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Koratla
koravattu
Korutla
Town
Koratla is located in Telangana
Koratla
Koratla
Location in Telangana, India
Koratla is located in India
Koratla
Koratla
Koratla (India)
Coordinates: 18°49′17″N 78°42′43″E / 18.8215°N 78.7119°E / 18.8215; 78.7119Coordinates: 18°49′17″N 78°42′43″E / 18.8215°N 78.7119°E / 18.8215; 78.7119
Country  India
State Telangana
District Jagtial
Region

Deccan


Mla= k vidya sagar rao

Mp= k kavitha
Government
 • Body Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 22.96 km2 (8.86 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 287 m (942 ft)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 66,504
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu, Urdu
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 505326
Telephone code 08725
Website telangana.gov.in

Koratla is a town in the Jagtial district of the Indian state of Telangana.[4]It is a municipality and the headquarters of Koratla mandal ,and headquarters of its own assembly constituency

Geography[edit]

Koratla is located at 18°49′17″N 78°42′43″E / 18.8215°N 78.7119°E / 18.8215; 78.7119 and at an altitude of 287 m (942 ft).[2] The village is spread over an area of 22.79 km2 (8.80 sq mi).[3]

Temples[edit]

SaiBaba Temple: On N.H 63, on the bank of "Sairam River", a large lord shirdi sai baba temple is located, which is 2 km from Korutla bus stand. Bus facility and private auto facility is provided daily from here.

It is known as "SECOND SHIRDI". As it is the largest temple with premises over 20 acres and has good faith of many devotees, and pilgrims. Many people from different places often visit the Temple to offer prayers. Especially on the very next day of "Dussara" festival, this temple reminds shirdi, by the pilgrims, devotees and people from all over places. On this special day called "SRI SHIRDI SAI BABA PUNYATHITHI" thousands of people visit it. It is a special festival for the people of korutla and villages around it. Devotees wait 3 to 4 hours inline to get the "darshan" on this special day.

In 1980, 6 acers land was taken by the "SAI BAB BAKTHA SAMAJAM" of Korutla to built a temple. in the beginning it was a small temple which had small marble statue of lord sai baba. Later the present statue was presented by a devotee, which is just one inch lesser than the statue of shirdi. So far temple organisation has built a library, function hall, dharmashala, dhunishala, quarters for priests, and also administrative building by the funds generated locally and from devotees offers.

Koti Navadurga Temple: Sri Markandeya mandir was built in the time of Nizam's era in korutla, which is known to be the first temple in the state of Hyderabad built against Nizam rules in 1925. Recently, "KOTINAVADURGA SHIVA MARKANDEYA TEMPLE", was built in same place by "GANESH NAVADURGA MANDALI" by locals' generous donations. It was built on one crore (10 million) photos (pratimas) of Durga Devi. A Shiva Markandeya temple was also built next to it.

Every year on the occasion of dussara (Vijayadashami), temple conducts various programs for 9 days (Durga

Navarathri), where the devotees, people from local community offer Prayers.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 Indian census,[5] Koratla had a population of 54,121, 50% male and 50% female. Koratla had an average literacy rate of 60%, approximately equal to the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 51%. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Government and politics[edit]

Civic administration

Koratla Municipality was constituted in 1988 and is classified as a second grade municipality with 31 election wards. Koratla is the headquarters of its own assembly constituency. The jurisdiction of the civic body is spread over an area of 22.96 km2 (8.86 sq mi).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Urban Local Body Information" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Telangana. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 June 2016. Retrieved 28 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Koratla, India". fallingrain.com.
  3. ^ a b "District Census Handbook – Karimnagar" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 12, 50. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  4. ^ "District Administration – Formation/Reorganization of District, Revenue Divisions and Mandals in Jagitial District – Final Notification - Orders – Issued" (PDF). Jagtial District. Retrieved 25 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.

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