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Srikakulam district

Srikakulam district

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Srikakulam District formerly known as Chicacole, is the extreme northeastern District of Andhra Pradesh, situated within the geographic co-ordinates of 18°-20’ and 19°-10’ N and 83°-50’ and 84°-50’ E. The District is skirted to a distance by Kandivalasagedda, Vamsadhara and Bahuda at certain stretches of their courses white a line of heights of the great Eastern Ghats run from North East. Vizianagaram
Vizianagaram
Vizianagaram is the main city of the Vizianagaram District of north-eastern Andhra Pradesh in southern India. Vizianagaram district was formed on 1 June 1979, with some parts carved from the neighbouring districts of Srikakulam and Visakhapatnam. It is, at present, the largest municipality of...

 District flanks in the south and west while Orissa bounds it on the north and Bay of Bengal on the East.
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Srikakulam District formerly known as Chicacole, is the extreme northeastern District of Andhra Pradesh, situated within the geographic co-ordinates of 18°-20’ and 19°-10’ N and 83°-50’ and 84°-50’ E. The District is skirted to a distance by Kandivalasagedda, Vamsadhara and Bahuda at certain stretches of their courses white a line of heights of the great Eastern Ghats run from North East. Vizianagaram
Vizianagaram
Vizianagaram is the main city of the Vizianagaram District of north-eastern Andhra Pradesh in southern India. Vizianagaram district was formed on 1 June 1979, with some parts carved from the neighbouring districts of Srikakulam and Visakhapatnam. It is, at present, the largest municipality of...

 District flanks in the south and west while Orissa bounds it on the north and Bay of Bengal on the East. It is the third least populous district of Andhra Pradesh (out of 23), after Vizianagaram
Vizianagaram district
Vizianagaram district , also known as Vijayanagaram district is one of the northern coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh, India. Vizianagaram town is the district headquarters...

 and Nizamabad
Nizamabad district
Nizamabad District is located in the north-western region in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is also known as Induru. Nizamabad is the current and official name of the district....

.

It is currently a part of the Red Corridor
Red corridor
The Red Corridor is a term used to describe an impoverished region in the east of India that experiences considerable Naxalite communist insurgency...

.

History


Srikakulam District was carved out in 1950 by bifurcating it from Visakhapatnam District, it remained unaffected in its territorial jurisdiction for quite some time. But in November, 1969 the District lost 63 Villages from Saluru Taluk and 44 Villages from Bobbili Taluk on account of their transfer to the then newly constituted Gajapathinagaram Taluk of Visakhapatnam District. Again in May, 1979, the District had undergone major territorial changes on account of the formation of new District with headquarters at Vizianagaram which involved transfer of Salur
Salur
Salur or Saluru is a Municipality and Mandal headquarters in Vizianagaram district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh...

, Bobbili
Bobbili
Bobbili is a town, mandal headquarters and a Municipality in Vizianagaram district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.-Geography:Bobbili is located at . It has an average elevation of 103 metres .-History:...

, Parvathipuram and Cheepurupalli
Cheepurupalli
Cheepuru-palli or Chipuru-palle[also known Chipurupalli or Cheepurupally] is a rural town and Mandal in the Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, India.-Geography:Chipurupalle has an average elevation of 87 meters...

 Taluks to the new District.

Geography


Srikakulam district occupies an area of 5837 square kilometres (2,253.7 sq mi), comparatively equivalent to Australia
Australia
Australia , officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area...

's Melville Island
Melville Island
Melville Island may refer to:Australia* Melville Island , in the Northern TerritoryCanada* Melville Island , in northern Canada...

.
Srikakulam district can be divided into two main distinct natural divisions. A portion of Srikakulam district is plain terrain with intense agriculture and another portion of the district is rocky and hilly terrain covered with forests. Some extent of Mahendragiri hills also covers Srikakulam district. Most of the forest area of the plain terrain has been damaged by intense agriculture. Kotthuru, Hiramandalam
Hiramandalam
Hiramandalam is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.-Geography:Hiramandalam is located at . It has an average elevation of 27 meters .-Demographics:...

, Pathapatnam
Pathapatnam
Pathapatnam is town and mandal in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India.-Geography:Patapatnam is located at . It has an average elevation of 82 meters .-Features:...

, Kalingadal reservoir and some other areas are still covered with dense forests.

