K. V. Ranga Reddy District is a district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. Ranga Reddy District was formed in 1978 when it was split from Hyderabad district. The district encircles the city and district of Hyderabad, and the city of Hyderabad also serves as the administrative center of the district. It is the most populous district of Andhra Pradesh. The district has 1055 villages and grouped in 37 mandals. The main river in the district is the Moosi which rises in Ananthagiri hills. It flows from West to East, passes Hyderabad city and flows towards Nalagonda district within limits of which, it joins the Krishna River at Wadepally. Another river the Kagna rises in Vikarabad mandal and drains the Vikarkabad and Tandur areas. In this district quartz, felspar and limestone are principal minerals.
Ranga Reddy District was under Hyderabad Nizams rule until 1948. Earlier it was called as Hyderabad rural district. Ranga Reddy district was formed on 15th August 1978 by carving out and deleting he twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, a few surrounding urban settlements of the erstwhile Hyderabad district, which formed the urban core and renamed as Ranga Reddy after Late.
A thousand Gods and the Micro chip meet here in Rangareddy District. Located in the rocky Deccan landscape in Central India, adjacent to the capital of Andhra Pradesh, the Rangareddy District is spread over 7000 sq.km, and has been the meeting ground for various civilizations and religions through the ages. And today it is the fastest growing District in the State, perhaps in the Country. The Shiva temples in the area belong to great antiquity and even the beautiful lakes that dot the District have about them a hundred legends of yore. In utter contrast to the antiquity and mystery are the giant modern structures built by man. The Hi-tech City with its conglomerate of global IT giants like the IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Motorola, the IIIT, the upcoming Knowledge Park, the National Institute of Fashion Technology, the crafts village Shilparamam, all show case mans ingenuity and skill.
Tourist places in Rangareddi
Indian Institute Of Information Technology
Ramoji Film City
Dhola Ri Dhani