24 November, 2020

Colour Of Elation

A fractious passage later, Telangana is born. The people of Hyderabad swing between rootedness and sudden alienation.

Getty Images (From Outlook 03 March 2014)
Colour Of Elation

Hyderabad Brews

A metropolis in numbers

  • 1591 Year when the city was founded
  • 650 Area in square kilometres area
  • 9.1 million Population of Hyderabad; 69% Hindu, 27% Muslim
  • 2 Lok Sabha seats, 13 assembly constituencies
  • 83% Literacy rate; Rs 55,856 per capita income per annum
  • 1,149 No. of IT companies in city; 4.7 million internet users
  • 75.2% City’s contribution to sales tax; Rs 70,000 cr revenue
  • 100 No. of biotech companies in Genome Valley
  • 80 No. of offices of foreign IT cos in Hyderabad
  • 350,000 No. of working software professionals
  • 15 No. of universities, including two central varsities
  • 320 No. of engineering colleges
  • 6.2 million No....


    To read this piece, and more such stories in India's most exciting and exacting magazine, plus get access to our 25-year archives goldmine, please subscribe.

More from Madhavi Tata

Latest Magazine

November 30, 2020

other articles from the issue

articles from the previous issue

Other magazine section