Kodad

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Kodada
కోదాడ
Kodada
Municipality
Kodada is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kodada
Kodada
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°59′52″N 79°57′55″E / 16.99778°N 79.96528°E / 16.99778; 79.96528Coordinates: 16°59′52″N 79°57′55″E / 16.99778°N 79.96528°E / 16.99778; 79.96528
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
Region Telangana
District Nalgonda
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 508206
Telephone code 08683
Vehicle registration AP 24
Nearest city Suryapet (40 km), Khammam (40 km)
Literacy 98%%
Climate hot (Köppen)
Website http://www.kodad.org/

Kodad is a town & municipality and Mandal headquarters in the Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh, South India. It lies on the National Highway 9 between Hyderabad and Vijayawada. It is located at a distance of 176 km from Hyderabad, 100 km from Vijayawada and is 100 km (62 mi) from the Nagarjuna Sagar reservoir.

Located on the border of Telangana and Coastal Andhra regions, Kodad has a mixture of Telangana and Coastal Andhra culture. The language spoken here is Telugu with a different slang, a mix between that of Telangana and Andhra regions. Before being declared as a municipality, it was the biggest Gram Panchayat in Andhra Pradesh. It is a town with great resources and high population density. It is a place of trade and education. Education system is quite strong in Kodad. It has 7 recognized engineering colleges and many inter colleges and schools. It is place with all high end resources available for a common man. Place with good water facility. Kodad is more popular for the Cement Factories and Rice mills located in and around the town. NH9 passes through the midst of the town.There are 6 theaters in Kodad. SRINIVASA A/C DTS,KRISHNA PRIYA (not working) A/C DTS,RANGA A/C DTS,VENKATESWARA A/C DTS,SHAKUNTHALA A/C DTS and SAI KRISHNA A/C DTS. Total 6 theaters 5 working condition 1 not working condition. [1]

Kodad has a hill, which can be seen from 40 nearby villages. It is in Ananthagiri. The hill, marked by a Trishul, to promote hindhuism, by local priests.

An official local community website has been launched for Kodad, http://www.kodad.org on March 31, 2014 (Telugu New Years's eve "Ugadi").

Prominent People born in Kodad :


Tadepalli Lakshmi Kanta Rao,popularly known as Kathi Kanta Rao.

Venu Madhav,Famous Comedian and hero in tollywood.

Mr. M. Abhinav from Kodad has secured Gold Medal in the Asian Youth Chess Championship Under 10 years category held at Tehran, Iran during April, 2000.

MR.N.Dheeraj kumar from kodad has secured gold medal in commenwealth chess championship under 12 category held at mumbai in 2006,also Highest Fide rated player in total nalgonda(dist).

B. Anand Naik of Kodad won the AP State rapid chess championship by scoring six points out of six rounds here on Friday.


Politics in Kodad :


M.L.A of kodad is CHANDER RAO VANEPALLI.

Ex M.L.A is Nalamada Uttam Kumar Reddy,He was elected thrice to the Assembly.


Near Kodada has lot of temples like Tirupatamma, Gopanna, Ramulavari Temple

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.harmyne.com/2012/01/cinema-theaters-in-kodada-nalgonda.html

Manakodada.com