, showcasing replicas of famous Hindu temples and deities.

  3. Jurala Dam: An important reservoir on the Krishna River, providing water for irrigation and power generation.

  4. Rayalaseema Ruchulu: A popular restaurant chain in Hyderabad, offering traditional Andhra and Telangana cuisine.

  5. Nalgonda Sarees: Known for their unique style, these handwoven sarees from Nalgonda are cherished for their craftsmanship.

  6. Palamuru University: A public university located in Mahbubnagar, offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

  7. Bhongir Fort: A historic fort on a monolithic rock, providing panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

  8. Saroornagar Lake: A scenic lake in Hyderabad, offering a peaceful environment for leisure and recreation.

  9. Hyderabad Literary Festival: An annual event that brings together writers, poets, and literary enthusiasts to celebrate literature and culture.

  10. Telangana State Remote Sensing Application Centre (TRAC): Utilizes remote sensing technology for various applications, including agriculture and land-use planning.

  11. Durgam Cheruvu Cable Bridge: A unique cable-stayed bridge over the Durgam Cheruvu lake in Hyderabad, enhancing connectivity.

  12. Telangana Jagruthi: A non-profit organization working towards the cultural and social development of Telangana.

  13. Pillalamarri Banyan Tree: Located in Mahabubnagar, it is one of the largest banyan trees in the world, covering an impressive area.

  14. Birla Mandir, Hyderabad: A Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, situated on a hill offering a panoramic view of the city.

  15. Taramati Baradari: An ancient music and dance complex in Hyderabad, named after a courtesan and singer during the Qutb Shahi era.

  16. Gutta Balaswamy Statue Park: A park in Hyderabad featuring life-sized statues of historical and political figures.

  17. Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station (MGBS): One of the largest bus stations in Asia, connecting Hyderabad to various destinations.

  18. Osmania Medical College (OMC): One of the oldest medical colleges in India, located in Hyderabad.

  19. Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences: A health sciences university in Warangal, catering to medical education and research.

  • Kinnerasani Dam: An irrigation and hydroelectric project on the Kinnerasani River in Bhadradri Kothagudem district.

    1. Golconda Tombs: Located near the Golconda Fort, these tombs belong to the Qutb Shahi rulers and display exquisite architectural styles.

    2. Vemulawada: Famous for the Rajanna Temple dedicated to Lord Raja Rajeshwara Swamy, a pilgrimage site.

    3. Mahabubnagar: Known for its historical landmarks, including the Koilkonda Fort and Alampur Temples.

    4. Telangana Martyrs Memorial: Erected in honor of those who sacrificed their lives during the Telangana Movement for statehood.

    5. Bonalu Jatara: A traditional folk festival celebrated in various parts of Telangana, dedicated to the goddess Mahakali.

    6. Wargal Saraswati Temple: A temple dedicated to Goddess Saraswati, known for its vibrant celebrations during the Saraswati Puja.

    7. Gandhari Khilla: A historic fort near Nalgonda, named after Gandhari, the mother of the Kauravas in the Mahabharata.

    8. Pilgrimage Circuit of Telangana: Includes prominent religious destinations like Yadagirigutta, Basar, and Vemulawada.

    9. Telangana Science Journalists’ Association (TSJA): Promotes the dissemination of scientific knowledge and awareness in the state.

    10. Gudem Satyanarayana Swamy Temple: A popular temple in Warangal dedicated to Lord Satyanarayana Swamy.

    11. Suryapet: Known for its historic significance and the popular Chaya Someswara Temple.

    12. Kumram Bheem Asifabad: Named after the tribal leader Komaram Bheem, it is a district with rich cultural diversity.

    13. Manair Dam: A major irrigation and drinking water project on the Manair River in Karimnagar district.

    14. Telangana State Model Schools (TSMS): A government initiative to provide quality education to students across the state.

    15. Kolanupaka Jain Temple: An ancient Jain temple with historical and architectural importance.

    16. Mid Manair Dam: Another important dam on the Manair River, contributing to irrigation and water storage.

    17. Nijamabad: Known for its historical sites, including the Nizamabad Fort and Dichpally Ramalayam.

    18. Telangana Tourism Development Corporation (TSTDC): Promotes tourism and manages hospitality services in the state.

    19. Telangana State Institute of Telugu (TSIT): Works towards the promotion and development of the Telugu language.