Srikakulam is located 100 km (62.1 mi) north of Visakhapatnam. It has a population of 2,537,593 of which 10.98% is urban as of 2001.

Srikakulam district has the longest coast line about 193 km (119.9 mi) in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is bordered by Orissa
Orissa
Orissa , officially Odisha since Nov 2011, is a state of India, located on the east coast of India, by the Bay of Bengal. It is the modern name of the ancient nation of Kalinga, which was invaded by the Maurya Emperor Ashoka in 261 BC. The modern state of Orissa was established on 1 April...

 on the north, Vizianagaram district
Vizianagaram district
Vizianagaram district , also known as Vijayanagaram district is one of the northern coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh, India. Vizianagaram town is the district headquarters...

 on the west and south, Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal
The Bay of Bengal , the largest bay in the world, forms the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean. It resembles a triangle in shape, and is bordered mostly by the Eastern Coast of India, southern coast of Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to the west and Burma and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to the...

 on the east.

Rivers:
  1. River Nagavali,
  2. River Vamsadhara ,
  3. Mahendratanaya,
  4. Champavati,
  5. Bahuda,
  • KumbhikotaGedda,
  • Suvarnamukhi,
  • Vegavati,
  • Gomukhi.


  • Rivers : There are 9 rivers present in Srikakulam district.
    • Vamsadhara
    • Nagavali
    • Suvarnamukhi
    • Vegavathi
    • Mahendrathanaya
    • Gomukhi
    • Champavathi
    • Bahuda
    • KumbikotaGedda


    The Nagavali and Vamsadhara are the major rivers in Srikakulam district. These two river basins together constitute about 5% of the area. The Mahendratanaya and Bahuda rivers are two minor river basins in the district. Others are Benjigedda, Peddagedda, Kandivalasa gedda.
    1. Major irrigation projects: VamsadharaProject, Narayanapuram Anicut, Thotapalli
      Thotapalli
      Thotapalli or Thota Palli is a village in Nagaram mandal, Guntur District, Andra Pradesh, India.Thotapalli is located in the coastal area of Andra Pradesh. Agriculture is its main source of occupation. There are many educated people serving the country in many fields.It is very small village....

       Regulator and
    2. Medium irrigation projects: Pydigam Project, Onigadda are providing a total ayacut of 69373 acres (280.7 km²).
    3. Irrigation Water societies (telugu = Neeti Sanghalu): The societies are major and minor:
      • In the major category for Vamsadhara project 54 water societies are present and other 44 major societies to a total of 100 major.
      • Minor societies are 402
      • Through the 38 Mandals in the Srikakulam district these societies are distributed under the channel name and for each society there are Pradesika Societies about 6-8 will be elected among the farmers. In the Srikakulam district about 75,000 farmer voters are participating in these Irrigation water society elections.

    Industry

    • Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
      Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
      Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. is an integrated pharmaceutical company focused on providing medicines through its three business segments: Global Generics segment, Pharmaceutical Services and Active Ingredients segment and Proprietary Products segment. The company was founded by Dr...

      , Pydibhimavaram
      Pydibhimavaram
      Pydi-bhimavaram is a village located in Ranastalam mandal in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India.There is an industrial estate located near Pydibhimavaram where large scale Bulk Pharmaceutical Manufacturing units are located. The industrial estate is located ~60 km from Visakhapatnam...

    • Transword Garnet India (P) Ltd at Sathivada
    • Trimex Sands India (P) Ltd at Vatsavalasa
    • Sea Gold Aqua Farms Ltd at Korni Korlam
    • GMR sugar factory in sankali(p), palakonda (md)

    Household indicators


    In 2007–2008 the International Institute for Population Sciences interviewed 1025 households in 44 villages across the district. They found that 86.9% had access to electricity, 70.4% had drinking water
    Water supply and sanitation in India
    Water supply and sanitation in India continue to be inadequate, despite longstanding efforts by the various levels of government and communities at improving coverage. The level of investment in water and sanitation, albeit low by international standards, has increased during the 2000s. Access has...

    , 18.5% toilet facilities, and 47.2% lived in a pucca
    Pucca housing
    Pucca housing refers to dwellings that are designed to be solid and permanent. The term is applied to housing in South Asia built of substantial material such as stone, brick, cement, concrete, or timber....

     (permanent) home
    Housing in India
    Housing in India varies greatly and reflects the socio-economic mix of its vast population.Housing varies from palaces of erstwhile maharajas in Rajasthan to swanky apartment buildings in big cities to tiny huts in far-flung villages...

