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Bodhan is located in Telangana
Bodhan is located in India
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 18°40′N 77°54′E / 18.67°N 77.9°E / 18.67; 77.9Coordinates: 18°40′N 77°54′E / 18.67°N 77.9°E / 18.67; 77.9
Country India
State Telangana
District Nizamabad
 • Type Indian govt
 • Body MLA
 • Total 21.40 km2 (8.26 sq mi)
Elevation 357 m (1,171 ft)
Population (2011)[2][3]
 • Total 77,553
 • Density 3,600/km2 (9,400/sq mi)
 • Official Telugu, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 503 185, 503 180
Telephone code +91–8467
Vehicle registration TS 16

Bodhan is a town in Nizamabad district of the Indian state of Telangana.[2] Bodhan is primarily known for the Nizam Sugar Factory and some historical sites.


As of 2011 India census,[4] Bodhan had a population of 77,573. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Bodhan has an average literacy rate of 66%, lower than the national average of 74.04%; with male literacy of 71% and female literacy of 61%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Government and politics[edit]

Civic administration

Bodhan Municipality was constituted in 1952 and is classified as a second grade municipality with 35 election wards. The jurisdiction of the civic body is spread over an area of 21.40 km2 (8.26 sq mi).[1]


  1. ^ a b "Urban Local Body Information" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Telangana. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "District Census Handbook – Karimnagar" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 11,36. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2016-07-18.