Mahabubnagar, also known as Palamuru is a city in Mahabubnagar district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is a municipality and the headquarters of Mahabubnagar mandal in Mahabubnagar revenue division
Mahabubnagar is located at. It has an average elevation of 498 metres (1633 feet). The city of Mahabubnagar is located at a distance of 98 km from Hyderabad 108 km from Kurnool and 109 km from Raichur
At the 2011 census, Mahabubnagar had a population of 210,143. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Mahabubnagar has an average literacy rate of 82.5%, higher than the national average of 74.04.%: male literacy is 89.33%, and female literacy is 76.26%. In Mahabubnagar, 12% of the population is younger than six years of age.
Mahabubnagar municipality was formed in the year 1952 and was upgraded to special grade in 2004.It is spread over an area of 98.64 km2 (38.09 sq mi). Mahbubnagar urban agglomeration consists of Mahbubnagar municipality, census towns of Boyapalle, Yenugonda and the out growths of Mahbubnagar (rural) (full), Yedira (part) village.