    . 31.5% of girls wed before the legal age
    Marriageable age
    Marriageable age is the age at which a person is allowed to marry, either as of right or subject to parental or other forms of consent. The age and other requirements vary between countries, but generally it is set at 18, although most jurisdictions allow marriage at slightly younger ages with...

     of 18 and 90.1% of interviewees carried a BPL
    Below Poverty Line
    Below Poverty Line is an economic benchmark and poverty threshold used by the government of India to indicate economic disadvantage and to identify individuals and households in need of government assistance and aid. It is determined using various parameters which vary from state to state and...

     card.

    Transport


    Major Railway Stations
    • Amadalavalasa (Srikakulam Road) Code: CHE
    • Palasa Code: PSA
    • Ichchapuram Code:IPM
    • Sompeta Code: SPT

    Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies


    There are 3 Parliamentary Constituencies and 12 Assembly Constituencies in Srikakulam. district.
    • Srikakulam Parliamentary Constituency
      Srikakulam (Lok Sabha Constituency)
      Srikakulam Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 42 Lok Sabha constituencies in Andhra Pradesh state in southern India.-Assembly segments:Srikakulam Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following Legislative Assembly segments:...

       is the only full Parliamentary Constituency
    • Bobbili Parliamentary Constituency
      Bobbili (Lok Sabha constituency)
      Bobbili was a Lok Sabha constituency in north-eastern Andhra Pradesh till 2008.-Members of Parliament: Lok SabhaDurationName of M.P.Party AffiliationFourth1967-71K. Narayana RaoIndian National CongressFifth1971-77K. Narayana RaoIndian National Congress...

    • Parvatipuram Parliamentary Constituency
      Parvathipuram
      Parvathipuram is a town, Municipality and Division in Vizianagaram district in Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.-Geography:Parvathipuram is located at 18°46'N 83°25'E. It has an average elevation of 120 metres .-Demographics:...

       are partially included in this district.

    • Srikakulam Parliamentary Constituency includes the areas under Ichchapuram
      Ichchapuram
      Ichchapuram is a Municipality and Mandal headquarters in Srikakulam district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.Ichapuram mandal is bordered by Orissa state on the North and West and Kaviti mandal on the South and Bay of Bengal on the East.-Geography:...

      , Sompeta
      Sompeta
      Sompeta ' is a census town and Mandal headquarters in Srikakulam district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.-Geography:Sompeta is located at . It has an average elevation of 8 metres ....

      , Tekkali
      Tekkali
      Tekkali is a Town, Revenue Division and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Tekkali is also called Raghunathapuram in memory of Raghunath Deo, an ancient proprietor of the Tekkali estate.- Geography :...

      , Harishchandrapuram
      Harishchandrapuram
      Harishchandapuram is an Indian village and panchayat, located in Kotabommali mandal in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India.Harischandrapuram is located on National Highway 5....

      , Narasannapeta
      Narasannapeta
      Narasannapeta or Narsannapeta is a town and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Narasannapeta mandal is bordered by Jalumuru, Sarubujjili, Srikakulam and Polaki mandals of Srikakulam district.- Geography :...

      , Amadalavalasa
      Amadalavalasa
      Amudalavalasa is a 3rd Grade Municipality and a Mandal headquarters in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is 13 kilometres far from Srikakulam town. Amadalavalasa Municipal administration is under the jurisdiction of the Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority...

       and Srikakulam assembly
      Srikakulam (Assembly Constituency)
      Srikakulam Assembly Constituency consists of the Srikakulam town, Srikakulam mandal and the Gara Mandal.It has a history of returning non Congress candidates for a long time.*Click for Srikakulam district*Click for Srikakulam Municipality- Population :...

       constituencies.


    The 12 Assembly Constituencies are:
    • Amadalavalasa
      Amadalavalasa
      Amudalavalasa is a 3rd Grade Municipality and a Mandal headquarters in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is 13 kilometres far from Srikakulam town. Amadalavalasa Municipal administration is under the jurisdiction of the Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority...

      ,
    • Rajam,
    • Tekkali
      Tekkali
      Tekkali is a Town, Revenue Division and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Tekkali is also called Raghunathapuram in memory of Raghunath Deo, an ancient proprietor of the Tekkali estate.- Geography :...

