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Rajampet

Rajampet
రాజంపేట
Town
Rajampet is located in Andhra Pradesh
Rajampet
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates:
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
Region Rayalaseema
District Kadapa
Area[1]
 • Total 20.60 km2 (7.95 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 47,220
 • Density 2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 516115
Telephone code +91–8565
Vehicle registration AP–04
Website Rajampet Municipality

Rajampet is a town in Kadapa district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Rajampet mandal of Rajampeta revenue division.[3]

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Governanace 2
    • Civic administration 2.1
    • Politics 2.2
  • Tourism 3
  • Education 4
    • Transport 4.1
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Geography

Rajampet is located at . It has an average elevation of 139 meters.

Governanace

Civic administration

Rajampet was a Gram panchayat before 2005. It was upgraded as Nagar Panchayat on 2 April 2005 and has an extent of 20.60 km2 (7.95 sq mi).[1] It consists of 20 election wards.[4]

Politics

Rajampet is a part of Rajampet (Assembly constituency) for Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly. Meda Venkata Mallikarjuna Reddy is the present MLA of the constituency from Telugu Desam Party.[5] It is also a part of Rajampet (Lok Sabha constituency) which was won by P. V. Midhun Reddy of YSR Congress Party.[6][7]

Tourism

Sri Soumyanatha
Annamayya statue at Rajampet

Education

There are numerous schools and colleges in Rajampet. In 1998, First engineering college by name Annamacharya Institute of Technology & Sciences was established.[8] Other professional colleges include Narayanadri Engineering College,[9] Modugula Kalavathamma College of Engineering for women.[10]

Transport

Roads are well connected to all major national highways. Rajampet railway station is under South Central Railway of Guntakal railway division.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Basic Information of Municipality". Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration. Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 19 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Revenue Divisions and Mandals". Official website of YSR Kadapa District. National Informatics Centre- Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 23 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Brief about Municipality". Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  5. ^ "MLA". AP State Portal. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "MP (Lok Sabha)". Government of AP. Retrieved 4 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (pdf). Election Commission of India. p. 22,31. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  8. ^ http://www.aitsrajampet.ac.in
  9. ^ http://www.nist.ac.in
  10. ^ ::..Welcome to Modugala Kalavathamma Institute of Technology for Women..::

External links

  • Rajampet Municipality


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