Facts about Telangana: Capital of Telangana – Hyderabad
Official Language of Telangana – Telugu
Main Languages of Telangana – Telugu, Urdu
Area of Telangana – 1,14,840 Sq Km
Area Rank of Telangana – 12th
Population of Telangana – 3,51,93,978
Population Rank of Telangana – 12th
Population Density of Telangana – 310 / Sq Km
Literacy rate of Telangana – 66.5 %
Sex Ratio of Telangana – 993 females per 1000 maleLiteracy Rate – 66.5 %
No of Districts of Telangana – 33 Assembly and council seats – 119 + 40 (Bicameral)
Lok sabha seats of Telangana – 17
Rajya sabha seats of Telangana – 7
Telangana state created On – 2 June 2014
First Chief Minister of Telangana – K Chandrashekar Rao (incumbent)
First Governor of Telangana – E S L Narsimhan (incumbent)
Highest peak of Telangana – Doli (in Deccan Plateau)
State Symbols of Telangana
State Tree of Telangana – Jammi Chettu
State Flower of Telangana – Tangedu Puvvu
State Fruit of Telangana – Mango
State Animal of Telangana – Spotted dear
State Bird of Telangana – Pala pitta
Famous Persons in Telangana State
Zakir Husain – First Muslim President of India and famous politician. He was born in Hyderabad (now in Telangana)
P V Narsimha Rao – The famous politician and 9th Prime Minister of India . He was born in Karimnagar district of the telangana state.
Ali Yavar Jung – He is a famous Indian diplomat to many European and Arabian countries. He also served as Governor of Maharashtra. He was born in Hyderabad state.
Dia Mirza – She is the popular actress and winner of Miss Asia Pacific (year 2000). She was born in Hyderabad on 9 Dec 1981.
V V S Laxman – Famous test cricketer of Indian team was born in Hyderabad on 1 Nov 1974.
P V Sindhu – Famous badminton player who won silver medal in Rio Olympics 2016. She was born in Hyderabad.
Saina Nehwal – Famous Badminton player who won bronze medal in badminton in London Olympics 2012. She was born in Hisar of Haryana but resides in Hyderabad. She was also the first Indian to win Olympic medal in Badminton.