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Localities in Hyderabad

Hyderabad is an old commercial centre in Andhra Pradesh and has a number of localities, each contributing in the growth of this city. Some of the well known localities here are Abids, Ameerpet, Begumpet, Banjara Hills, Dilsukh Nagar, Jubilee Hills, Koti, Mehdipatnam, Punjagutta, Gandhi Nagar, Kamla Nagar etc.

Localities and Areas in Hyderabad


Abid locality owes its name to a shop owned by Albert Abid in this region. He was the valet of Nizam IV of Hyderabad. This is an important shopping hub of Hyderabad with major business houses setting up base in this area. The Hollywood, Jagdish market, Brand Factory, Taj Mahal Hotel, Park Hotel, Annapurna Hotel are famous landmarks in Abids. BSNL office and GHMC (Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation) too have offices here apart from banks, hospitals and cinema halls.
Pin Code of Abids: 500001


Buzzing with commercial activity, this area is known for software training institutes and retail outlets such as Big Bazaar, RS Bros., Saradhi studios and Chandana Bros. Ameerpet is located in the north-west region of Hyderabad and is a busy area in terms of crowd and traffic.
Pincode of Ameerpet: 500038

Banjara Hills

A major urban commercial centre of Hyderabad is Banjara Hills. If you love to visit malls and dine in god hotels, head straight for this district in Hyderabad. From City Centre mall, Midtown and Alcazar Plaza and clearly marked roads to professional colleges, Banjara hills qualifies as a self sufficient town in itself.  Road No.1 is famous with Vengal Rao Park and Taj Banjara and Taj Krishna to cater to your impeccable taste!
Pincode of Banjara Hills: 500034



Begumpet derives its name from Basheer Ul-Unnisaa Begum, daughter of II Nizam of Hyderabad who received this area as part of her dowry. Years, ahead, Begumpet is a commercial as well as residential area with Begumpet Airport in the vicinity. The long-standing Begumpet Flyover (or Greenlands) connects this area  to other localities of Hyderabad.

Medical Centres, schools, markets and malls --- you will find them all here! Enjoy a short visit to shopper's stop, Mebaz or Lifestyle and rejuvenate yourself. Begumpet locality comprises of software companies such as Satyam Computers and Fast Forward Technologies along with a few Government offices.
Pincode of Begumpet: 500016


Looking for some moments of leisure? Or shopping? You will be surprised to learn that Dilsukhnagar has 13 movie theatres!You would call it total entertainment, isn't it? Ganga theatre is the largest of them all. You can also visit Ashtalakshmi temple and Sai Baba temple here.

Dilsukhnagar extends from TV tower to Kothapet and is densely populated and is an amalgamation of old as well as modern way of living. SBI Colony, SBH Colony AB Colony and Revenue Board Colony are few residential colonies in this locality. There is bus depot too in this area which renders commuting to and from Dilsuhnagar to other parts of Hyderabad  easy.
Pincode of Dilsukhnagar: 500036

Jubilee Hills

Towards the west of Hyderabad, lies this posh locality known as Jubilee Hills. Banjara Hills and HITEC City are nearby. KBR National park attracts visitors from far and near. Business tycoons, politicians and movie stars reside here. A must visit place for Telugu Film buffs! It is thus quite obvious that this area is a hub of studios with names like Annapurna studios, Ramanaidu studios and Padmalaya studios and headquarters of major political parties.
Pincode of Jubilee Hills: 500033

Koti locality

Koti Residency belonging to James Achilles Kirkpatrick stood tall in this area years back. However, it was transformed to Osmania University College for Women in 1949. Koti can be envisaged as a hub of book shops or even as a banking destination due to presence of Bank Street here where many private and Government banks are located.

In addition, there is a medical college, Medical Associations (Directorate of Health and the Andhra Pradesh branch of the Indian Medical Association) and electronic goods market (in Gujarati gali or Giriraj lane). Ancient Lord Krishna temple is frequented by ardent devotees. There is a Bus Station here --- the largest in whole of Asia, known as Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station.
Pincode of Koti: 500095


Mahdipatnam is a  densely populated shopping hub in the suburb of Hyderabad. A shopper's paradise indeed! Rythu bazaar is farmer's market where you can choose from really fresh and green vegetables. You can buy fruits and vegetables, select garments from MAKS Collection, Funtoos or Kumar and energize yourself and your family in one of your choicest restaurants too!

This district has a number of training institutes and schools, banks and business enterprises along with general hospitals.

The Passport Office is located in Mehdipatnam. Spirituality finds place in elegantly built mosques such as Azizia mosque, Khaja Gulshan mosque and Masjid-e-Gumbad.
Pincode of Mehdipatnam: 500028


Punjagutta is famous because of NIMS (Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences) managed by the Government. BrassLeaf, Hyderabad Central and Home Town are few malls located here.

Punjagutta is well connected with other parts of Hyderabad city, thanks to the twin flyovers. Situated towards the west of Hyderabad, this locality is an important residential and commercial hub.
Pincode of Punjagutta: 500082

Other Localities in Hyderabad

Other localities in Hyderabad include Chappel Bazar, Bapuji Nagar, Dr. A. S. Rao Nagar, Adarsh Nagar, Afzalgunj, Agapura, Ahmed Nagar, Begum Bazar, Bharat Nagar, Chatta Bazar, Chudi Bazar, Defence Colony, Diamond Point, Dilshad Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, Gandhipet, Hastinapuram, HITEC City, Kalyan Nagar, Kamla Nagar, Madhura Nagar, Murad Nagar, Musheerabad, Narayanaguda, New Nallakunta, Old Jail Street, Old Malakpet, Gundu Ranga Reddy Nagar, Rasoolpura, Red Hills, Regimental Bazar, Saleem Nagar, Sanath Nagar, Santosh Nagar, Saroor Nagar, Maruthi Nagar, Nampally, New Nallakunta, Palika Bazar, Shapur Nagar Shivaji Nagar and Shivaji Nagar etc.

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