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Pedana is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Krishna
Mandal Pedana
 • Type Municipal council
 • Chairman Y Seshagiri Rao (Telugu Desam Party)
 • Total 20.72 km2 (8.00 sq mi)
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 30,721
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 521366
Vehicle registration AP–16

Pedana is a town in Krishna district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a municipality and the headquarters of Pedana mandal under Machilipatnam revenue division. The town is located at a distance of 8 km (5.0 mi) from the district headquarters, Machilipatnam.[4][5]


  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Transport 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5


Pedana is located at .[6] It has an average elevation of 0.5 metres (3 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[7] Pedana Municipality had a population of 30,835. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Pedana has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 54%. In Pedana, 12% of the population under 6 years of age. This municipality was constituted in 1985 with 17 revenue wards and 20 election wards. Now this municipality has 23 election wards.


The town is well connected to many towns and cities by means of rail and road transportation. NH 214A passes through the town which connects Digamarru and Ongole.[8] Pedana railway station is one of the fourteen D–category stations in the Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone.[9]

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