Nagarkurnool is a district in the southern part of Telangana with the town of Nagarkurnool being the district headquarters. The district was carved from the Mahbubnagar district. This district is spread over an area of 6,545.00 square kilometers.
The history of the region dates back to more than 500 years. It is believed that Nagarkurnool was named after the two Kings called Nagana and Kandana, who were brothers too. According to 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 8, 93,308. The district has four revenue divisions namely Achampet, Nagarkurnool, Kalwakurthy and Kollapur.
Mannanur is a tribal hamlet where tourists can explore the wonders of the Nagarjuna Sagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve’s western wing. This is the largest tiger reserve in India. The Nagarjunasagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve also serves as one of the popular wildlife sanctuaries in the country. MallelaTheertham waterfall, one of the most enthralling places in Telangana is located in a picturesque valley of the Nallamala forest range and it is also famous for a Shiva temple. Uma Maheswaram is a sacred location, also considered as the north gateway of Srisailam. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva in the form of Uma MaheswaraSwamy along with his consort Umadevi. The district is also home to highly popular and truly exotic eco-tourism destination called Somasila, located near Kollapur. It is located close to the backwaters of the Srisailam dam.