Ichchapuram

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Ichchapuram
ఇచ్ఛాపురం
ଇଚ୍ଛାପୁର
Municipality
ichchapuram railway station
ichchapuram railway station
Ichchapuram is located in Andhra Pradesh
Ichchapuram
Ichchapuram
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 19°07′N 84°42′E / 19.12°N 84.7°E / 19.12; 84.7Coordinates: 19°07′N 84°42′E / 19.12°N 84.7°E / 19.12; 84.7
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Srikakulam
Government
 • Member of Legislative Assembly Piriya Sairaj
Elevation[1] 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 36,493
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 532 312
Telephone code +91–8947
Lok Sabha constituency Srikakulam
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ichchapuram

Ichchapuram is a municipal town in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is the headquarter for Ichapuram mandal, bordered by Odisha state to the north and west, Kaviti mandal to the south, and the Bay of Bengal to the East.

Geography[edit]

Ichchapuram is located at the border of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha at 19°07′N 84°42′E / 19.12°N 84.7°E / 19.12; 84.7.[3] It has an average elevation of 7 metres (22 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 Census of India, the town had a population of 36,493. The total population constitute, 17,716 males, 18,777 females and 4,004 children, in the age group of 0–6 years. The average literacy rate stands at 71.12% with 23,105 literates, lower than the national average of 73.00%.[4]

Assembly Constituency[edit]

Jagannath temple at Ichchapuram

Ichapuram is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh. There are 2,29,438 registered voters in this constituency in 2014 elections.

List of Elected Members:[5]

  • 1951 - Asi Neeladri Reddy.[6]
  • 1955 and 1972 - Uppada Rangababu Reddy[7]
  • 1962 - Kirti Chandra Deo.[8]
  • 1967 - L.K. Reddy[9]
  • 1978 - Bendalam Venkatesam Sarma
  • 1983, 1985, 1989 and 1999 - M.V. Krishna Rao
  • 1994 - late Dakkata Achuta Ramayya Reddy
  • 2004 - Naresh Kumar Agarwal
  • 2009 - Sai Raj Piriya
  • 2014 - Bendalam Ashok (TDP)

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

Indian Railways connects the town to other cities like Visakhapatnam, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and other major cities of India.

Road ways ichchapuram is well connected to main cities like bhubaneswar,visakhapatnam,berhampur,srikakulam through APSRTC buses.its is just 200 kms far from orrissa capital.

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