Jogulamba-Gadwal district has been carved from Mahbubnagar district of Telangana, with the administrative headquarters located at Gadwal town. The district is spread across an area of 2,928 square kilometers. According to 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 6, 64,971. Gadwal town, located nearly 210 km from Hyderabad is well accessible by Bangalore-Hyderabad National Highway 7.
Built by the strongman of Gadwal, PedaSoma Bhupaludu in 17th Century, Gadwal Fort is considered an impregnable fort. The precincts of this fort is home to Sri ChennakesavaSwamyTemple, Sri Ramalayam, many historical materials and a water body. Gadwal is renowned all over the world for its exclusive handloom zari sarees and other useful fabrics and materials. The historic town in the state of Telangana is well-known for its quality fabrics
Jurala dam, located near Gadwal town is the first such dam built near the entry point of Krishna river into the state from Karnataka. The backwater of the massive dam offers a pleasant sight and has become a popular tourist attraction, attracting people from all over. Alampur, situated on the bank of the holy river of Tungabhadra is a historically significant temple. This temple town is home to an ancient shrine of Goddess Jogulamba. Listed among the eighteen powerful Shakti peethams, this temple in Alampur is a popular divine destination. Visitors to this shrine also explore the rare Nava Braham temples in its vicinity.