      ,
    • Ichapuram
      Ichchapuram
      Ichchapuram is a Municipality and Mandal headquarters in Srikakulam district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.Ichapuram mandal is bordered by Orissa state on the North and West and Kaviti mandal on the South and Bay of Bengal on the East.-Geography:...

      ,
    • Kothuru(Srikakulam),
    • Narasannapeta
      Narasannapeta
      Narasannapeta or Narsannapeta is a town and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Narasannapeta mandal is bordered by Jalumuru, Sarubujjili, Srikakulam and Polaki mandals of Srikakulam district.- Geography :...

      ,
  • Palakonda
    Palakonda
    Palakonda or Palkonda is a town, Revenue Division and a mandal in the Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Palakonda mandal is bordered by Veeraghattam, Seethampeta, Burja and Regidi Amadalavalasa mandals of Srikakulam district....

    ,
  • Pathapatnam
    Pathapatnam
    Pathapatnam is town and mandal in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India.-Geography:Patapatnam is located at . It has an average elevation of 82 meters .-Features:...

    ,
  • Sompeta
    Sompeta
    Sompeta ' is a census town and Mandal headquarters in Srikakulam district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.-Geography:Sompeta is located at . It has an average elevation of 8 metres ....

    ,
  • Srikakulam Assembly Constituency
    Srikakulam (Assembly Constituency)
    Srikakulam Assembly Constituency consists of the Srikakulam town, Srikakulam mandal and the Gara Mandal.It has a history of returning non Congress candidates for a long time.*Click for Srikakulam district*Click for Srikakulam Municipality- Population :...

    ,
  • Tekkali
    Tekkali
    Tekkali is a Town, Revenue Division and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Tekkali is also called Raghunathapuram in memory of Raghunath Deo, an ancient proprietor of the Tekkali estate.- Geography :...

     and
  • Vunukuru
    Vunukuru
    Vunukuru or Unukuru is a village panchayat in Regidi Amadalavalasa mandal of Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh, India.- Assembly Constituency :Vunukuru is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh.List of Elected Members:...

    .

  • Revision of Assembly Constituencies


    12 MLA constituencies are reduced to 10 and renamed as
    >
    Name of const'. mandals population SC ST
    1.Srikakulam Assembly Constituency
    Srikakulam (Assembly Constituency)
    Srikakulam Assembly Constituency consists of the Srikakulam town, Srikakulam mandal and the Gara Mandal.It has a history of returning non Congress candidates for a long time.*Click for Srikakulam district*Click for Srikakulam Municipality- Population :...

    Srikakulam, Gara, Srikakulam Town. 262,149 19,438 1,009
    2.Etcherla
    Etcherla
    Etcherla is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Postgraduate Center of Andhra University and an engineering college are located near Etcherla.-Features:...

    Ranastalam, Laveru, Etcherla, G.Sigadam. 281,908 32,005 1,412
    3.Rajam Rajam, Santakaviti, R-Amadalavalasa, Vangara. 264,867 31,303 2,998
    4.Amadalavalasa
    Amadalavalasa
    Amudalavalasa is a 3rd Grade Municipality and a Mandal headquarters in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is 13 kilometres far from Srikakulam town. Amadalavalasa Municipal administration is under the jurisdiction of the Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority...

    Amadalavalasa, Sarubujjili, Burja, Ponduru 231,602 22,509 2,586
    5.Palakonda
    Palakonda
    Palakonda or Palkonda is a town, Revenue Division and a mandal in the Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Palakonda mandal is bordered by Veeraghattam, Seethampeta, Burja and Regidi Amadalavalasa mandals of Srikakulam district....

    Palakonda, Seetampeta, Bhamini, Veeragattam. 230,814 32,207 61,140
    6.Narasannapeta
    Narasannapeta
    Narasannapeta or Narsannapeta is a town and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Narasannapeta mandal is bordered by Jalumuru, Sarubujjili, Srikakulam and Polaki mandals of Srikakulam district.- Geography :...

    Narasannapeta, Polaki, Jalumuru, Saravakota. 249,001 14,906 6,944
    7.Pathapatnam
    Pathapatnam
    Pathapatnam is town and mandal in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India.-Geography:Patapatnam is located at . It has an average elevation of 82 meters .-Features:...

    Pathapatnam, Meliaputti, Hiramandalam, Kotturu, L.N. Peta. 243,092 27,937 36,850
    8.Tekkali
    Tekkali
    Tekkali is a Town, Revenue Division and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Tekkali is also called Raghunathapuram in memory of Raghunath Deo, an ancient proprietor of the Tekkali estate.- Geography :...

