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Khammam is the city in Khammam district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is the headquarters of the Khammam district, located in Khammam mandal. It is located about 193km east of the state capital, Hyderabad. On 19 October 2012, Khammam city was upgraded as municipal corporation, which includes 14 surrounding villages. The river Munneru flows on the western side of the town. It has been the head quarters of the district since 1953. it is also a divisional and taluk head quarters. It has a population of 2,84,268 as per 2011 Census with an area of 94.37 Sq. km. It has developed in to an important center of education with three Arts and Science Colleges and other educational institutions. The Government head quarters hospital and the MissionHospital provide higher order medical facilities to the entire region of the town. It is a trading centre for the agricultural produce of its hinder land. It is also an important commercial centre.EtymologyThe name of Khammam was derived from the temple of Nrusimhadri and a local hill. In urdu, a vertical rock is referred as Kamba and the name of Khammam was derived from it by undergoing several changes with names such as, Stamba Sikhari, Stambadri, Kambhadri, Kambham mettu, Khammam mettu.HistoryThe present name of Khammam is said to have been derived from the name of the temple "Narsimhadri," later "Stamba Sikhari," and then it was called "Stambadhri," which has the ancient temple of Narasimha Swamy on its top. This temple is believed to have been existing since Treta Yuga. The vertical rock under the temple is known as 'KAMBA' which literally means pillar. The name of the town Khammam has been derived from "Kambam Mettu" to "Kammammet" or "Khammam Mettu" to the present "Khammam city." The district is also named as Khammam.
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