(nĭzäm`äbäd), city (1991 pop. 241,034), N Telangana state, S central India. It is a district administrative center and a market for grain, sugar, and vegetable oil. The district is irrigated by the Nizam Sagar hydroelectric project.
Hyderabad Tension yesterday gripped the Andhra Pradesh-Maharasthra border in Nizamabad district after Shiv Sena activists from Maharashtra threatened to march in order to stop an irrigation project at Salur near Bodhan.