    Tekkali, Nandigam, Santabommali, Kotabommali. 258,815 14,906 6,944
    9.Palasa Palasa, Mandasa, V.Kotturu. 233,650 12,638 13,469
    10.Ichapuram
    Ichchapuram
    Ichchapuram is a Municipality and Mandal headquarters in Srikakulam district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.Ichapuram mandal is bordered by Orissa state on the North and West and Kaviti mandal on the South and Bay of Bengal on the East.-Geography:...

    Ichapuram, Kanchili, Kaviti, Sompeta 281,679 9,995 16,600
    11.bhaminimandal
    Sathivada
    Sathivada is a village and panchayat in Nellimarla mandal of Vizianagaram district, Andhra Pradesh, India.-Assembly constituency:Sathivada is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh...

    281,679 9,995 16,600

    giribabu sathivada village

    Revenue divisions and Mandals


    There are three revenue divisions and 38 mandals in the Srikakulam district. The revenue divisions are Srikakulam
    Srikakulam
    Srikakulam is a town, municipality and headquarters of Srikakulam district in the north-eastern Andhra Pradesh, India. It is part of Srikakulam Assembly constituency and Srikakulam Parliament Constituency. Srikakulam was formerly called as Gulshanabad during Muslim rule and was headquarter of...

    , Tekkali
    Tekkali
    Tekkali is a Town, Revenue Division and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Tekkali is also called Raghunathapuram in memory of Raghunath Deo, an ancient proprietor of the Tekkali estate.- Geography :...

     and Palakonda
    Palakonda
    Palakonda or Palkonda is a town, Revenue Division and a mandal in the Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Palakonda mandal is bordered by Veeraghattam, Seethampeta, Burja and Regidi Amadalavalasa mandals of Srikakulam district....

    .
    SRIKAKULAM DIVISION TEKKALI DIVISION PALAKONDA DIVISION
    1.Veeraghattam
    Veeraghattam
    Veeraghattam or Viraghattam is a town and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Veeraghattam mandal is bordered by Vangara, Regidi Amadalavalasa, Palakonda and Seethampeta mandals of Srikakulam district and Vizianagaram district.Veeraghattam town is located...

    2.Vangara
    Vangara
    Vangara is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.-Features:*Vangara mandal is meeting place of three rivers...

    3.Regidi Amadalavalasa
    Regidi Amadalavalasa
    Regidi, Amadalavalasa is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.-Panchayats:There are 39 panchayats in Regidi Amadalavalasa mandal.*Adavaram *Amadalavalasa,Regidi *Ambada *Ambakhandi *Appapuram *Burada...

    4.Rajam 5.Ganguvari Sigadam
    Ganguvari Sigadam
    Ganguvari Sigadam or G.Sigadam or Sigadam is a village and mandal in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, India.-Geography:Sigadam is located at...

    6.Laveru
    Laveru
    Laveru is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Laveru mandal is bordered by Ranastalam, Etcherla, Ponduru and Ganguvari Sigadam mandals of Srikakulam and Vizianagaram district....

    7.Ranastalam
    Ranastalam
    Ranastalam is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.There are some large scale industries in Ranasthalam mandal...

    8.Etcherla
    Etcherla
    Etcherla is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Postgraduate Center of Andhra University and an engineering college are located near Etcherla.-Features:...

    9.Ponduru
    Ponduru
    For a village in Prakasham district, see Ponduru, Prakasam district.Ponduru is a village and Mandal headquarters in Srikakulam district of For a village in Prakasham district, see [[Ponduru, Prakasam district]]....

    10.Santhakavati
    Santhakavati
    Santhakavati is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Santhakavati mandal is bordered by Rajam, Regidi Amadalavalasa, Burja, Amadalavalasa, Ponduru and Ganguvari Sigadam mandals of Srikakulam district....

    11.Burja
    Burja, Srikakulam
    Burja or Boorja is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Burja is located near River Nagavali....

    12.Palakonda
    Palakonda
    Palakonda or Palkonda is a town, Revenue Division and a mandal in the Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Palakonda mandal is bordered by Veeraghattam, Seethampeta, Burja and Regidi Amadalavalasa mandals of Srikakulam district....

