Rangareddy District, formerly known as K. V. Ranga Reddy District and Hyderabad (Rural) District, is a district in the state of Telangana, India. It was formed in 1978 when it was split from Hyderabad district. The district has an area of 7,493 km²; at the 2001 Census it had a population of 3,575,064 of which 54.20% was urban, but at the 2011 Census this had grown by 48.15% to reach 5,296,741. The district encircles the city and district of Hyderabad, and the city of Hyderabad also serves as the administrative center of the district. District headquarter is Vikarabad, It is the most populous district of Telangana (out of 10).
The district has 1055 villages and grouped in 37 mandals.