About Korutla

 

 

About Korutla

Koratla (also known as Korutla) is a town and a municipality constitution in the Karimnagar district in Telangana state. Korutla Municipality is established in the year 1988 vide G.O.Ms.No. 295 M.A., Dt:19-05-1988. Korutla Town is upgraded as a 2nd grade Municipality vide G.O. Ms.No. 171 M.A., Dt:16-04-2010 with a population of 66,293 as per 2011 census and spread over 28.00 Sq. Km area. There are 31 wards in the town. The present population of the town is about 85,000.

Geography

koratla is located at 18.82°N 78.72°E, and has an average elevation of 286 metres (938 ft).

Demographics

As of the 2001 Indian census, 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. Korutla, Metpally, Mallapur, Ibrahim Patnam are the 4 mandals in Korutla Constituency, this Constituency stands in Nizamabad Parliament Division. The Population in this Constituency is 2,71,831. In this 13.95% are SC’s, 2.79% ST’s, 10.44% Muslims, 0.36% Christians are there. Voters in this constituency are 1,98,088.

History

it is believed that Korutla got its name during Nizam’s era and was previously known as Koravattu. Predominantly weavers community settlement is there who weave pattu hence it is named as Korapattu, paper industry is also there in Nizam time hence one of the area it is named as Kagithalapatla.Jain Kings constructed a temple called Mahadevaswamy temple in Gadiburuju area.

Temples

The people are religious. Korutla has many temples, including Sai Baba Temple, Ashta lakshmi, Durga Temple, Ayyappa Temple, Nageswara Temple, Ramalayam and Venkateswara Temple. Durga Navaratri, Vinayaka Navaratri, Deepavali, Sri Rama Navami, Sankranti are local festivals. Saibaba Temple was established in 1982.

Mosques

Koratla has many masjid jama masjid, hira, arfat, idgha, meena, rahemaniya, makka, abubakr, sarwar, omar, aysha, bilal,muzdalifa,kakzipura,madeena,ali,

Education

The then Government of Andhra Pradesh established a Veterinary College in 2008, which opened for the 2008-2009 academic year, taking 19 students into the first year Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry course. In 1994 Sri Arunodaya science and commerce degree college established in korutla. In 1995 college management started computer courses, this is the first college introduced computer course through out district.