    13.Seethampeta
    Seethampeta
    Seethampeta is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.-Demographics:According to Indian census, 2001, the demographic details of Seethampeta mandal is as follows:* Total Population: 52,282 in 11,388 Households...

    14.Bhamini
    Bhamini
    Bhamini is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Bhamini is in a tribal area, which is considered beautiful. The River Vamsadhara flows through border of Bhamini mandal and Orissa...

    15.Kothuru(Srikakulam)
    16.Hiramandalam
    Hiramandalam
    Hiramandalam is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.-Geography:Hiramandalam is located at . It has an average elevation of 27 meters .-Demographics:...

    17.Sarubujjili
    Sarubujjili
    Sarubujjili is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Sarubujjili mandal is bordered by Burja, Seethampeta, Hiramandalam, Jalumuru and Narasannapeta mandals of Srikakulam district.-Features:...

    18.Amadalavalasa
    Amadalavalasa
    Amudalavalasa is a 3rd Grade Municipality and a Mandal headquarters in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is 13 kilometres far from Srikakulam town. Amadalavalasa Municipal administration is under the jurisdiction of the Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority...

    19.Srikakulam
    Srikakulam
    Srikakulam is a town, municipality and headquarters of Srikakulam district in the north-eastern Andhra Pradesh, India. It is part of Srikakulam Assembly constituency and Srikakulam Parliament Constituency. Srikakulam was formerly called as Gulshanabad during Muslim rule and was headquarter of...

    20.Kalingapatnam
    Kalingapatnam
    -History:Kalingapatnam is a panchayat and mandal headquarters located in Srikakulam district, where the River Vamsadhara meets the Bay of Bengal and It is one of the safe and clean beach resorts in North Andhra....

    21.Polaki
    22.Narasannapeta
    Narasannapeta
    Narasannapeta or Narsannapeta is a town and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Narasannapeta mandal is bordered by Jalumuru, Sarubujjili, Srikakulam and Polaki mandals of Srikakulam district.- Geography :...

    23.Jalumuru
    Jalumuru
    Jalamuru, Jalamur or Jalumuru is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Jalumuru mandal is bordered by Narasannapeta, Sarubujjili, Saravakota and Kotabommali mandals of Srikakulam district....

    24.Saravakota
    Saravakota
    Saravakota or Sarvakota is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.-Geography:Saravakota is located at . It has an average elevation of 61 meters .And it has 88 villages....

    25.Pathapatnam
    Pathapatnam
    Pathapatnam is town and mandal in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India.-Geography:Patapatnam is located at . It has an average elevation of 82 meters .-Features:...

    26.Meliaputti
    Meliaputti
    Meliaputti or Meliyaputti is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Meliaputti mandal is bordered by Palasa, Nandigam, Tekkali and Pathapatnam mandals of Srikakulam district and Orissa state on the North....

    27.Tekkali
    Tekkali
    Tekkali is a Town, Revenue Division and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Tekkali is also called Raghunathapuram in memory of Raghunath Deo, an ancient proprietor of the Tekkali estate.- Geography :...

    28.Kotabommali
    Kotabommali
    Kotabommali is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Kotabommali mandal is bordered by Polaki, Santha Bommali, Tekkali, Saravakota and Jalumuru mandals of Srikakulam district.-Features:...

    29.Santhabommali 30.Nandigam
    31.Vajrapu Kotturu
    Vajrapu Kotturu
    Vajrapu-kotturu or Vajrapu-kothuru is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Vajrapukotturu mandal is bordered by Mandasa, Palasa, Nandigam and Santha Bommali mandals of Srikakulam district and has a long coastline off Bay of...

    32.Palasa 33.Mandasa
    Mandasa
    Mandasa is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Mandasa mandal is bordered by Sompeta mandal on the North, Palasa mandal on the South, Orissa state on the West and Bay of Bengal on the East.-Geography:...

    34.Sompeta
    Sompeta
    Sompeta ' is a census town and Mandal headquarters in Srikakulam district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.-Geography:Sompeta is located at . It has an average elevation of 8 metres ....

    35.Kanchili
    Kanchili
    Kanchili is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Kanchili mandal is bordered by Kaviti mandal on the North, Orissa state on the West and Sompeta mandal on the South and East.-Demographics:...

    36.Kaviti
    Kaviti
    Kaviti is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.Kaviti mandal is bordered by Ichchapuram mandal on the North, Kanchili and Sompeta manals on the South, Orissa state on the West and Bay of Bengal on the East....

