Nagarkurnool District, Telangana State. Government of Telangana is created New District for Nagarkurnool. it is the business and education center for the surrounding villages and towns.
Nagarkurnool was the second fully computerized panchayat office in Telangana State, after Ramachandrapuram, Medak district.
Nagarkurnool is located between 16.48 degrees northern longitude and 78.32 eastern latitude. The town is situated approximately 458m above sea level. Nagarkurnool lies in a semi-arid tropical region. Recently it upgraded into a Nagar Panchayat.
Nagarkurnool has a history dating back more than 500 years. One version of the story says that Nagarkurnool was named after the Kings Nagana and Kandana, brothers who ruled the present day Nagarkurnool and surrounding area. The village Naganool (which was named after Nagana) still exists, approximately 1 km southeast of Nagarkurnool.
Around 110 or 120 years ago, Nagarkurnool was a main junction for transport and district headquarters for most of the south Telangana region. Farmers traveling in this area would buy and apply kandena (grease) for their carts. This story says the name of the town comes from the name Kandanool, meaning “he who sells kandena”, which eventually became Kurnool and then Nagarkurnool.
NagarKurnool Mandal Villages
NagarKurnool is mandal HQ. There r 25 villages in this mandal(Mdl code-40) of Mahbubagar Dt, & the villages are :
1 NALLAVELLI, 2 UYYALAWADA, 3 NAGARKURNOOL (U),4 YENDABETLA, 5 BHEEMARAM (D), 6 CHANDAYAPALLE, 7 GAGGALPALLE, 8 MALKAPUR, 9 VENKATAPUR, 10 PULJAL, 11 MANTHATI, 12 DESHITKYAL, 13 NAGANUL, 14 LAXMAPURAM (D), 15 SRIPURAM, 16 BONDALAPALLE,17 THOODU KURTHY, 18 PEDDAPURAM, 19 GUDIPALLE, 20 AURASPALLE, 21 VANAPATLA, 22 NARSAIPALLE, 23 CHANDUBATLA, 24 GANYAGULA, 25 PEDDAMUDNUR
Nagarkurnool consist of 28 Villages and 20 Panchayats . Chandayapalle is the smallest Village and Thoodukurthy is the biggest Village . It is in the 545 m elevation(altitude)