Devarakonda is a prominent town of Nalgonda District geographically surrounded by Nampalli, Chalakurthy, Dindi and Mahaboobnagar district. This place was under the rule of Padma Nayaka Velama Raja's. Devarakonda fort is the one of the best visiting place here. Which indicates the history of the Velama Raja's kingdom. And this fort located 107 K.m away from Hyderabad.

Forest occupies 20.85% of the mandal area. Quality Timber is extracted from these forests. The main crops in the region are Cotton, Paddy, Castor, Bajra, Redgram. The major Irrigation projects undertaken are Pendlipaakala, K.BheemanPalli, Parvata Rao, Veda Samudram etc. Permanent Pastures & other grazing lands are 2.38% of the total geographical area. All Degree colleges are affiliated to Osmania University, Hyderabad.

Head Quarters:Devarakonda Area:36055
Population (2001):86584 Avg rain fall per year:650-750 mm
Grampanchayats: 22 Forest Area:7519 Hectare.
No Of villages in the Mandal:152
% to Total geographical Area:32.96
Major Crops: Cotton,Paddy,Castor,Bajra,Redgram.
Land Put to non agriculture:1432 Major Projects:Pendlipaakala, K.BheemanPalli, Parvata rao, Veda Samudram.
Soil Types: Red Sandy, Black soils. Industries: Castor Mill,Alluminium. 
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