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Kadiam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°55′00″N 81°50′00″E / 16.9167°N 81.8333°E / 16.9167; 81.8333Coordinates: 16°55′00″N 81°50′00″E / 16.9167°N 81.8333°E / 16.9167; 81.8333
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District East Godavari
Talukas Kadiam
Elevation 8 m (26 ft)
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kadiam or Kadiyam is a village and mandal headquarters, near Dowlaiswaram in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is a major flower nursery centre in Andhra Pradesh.


Kadiyam is located at 16°55′00″N 81°50′00″E / 16.9167°N 81.8333°E / 16.9167; 81.8333.[1] It has an average elevation of 8 meters (29 feet).


  • Kadiyam is a major flower nursery centre in Andhra Pradesh. There are about 600 nurseries in this village and more than 25,000 were gaining employment directly or indirectly due to them.
  • One more large powerplant is built by GMR industries and went online in 2005.
  • A Paper mill is also there in this major Panchayat.
  • Three movie theatres are there in this village.
  • With a population of 30,000 people with in this Village. Located 10 km away from the Rajahmundry Corporation.
  • In Andhra Pradesh state, Kadiam stands next only to Khairathabad (In Hyd) for its bigger assembly constituency.

Assembly Constituency[edit]

Kadiam is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh. There are 2,43,229 registered voters in Kadiyam constituency in 1999 elections.

List of Elected Members:[2]

  • 1978 - Patamsetti Ammiraju
  • 1983, 1998 - Girajala Venkataswamy Naidu (Ex MLA & Ex MP)
  • 1985 and 1994 - Vaddi Veerabhadra Rao
  • 1989, 1999 and 2004 - Jakkampudi Rammohan Rao
  • 2009-chandana ramesh

Villages and Panchayats[edit]

There are 11 panchayats in Kadiam mandal.[3]

  • Damireddipalli (village and panchayat)
  • Dulla (village and panchayat)
  • Jegurupadu (village and panchayat) well known for GVK power plant
  • Kadiam (village, panchayat and mandal headquarters)
  • Kadiyapu Savaram (village and panchayat)
  • Kadiyapu Lanka (village and panchayat)
  • Madhavarayudupalem (village and panchayat)
  • Muramanda (village and panchayat)
  • Mirthipadu (village and panchayat)
  • Potti Lanka (village and panchayat)
  • Burri Lanka (village and panchayat)
  • Venkayamma peta(village and panchayat)
  • Veeravaram (village and panchayat)
  • Vemagiri (village and panchayat)


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