Peddapalli is a district in the state of Telegana, a south eastern state of India. The district is located in the northern region of the state. Peddapalli district is known for its agricultural occupation. River Godavari passes through the district bestowing it with fertile land especially in the cultivation of paddy followed by cotton and maize. The cotton produced in this district has a worldwide reputation. The Peddapalli town which is also the district headquarters is an educational hub. Ramagundam city is also an educational and industrial hub.
The district has a rich historical background. It is also full of archaeological sites which attract travellers to visit. The Budhist Stupa located in this district dates back to 2nd century BC. One of the 30 walled cities mentioned in the book of the ancient Greek historian and traveller Megasthenes is situated in Dhulikatta village in Eligaid mandal. The Ramgiri Qila at Begumpet is visited for its historical significance. The holy shrine of Mallikarjunswamy dedicated to the Hindu deity, Lord Shiva, is a popular pilgrimage site in this district. Sri Varahaswami temple is another such shrine in Peddapalli. Other attractions include Ramuni Gundalu and Sabbitham waterfalls. It is well connected by roads with the major cities of the state.