Kaikaluru

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Kaikaluru
కైకలూరు
Kaikalyapuram
Village
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Kaikaluru is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kaikaluru
Kaikaluru
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°33′03″N 81°12′00″E / 16.55089°N 81.2000°E / 16.55089; 81.2000Coordinates: 16°33′03″N 81°12′00″E / 16.55089°N 81.2000°E / 16.55089; 81.2000
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Krishna
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 21,292
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 521 xxx
Telephone code +91–8677
Vehicle registration AP–16
Literacy 66.55%
Lok Sabha constituency Eluru
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kaikalur

Kaikaluru or Kaikalur is a Village in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh, India. Kaikalur is home to Kolleru, one of the largest freshwater lakes in India.

Geography[edit]

Kaikalur is located at 16°34′00″N 81°12′00″E / 16.5667°N 81.2000°E / 16.5667; 81.2000.[2] It has an average elevation of 18.famous temple in kaikluru is sri syamalamba temple.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 Census of India, the town had a population of 21,292. The total population constitute, 10,692 males, 10,600 females and 2,097 children, in the age group of 0–6 years. The average literacy rate stands at 78.46% with 15,060 literates, significantly higher than the national average of 73.00%.[3]

Tourist destinations[edit]

Kolleru Lake is the largest freshwater lake in India, located in Kaikalur. It is situated between Krishna and Godavari delta. The lake is fed directly by water from the seasonal Budameru and Tammileru streams. The lake is an important habitat for an estimated 20 million resident and migratory birds such as, Grey or Spot-billed Pelican. It was designated as wetland of international importance in November 2002 under the international Ramsar Convention.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2011". Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kaikalur
  3. ^ "Chapter–3 (Literates and Literacy rate)" (PDF). Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 10 August 2014.