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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Adilabad is one of the famous cities in India. Adilabad is a town and a municipality in Adilabad district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It has a population of 108,233. It is the headquarters of the district of the same name. The district occupies an area of 16,105 square kilometers and has a population of 2,479,347 in 2006. It is fifth largest district in the state of Andhra Pradesh. There are 7 municipalities in the district. The forest area of the district is 6944.5 square kilometers.
 
Adilabad derives its name from the erstwhile ruler of Bijapur, Ali Adil Shah. It was created out of a sub-district named Sirpur-Tandur in 1905. Adilabad has been home to a variety of cultures. Owing to its position at the border of central and southern India, it has been ruled by North Indian dynasties like the Mughals and the Mauryas and South Indian dynasties like the Satavahanas and the Chalukyas. It has an average elevation of 264 metres.
 
As of 2001 India censusGRIndia, Adilabad had a population of 108,233. Males constitute 51 percent of the population and females 49 percent. Adilabad has an average literacy rate of 65 percent, higher than the national average of 59.5 percent; with 57 percent of the males and 43 percent of females literate. 14 percent of the population is under 6 years of age.
 
The current culture of the district incorporates significant elements of the neighboring Marathi culture into the native Telugu culture. The rivers Godavari, Penganga and Wardha drain the region. Basara houses a temple dedicated to the goddess of learning, Saraswathi that is well-known within the state. There is a highest waterfall situated at Kuntala. Kuntala waterfalls, near Kuntala, is the highest waterfall in the state. Kawal Wild life santury, near by Jannaram, is famous for birds that migrate here during June July. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Adilabad enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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