Secunderabad is the twin city of Hyderabad situated in the Indian territory of Telangana in India. Named after Sikandar Jah, the third Nizam of the Asaf Jahi line, Secunderabad was set up in 1806 as a British cantonment. Despite the fact that Hyderabad and Secunderabad are as one alluded to as the twin urban communities, they have both distinctive narratives and societies, with Secunderabad having grown straightforwardly under British run until 1948 and Hyderabad as the capital of the Nizams' august territory of Hyderabad.
Topographically isolated from Hyderabad by the Hussain Sagar lake, Secunderabad is not any more a different civil unit and has progressed toward becoming piece of Hyderabad's GHMC district. The two urban areas are on the whole known as Hyderabad and together shape the fifth biggest city in India. Being one of the biggest cantonments in India, Secunderabad has a substantial nearness of armed force and aviation based armed forces faculty. In spite of the fact that the urban communities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad are twins, they are diverse in the format of structures, the style of life and the specific environment. Secunderabad was a liberal city contrasted with Hyderabad because of the nearness of the British.