Ranga Reddy District was formed on 15th August, 1978 by carving out some portion of Hyderabad Urban Taluk & the merger of the entire Rural and Urban Areas of the remaining Taluks of Erstwhile Hyderabad District.
This District is primarily the Rural hinterland for Hyderabad City feeding the powerful commercial Centre with various Raw Materials, agriculture produce and finished products.
The District is bounded on the North by Medak District, East by Nalgonda District, South by Mahaboobnagar District, West by Gulbarga District & North West of Bidar District of Karnataka State. It covers an area of 7564.88 Sq. Kms.
Wikipedia Page : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rangareddy_district