TELANGANA GEOGRAPHY – 1
- Telangana is situated on the Deccan Plateau, in the central stretch of the eastern seaboard of the Indian Peninsula
- Area – 114,840 sq km as per 2011 census
Rural : 111104.77 sq km
Urban : 3735.23 sq km
- The region is drained by two major rivers, with about 79% of the Godavari River catchment area and about 69% of the Krishna River catchment area, but most of the land is arid.
- Krishna river enters Telangana at Tangidigi in Krishna mandal in Maktal assembly constituency of Mahabubnagar from Karnataka.
- Telangana is also drained by several minor rivers such as the Bhima, the Manjira and the Musi
- River Godavari enters into Telangana in Nirmal district at Basara. The river flows along the border between Nirmal and Mancherial districts in the north and Nizamabad, Jagityal, Peddapalli Ramagundam districts to its south
- The annual rainfall is between 900 to 1500 mm in northern Telangana and 700 to 900 mm in south Telangana, from the southwest monsoons.
- 12th largest state in India
- 12th most populated state
- The entire region is divided into two main regions namely ghats and peneplains. The surface is dotted with low depressions.
- The region has very valuable coal mines in Ramagundam.
- Telangana is situated in the central stretch of the eastern seaboard of the Indian Peninsula.
- COAL: 20% of the coal deposits in the country is in Telangana. Singareni colleries excavate coal and used it for industrial purposes and for thermal power stations.
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- The monsoon arrives in June and lasts until September with about 755mm (29.7 inches) of precipitation.
- Semi-arid area and has a predominantly hot and dry climate