Karimnagar is a District in the northern Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh state of India. It is located in the heart of the Telangana and situated 162 km north of Hyderabad, India. It is located on the bank of river Manair, a tributary of river Godavari. It is the fourth largest and the fastest growing town in the Telangana region. It is one of the major business centres and also emerging as an education hub with medical, engineering and pharmacy colleges.