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Telangana (India)


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    • Telingana (India)
    • State of Telangana (India)
    • Telengana (India)
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        (aat) States (political divisions)
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    • Telengana (India)
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    • found: Telaṅgāṇā pōrāṭa kadhalu, 1982:t.p. (Telaṅgānā)
    • found: BGN, 8/25/83(Telengana, area, 18-00N 79-30E; variants: Telingana, Andhra)
    • found: The Statesman's yrbk., 1958:p. 168 (Andhra was constituted a separate state on 10/1/1953 on its partition from Madras. To this region was added on 11/01/56 the Telengana area of Hyderabad State)
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(region; 18°00ʹ00ʺN 079°30ʹ00ʺE)
    • found: Wikipedia, Feb. 6, 2014(Telangana is a region in the state of Andhra Pradesh that may become the 29th state of India. It was once part of Hyderabad State (Medak and Warangal divisions). On 30 July 2013, the ruling Congress party resolved to request the Central government to take steps in accordance with the Constitution to form a separate state of Telangana (the 29th state of India). The city of Hyderabad would serve as the joint capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for ten years. On 3 October 2013, the Union Cabinet approved the creation of a new state of Telangana by bifurcating the existing state of Andhra Pradesh. On 5 December 2013, Cabinet approved the Telangana draft bill prepared by the Group of Ministers (GoM). The bill awaits approval by Parliament before Telangana becomes the 29th state of the union; coordinates 18°N 79°E)
    • found: GEOnet, Feb 6, 2014(Telengana (approved); variants: Andhra; Telangana; Telingana; area; India, ADM1: Andhra Pradesh; 18°00ʹ00N 079°30ʹ00ʹE = 18 79.5)
    • found: GEOnet, May 21, 2015(Telangana (approved); State of Telangana; variants: Andhra; Telengana; Telingana; area; India, ADM1: Telangana 17°50ʹ00N 079°05ʹ00ʹE)
    • found: Telangana State website, viewed May 21, 2015(Telangana is the 29th state of India, formed on the 2nd of June 2014. The state has an area of 1,14,840 Sq Km and has a population of 3,52,86,757. The Telangana region was part of the Hyderabad state from Sept 17th 1948 to Nov 1st 1956, until it was merged with Andhra state to form the Andhra Pradesh state.) - http://www.telangana.gov.in/
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    • 1984-12-27: new
    • 2019-07-02: revised
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