Ghanpur is located in the semi-arid region of Telangana. Zaffergadh has a predominantly hot and dry climate. The summers start in the month of March, and peak in May with average high temperatures in the 42 degree Celsius range. The monsoon arrives in the moth of June and lasts until September with about 550 millimetres of precipitation. A dry, mild winter starts in late November and lasts until early February, when there is little humidity and average temperatures in the 22 degree Celsius to 23 degree Celsius.
Ghanpur was originally called Ganapavaram. This was named after the Kakatiya king Ganapati Deva. In turn it has been known as Ganapuram, Ghanapur, and now Ghanpur, taken from Station Ghanpur when Nizam State Railways constructed railway from Secunderabad to Kazipet via Ghanpur.
Ghanpur is well known for the temple of Mother. Every year lakhs of people visit this temple and worship the deity Mother. The mother is worshiped in the name of Agni Durga, one of the forms of Nava Durgas. People of Ghanpur believe that she will protect her devotees from all evils.
Ghanpur is also well known for Dr. Columbus, an Italian immigrant, who initially stayed here before building several educational institutions in a nearby village called Karunapuram.
Ghanpur in Warangal District was not very much known until Kadiyam Srihari had been elected from this constituency. He has done lots of development and so many good works which brought this constituency in the Map of Andhra Pradesh. Now this village is included in the Map of Telangana.
Ghanpur is a one of the major constituencies of Warangal District in Telangana. This constituency is well connected with rail and road. There is a small railway station in Ghanpur. Earlier, the Government of Andhra Pradesh was converting Ghanpur Lake into Reservoir through Devadula Project. Now this project falls under Government of Telangana. This helps to irrigate thousands of acres of land and provide drinking water.
In Ghanpur, there are some famous pilgrimage centres. People from far off place come and visit this place with much admiration. Palakurthi is about 22 kilometres away from Station Ghanpur. While passing through this place, one can find Bammera the native place of Pothana, who translated Bhagavata Purana from Sanskrit language to Telugu Language. He was a Telugu and Sanskrit scholar.