Ramachandrapuram, East Godavari

Ramachandrapuram is a town in East Godavari district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The town is a Municipality which serves as the headquarters of Ramachandrapuram mandal and Ramachandrapuram revenue division.[3]

Ramachandrapuram
Ramachandrapuram is located in Andhra Pradesh
Ramachandrapuram
Ramachandrapuram
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°51′N 82°01′E / 16.85°N 82.02°E / 16.85; 82.02Coordinates: 16°51′N 82°01′E / 16.85°N 82.02°E / 16.85; 82.02
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictEast Godavari
Area
 • Total13.98 km2 (5.40 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total43,657
 • Density3,100/km2 (8,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

GeographyEdit

Ramachandrapuram is located at 16°51′N 82°01′E / 16.85°N 82.02°E / 16.85; 82.02.[4] It has an average elevation of 10 metres (32 feet).

DemographicsEdit

As of 2011 Census of India, the town had a population of 43,657. The total population constitute, 21,544 males, 22,113 females and 3,994 children, in the age group of 0–6 years. The average literacy rate stands at 82.25% with 32,623 literates, significantly higher than the national average of 73.00%.[5]

TransportEdit

The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation operates bus services from Ramachandrapuram bus station.[6] Ramachandrapuram railway station lies on Kakinada-Kotipalli railway line. The nearest major railway stations to the town are Kakinada Town railway station which is 30km away and Rajahmundry railway station which is 35km away. Rajahmundry Airport is 45km away from town.

EducationEdit

The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.[7][8] The medium of instruction followed by different schools are English, Telugu.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipalities, Municipal Corporations & UDAs" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 29 August 2014.
  3. ^ K.N. Murali Sankar (4 April 2013). "All set for creation of new revenue division". The Hindu. Kakinada. Retrieved 10 June 2015.
  4. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Ramachandrapuram
  5. ^ "Chapter–3 (Literates and Literacy rate)" (PDF). Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Bus Stations in Districts". Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation. Retrieved 9 March 2016.
  7. ^ "School Education Department" (PDF). School Education Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  8. ^ "The Department of School Education - Official AP State Government Portal | AP State Portal". www.ap.gov.in. Archived from the original on 7 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.