Kohir

Kohir is a town and Mandal headquarters in Medak district of the Indian state of Telangana, which entirely lies in the eastern part of the Deccan Plateau. Kohir Mandal borders Bidar district of Karnataka state in the west and Marpally Mandal of Rangareddy district in the east. The nearest municipal town is Zaheerabad, 20 km away, which is also the Taluk headquarters for Kohir.

The name Kohir means ‘red diamond’ in local slang and it is connected to patti matti, the type of soil seen and around the village. Upon mixing with water, patti matti will become a very strong material suitable for constructing even multi-storied buildings. Many of these types of mud houses can still be seen in the area as they can withstand even harsh climate.

Other towns nearby: Tandur, (44km), Vikarabad (47km), Sangareddy (48km), Bidar (54km), Hyderabad (100km), Gulbarga (138km)

Kohir is famous for agriculture products such as ginger, all kind of grains and fruits specially guava.

Kohir is just 6 km away from the Hyderabad-Mumbai national highway, so the town is effectively connected to the Hyderabad city round the clock by bus.

Kohir has a railway station with name Kohir Deccan, which has two passenger trains stopping daily and an express train six days a week.

Towards Zaheerabad
57549 Hyderabad – Aurangabad Passenger – 00:20 – Daily
57547 Hyderabad – Purna Passenger – 10:45 – Daily
17010 Hyderabad – Bidar Intercity Express – 21:24 – Except Saturday

Towards Hyderabad
57550 Aurangabad – Hyderabad Passenger – 02:19 – Daily
17009 Bidar – Hyderabad Intercity Express – 07:24 – Except Sunday
57548 Purna – Hyderabad Passenger – 15:14 – Daily