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Yerraguntla

Yerraguntla
ఎర్రగుంట్ల
Census Town
Yerraguntla is located in Andhra Pradesh
Yerraguntla
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates:
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Kadapa
Elevation 152 m (499 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 32,574
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Yerraguntla is a census , Industrial town in Kadapa district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Yerraguntla mandal of Kadapa revenue division.[2] The Industrial town is home to many cement factories and Rayalaseema Thermal Power Plant. Yerraguntla is located 37 km (23 mi) from Kadapa.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Economy 3
  • Transport 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Geography

Yerraguntla is located at .[3] It has an average elevation of 152 meters (501 feet). Yerraguntla is also famous for stones, which is used for houses flooring and construction of houses. Yerraguntla is driven by mining of these stones and transportation of these stones. Yerraguntla has good number of stone polish industries, and three major cement factories India Cements, Zuari Cements and Bharati Cements.

Demographics

As of 2011 Census of India, the town had a population of 32,574. The total population constitute, 16,558 males, 16,016 females and 3,754 children, in the age group of 0–6 years. The average literacy rate stands at 70.56% with 20,334 literates, lower than the national average of 73.00%.[4]

Economy

  • Being an Industrial town yerraguutla houses 3 Major cement factories , Rayalaseema Thermal Power plant and good number of stone polishing Industries.
  • Zuari Cement's has installed capacity of 11k Tonnes cement production per day and offered employment for nearly 2300 people.
  • Bharati Cement's has installed capacity of 10 K Tonnes cement production per day and offered employment for nearly 2000 people.
  • India Cement's has two plants one at yerraguntla and another 5 km away from yerraguntla . Thesec two plants installed capacity of 6 K Tonnes cement production per day and offering employment for 1600 people nearly .
  • Another cement factory namely Teja Cement's recently gone through an MOU with state government to establish it's plant near Yerraguntla .

Transport

Yerraguntla railway station is located on the Guntakal-Chennai line which is part of Mumbai-Chennai line.A new railway line has been laid from yerraguntla as a junction connecting places like proddatur, jammalamadugu and nandyal.Yerraguntla railway station comes under the jurisdiction of Guntakal division.It is one of the ' D ' Category Railway Station of Guntakal Railway Division.All trains passing through Yerraguntla has halt in this station.

References

  1. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 5 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Revenue Divisions and Mandals". Official website of YSR Kadapa District. National Informatics Centre- Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 23 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics. Erraguntla
  4. ^ "Chapter–3 (Literates and Literacy rate)" (PDF). Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 

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