    37.Ichchapuram
    Ichchapuram
    Ichchapuram is a Municipality and Mandal headquarters in Srikakulam district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.Ichapuram mandal is bordered by Orissa state on the North and West and Kaviti mandal on the South and Bay of Bengal on the East.-Geography:...

    38.Lakshminarasupeta
    Lakshminarasupeta
    Lakshminarasupeta is a village and a Mandal in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India....


    Demographics


    147 According to the 2011 census
    2011 census of India
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     Srikakulam district has a population
    Demographics of India
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     of 2,699,471 , roughly equal to the nation of Kuwait
    Kuwait
    The State of Kuwait is a sovereign Arab state situated in the north-east of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south at Khafji, and Iraq to the north at Basra. It lies on the north-western shore of the Persian Gulf. The name Kuwait is derived from the...

     or the US state of Nevada
    Nevada
    Nevada is a state in the western, mountain west, and southwestern regions of the United States. With an area of and a population of about 2.7 million, it is the 7th-largest and 35th-most populous state. Over two-thirds of Nevada's people live in the Las Vegas metropolitan area, which contains its...

    . This gives it a ranking of 147th in India (out of a total of 640
    Districts of India
    A district is an administrative division of an Indian state or territory. Districts are further subdivided, in some cases into Sub-Divisions, and otherwise directly into tehsils or talukas.District officials include:...

    ). The district has a population density of 462 PD/sqkm . Its population growth rate
    Family planning in India
    Family planning in India is based on efforts largely sponsored by the Indian government. In the 1965-2009 period, contraceptive usage has more than tripled and the fertility rate has more than halved , but the national fertility rate is still high enough to cause long-term population growth...

     over the decade 2001-2011 was 6.38 %. Srikakulam has a sex ratio
    Sex ratio
    Sex ratio is the ratio of males to females in a population. The primary sex ratio is the ratio at the time of conception, secondary sex ratio is the ratio at time of birth, and tertiary sex ratio is the ratio of mature organisms....

     of 1014 females
    Women in India
    The status of women in India has been subject to many great changes over the past few millennia. From equal status with men in ancient times through the low points of the medieval period, to the promotion of equal rights by many reformers, the history of women in India has been eventful...

     for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate
    Literacy in India
    Literacy in India is key for socio-economic progress, and the Indian literacy rate grew to 74.04% in 2011 from 12% at the end of British rule in 1947. Although this was a greater than sixfold improvement, the level is well below the world average literacy rate of 84%, and India currently has the...

     of 62.3 %.

    The District capital is Srikakulam
    Srikakulam
    Srikakulam is a town, municipality and headquarters of Srikakulam district in the north-eastern Andhra Pradesh, India. It is part of Srikakulam Assembly constituency and Srikakulam Parliament Constituency. Srikakulam was formerly called as Gulshanabad during Muslim rule and was headquarter of...

    , a municipality and mandal headquarters of Srikakulam mandal. Srikakulam formly known as Poor Man's ooty.

    There are 6 urban units in Srikakulam District. Out of these, 4 are Municipalities and 2 are notified Panchayats. The Population details of these urban units are as follows:

    Municipalities Population
    • Srikakulam 117,320
    • Amadalavalasa 37,931
    • Ichapuram 32,662
    • Palasa-Kasibugga 49,899


    Towns
    • Rajam 23,424
    • Sompeta 17,423

    See also

    • Srikakulam
      Srikakulam
      Srikakulam is a town, municipality and headquarters of Srikakulam district in the north-eastern Andhra Pradesh, India. It is part of Srikakulam Assembly constituency and Srikakulam Parliament Constituency. Srikakulam was formerly called as Gulshanabad during Muslim rule and was headquarter of...

    • Srikakulam (Assembly Constituency)
      Srikakulam (Assembly Constituency)
      Srikakulam Assembly Constituency consists of the Srikakulam town, Srikakulam mandal and the Gara Mandal.It has a history of returning non Congress candidates for a long time.*Click for Srikakulam district*Click for Srikakulam Municipality- Population :...

      • [kaviti 39540]

    Places of interest
    Srimukha limgam It is 48 k.m from Srikakulam. It is famous for it"s Temple Srimukhalimgeswara.
    pomduru  It is famous for its kaddar cloth. This is 21 k.m. from Srikaakulam.
    Srikurmam It is 14 KM from Srikakulam. It is famous pilgrim place.

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