Location of Mangapet
Mangapet is located at 18 degree and 51 minutes north to 81 degree 15 minutes east to 17 degree 80.58 minutes east. Mangapet has an average elevation of 502 metres. It is about 120 kilometres from Warangal District and 260 kilometres from Hyderabad, the capital city of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
History of Mangapet
History of Mangapet deals with the dark history of medieval era. This village witnessed the torture to the peasants by the Nizams and the Mughal rulers. This village fell under the feudal kingship of Nizams of Hyderabad. The history of Mangapet spans nearly 600 years.
Climate of Mangapet
Mangapet enjoys clean and clear weather. Mangapet has three distinguishable seasons: summer, monsoon, and winter. Summer begins in late February and ends in early June. Monsoon season starts in late June and ends in early October. The winter in Mangapet is pleasant and lasts from late October until early February. The large areas of forests result in cooler temperatures in the early morning and evening, with warmer daytime temperatures. During monsoon there is little or no humidity. It is the best time to visit Mangapet. The average winter temperature ranges in between 20 degree Celsius to 23 degree Celsius.
Economy of Mangapet
The economy of Mangapet is predominantly agricultural. Cotton was a major cash crop in the early 1990s. However, the cotton sector saw trouble in recent years, leaving Mangapet a mostly rice-growing region. Most of the farmers now grow rice, both for subsistence and trade.
Culture of Mangapet
Telugu language is the language spoken by the majority of the population in Mangapet. Both traditional attire, such as saree and dhoti, and modern dress styles are worn. Some major Hindu festivals, such as Bathukamma Festival , Dussehra, Diwali, and Sankranti, are celebrated in Mangapet. Bathukamma festival is very famous and is celebrated by the women worshiping the goddess for nine days with various flowers. Mangapet also hosts the Sammakka Saralamma Jatara or congregation. Bonalu Festival is symbolic element of Telangana region and in this village also.