place in Telangana, India

Secunderabad is a city in the state of Telangana, India. It is popularly called the twin city of Hyderabad.

Banner celebrating 200 years of Secunderabad


Secunderabad was founded in the year 1806 as a British cantonment. Secunderabad and Hyderabad together form the sixth biggest metropolis in India. It is one of the biggest cantonments in India. It has a large presence of army and air force.


The population of Secunderabad is 204,182. The literacy rate of Secunderabad is 73%. The most popular sport is cricket.