Khammam district
Khammam district

Khammam District is a locale in Telangana, India. It had a populace of 2,565,412 of which 19.81% were urban starting 2001 enumeration. Khammam town
is the locale home office. The present name of Khammam is determined its name after a nearby slope, which was called as ‘Stambhadri’. The town was called with distinctive names beginning with Stambhadri, Kambhadri, Kambham mettu, Khammam mettu and after that at long last as Khammam.

The Godavari River enters Khammam locale from Warangal area and streams about 250 km over the region. Khammam region is one of the “Coal mining locale of India.”the area has the Singareni Colleries head town , Kothagudem which is additionally called “Coal town of South India.” It is at present a piece of the Red Corridor.

History

Prehistory : Paleolithic man probably roamed around the areas of lower Godavari valley and the surroundings of Bhadrachalam, Kothagudem, Sathupally and Paloncha Taluks in the district. Prehistoric rock paintings were found near Neeladri konda near Lankapalli of Sathupally Taluk.

Megalithic Dolmens were found at Janampet of Pinapaka Taluk. Megalithic site on the campus of Government Degree college in Khammam has yielded pottery and skeletal remains. Kistapuram and Padugonigudem villages in Gundala Taluk of the district were rich in Megalithic cultural remnants explored and discovered recently.

Buddhism : The southern parts of Khammam district flourished as famous Buddhist centers along with Amaravathi and Vijayapuri along the rivulets Munneru, Wyra and Murredu. Important Buddhist sites in the district are Nelakondapalli, Mudigonda, Aswaraopeta and Karukonda near Kothagudem.

Khammam is divided into 4 revenue areas and 42 Mandals.

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Tourist attractions in Karimnagar

Bhadrachalam, Khammam, Papi Kondalu, Parnasala, Sitaramachandra Swamy Temple, Abhaya Anjaneya Temple, Khammam Fort, Nelakondapalli, Stambhadri Narasimha Swamy Temple, Pattisam, Veerabhadra Temple, Boating, Water Falls, Water Streams are the Tourist destinations to Visit.