Krishnapatnam or Kistnapatam is a port town in Muthukur mandal of Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh, India.
|Coordinates: 14°16′59″N 80°07′01″E / 14.283°N 80.117°ECoordinates: 14°16′59″N 80°07′01″E / 14.283°N 80.117°E|
|• Type||Gram panchayat|
|Elevation||5 m (16 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
As of 2011[update] Census of India, the town had a population of 5,686. The total population constitute, 2,815 males, 2,871 females and 732 children, in the age group of 0–6 years. The average literacy rate stands at 65.22% with 3,231 literates, significantly lower than the national average of 73.00%.
Vast hinterland covering Southern Andhra Pradesh, Districts of Rayalseema, North Tamil Nadu and Eastern Karnataka Being on Eastern Coast, supports LOOK EAST Exim Trade Policy
A 4000 MW UMPP with investment of Rs17,500 Crores is being constructed. Besides this UMPP, APGENCO set up a 1600 MW power station named as Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station at Krishnapatnam.
Nellore shall transform into a smart city with support from Confederation of Indian Industries CII as reported at The Hindu - CII to help Nellore become a smart city
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