Telangana


Capital: 
Hyderabad

Largest city: 
Hyderabad

No. Of districts: 
10

Area: 
114,840 sq.km(44,340 sq mi)

Language: 
Telugu, Urdu

Date of establishment: 
2nd June 2014

Population: 
35,193,978

Literacy Rate: 
66.50%310/sq.km (790 /sq mi)

Agriculture: 
Rice is the major food crop and staple food of the state. Other important crops are Maize, Tobacco, Mango, Cotton and Sugar cane

Industry: 
Automobiles and auto components industry, spices, mines and minerals, textiles and apparels, pharmaceutical, horticulture, poultry farming

Neighbouring States: 
The state shares its borders with Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh to the north, and Karnataka to the west, and Andhra Pradesh to the south, east and north east.

Art & Culture: 

(a) Classical dance forms (Sastriya Nrutyam) such as Kuchipudi, AndhraNatyam, Bhamakalapam, Veeranatyam; and folk dances such as Butta bommalu, TappetaGullu, Lambadi, Dhimsa, and Chindu.
(b) Festivals:  Sankranti, Maha Shivaratri, Ugadi or the Telugu New Year,Sri Rama Navami, Varalakshmi Vratam, Vinayaka Chaviti, Dasara, Atla Tadde, Deepavali, Deepothsavam during the Deepavali season.

Animal: 
Chital (Zinka)

Bird: 
Pala Pitta (Coracias benghalensis)