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A view of Devarakonda Fort
|• Total||28.18 km2 (10.88 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,100/km2 (2,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Devarakonda's history dates back to the 13–14th century. It was ruled by Recherla Padmanayaka Velama dynasty along with their brothers of Rachakonda. Velamas of Devarakonda are only Hindu rulers after kakathiyas who ruled Telugu areas defeating kondaveedu kingdom with capital and base as Devarakonda from Telangana, where Padmanayaka velamas have a strong influence on this area. Velama dhoras of this particular area are the landlords with huge lands (area in acres).It is near to the district Nalgonda which is of 58km.
As of 2001[update] India census, Devarakonda had a population of 37,434. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Devarakonda has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81% and, female literacy is 63%. In Devarakonda, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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