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Kandukur, Prakasam district

Kandukuru
కందుకూరు
Skandapuri
Town
Kandukuru is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kandukuru
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates:
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Prakasam
Area[1]
 • Total 60.92 km2 (23.52 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 57,246
 • Density 940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 523 105

Kandukur or Kandukuru is a town in Prakasam district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is classified as a municipality, which serves as the headquarters of Kandukur mandal.[3]

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Language 2
  • Demographics 3
  • Assembly constituency 4
  • Transport 5
  • References 6

Geography

Kandukuru (earlier known as Skandapuri) is located at .[4] It has an average elevation of 13 metres (43 ft). kandukur road

Language

Telugu is the official languages of the state of Andhra Pradesh and is spoken very commonly in Kandukuru.

Demographics

As of 2014 India census,[5] Kandukur had a population of 1,85,120. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kandukur has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 55%. In Kandukuru, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Assembly constituency

Kandukuru is an assembly constituency in Praksam District, Andhra Pradesh. There were 1,76,773 registered voters in Kandukuru constituency for the 1999 elections. Kandukuru is part of "Nellore" parlement constituency.

Transport

The town is very well connected by Road to all the major Cities(Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Bengaluru, Chennai) and towns in Andhra Pradesh.[6] The nearest Railway stations is "Singarayakonda" (SKM). However the nearest Major Railway station is "Ongole"(OGL). Ongole is District Headquarters. The nearest domestic Airport is at Vijayawada at a distance of 213 km. Renigunta Airport is at 230 km Distance. For International Travel the Nearest airport is in Chennai(Meenabakkam Airport) at a distance of 314 km.

References

  1. ^ "Basic Information of Municipality". Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 17 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Prakasam District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 166,180. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  4. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kandukur
  5. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  6. ^ APSRTC Official Website for Online Bus Ticket Booking - APSRTConline.in
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