Hyderabad is the capital of Telangana state, located in the south and sixth largest city of India. As per the estimates of UN World Population Prospects, the Hyderabad Population in 2020 is 10 Million (1 Crore). Hyderabad and Secunderabad are the two twin cities partitioned by Hussin sagar lake, popularly called Tank Bund. Hyderabad city has many names like Pearl City, Biryani City, Hi-tech City and Cyberabad. Hyderabad was the capital for both Telugu states from 1956 to 2014 before birfucation in 2014. From year 1990-2000, City of Hyderabad expanded from 170 sq km. to an area of 650 sq km, and has a population of 10,004,144 making it the sixth most populous city in India, in 2007 Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) was formed. It is estimated to be 30 to 35% of migrants coming from different parts of India, made this city as their home due to work prosperous of Industrial, IT and Pharma sector. The Hyderabad state used to be princely state, is in the Telangana region and joined the Union of India in year of 1948 after an military invasion as a part of merging process. In 1956, the Hyderabad State was dissolved as part of the linguistic reorganisation of states, Hyderabad and Telangana was merged with the Telugu speaking Andhra State to form Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad was made capital to Andhra Pradesh till bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in 2014. From 2014 Hyderabad is serving as capital of Telangana.
Hyderabad has an average elevation of 500 meters above sea level. Hyderabad places and buildings reflects a blend of Hindu and Muslim styles. Many of the suburbs close to Hyderabad have been merged into the city after 2000, now called Greater Hyderabad. Popular and more populated places are central to hyderabad are Ameerpet, S.R. Nagar, Erragadda, Banjara Hills, Jublie Hills, Raj Bhavan, Somajiguda, Begumpet, Nampally, Charminar and Khairatabad. Popular places in the north side of Hyderabad are Sanathnagar, Bowenpally, Moosapet, Balanagar, Pathan Cheru, BHEL township and Chanda Nagar, Kukatpally, Lingampally and Nizampet. Places on the north-east side are Malkajgiri, Sainikpuri, Osmania University, Tarnaka, Habsiguda, Marredpally, Bowenpally, Trimulgherry, Secunderabad Cantonment Board and Uppal.
Hyderabad Size and Population
|Hyderabad City(2011)||Hyderabad UA(2020)|
|Population||7.7 million||10 million|
|Area||650 sq km||7,257 sq km|
|Rank||6 (India)||34 (World)|
Religion wise Hyderabad Population
Hyderabad is home to many religions, Hinduism and Islam are the major relgions, According to 2011 census, Hindu population is 4.5 million, followed by 2.1 million with Muslim population. The Christians in Hyderabad are 192,660 people, 17,303 are Sikhs, 20,480 are Jain people and 2,451 are Buddhists.
Source: 2011 Census: Language and Mother Tongue
Languages spoken in Hyderabad
Telugu and Urdu are the widely spoken languages of Hyderabad people. People from various parts of country have made the city their home, such as Gujaratis, Sikhs, Bengalis, Maharastians, Tamils, Kannadigas adn Coastal Andraites.
Below is the disable population stats of Hyderabad.
|Type of disability||Total Persons||Males||Females|
|Total disabled population||294,072||159,490||134,582|
Hyderabad Population age wise
According to Census 2011, the age group of 0-4 years, 304,736 are Male and 280,284 are Females. Between 5-9 years, 315,995 are Male and 293,816 are Females and between 20 to 30 years , 704,349 are male and 760,827 are females.
Hyderabad City was founded by the Quṭb Shahi,the fifth king of the sultan of Golconda in 1591 with estimated population of around on the east bank of the Musi River. As on 1897 San Francisco call, the population in 1897 was estimated to be 415,039, fourth largest in India after Bombay(821,764), Calcutta(771,144) and Madras(452,518). The name Hyderabad was believed to have its earlier name "Bhagyanagar", named after Bhagmati, the mistress, Telugu courtesan of Quli Qutb Shah, But changing from Bhagyanagar to Hyderabad is unknown. A famous bangles market near to Charminar, also called Laad Bazaar, Products like siverware, Kalamari paintings, artivacts, silk and cotton ware have been traded in the city for centuries.