Kosigi

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Kosigi
village
Kosigi is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kosigi
Kosigi
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 15°51′00″N 77°16′00″E / 15.8500°N 77.2667°E / 15.8500; 77.2667Coordinates: 15°51′00″N 77°16′00″E / 15.8500°N 77.2667°E / 15.8500; 77.2667
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Kurnool
Elevation 398 m (1,306 ft)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 518313

Kosigi is a village and mandal in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh, India. In addition to Telugu, Kannada is also spoken and understood by large number of people here. Kosigi is well connected through the Mumbai-Chennai rail route and has a railway station constructed well before independence of India. Kosigi was well known for the leather raw material (animal skin). Kosigi Mandal has a population of 68001 of which males 34,072 and females are 33,929. Kosigi village has 23126 people according to the census 2011.[1]

Education[edit]

There are several primary govt schools, a few high schools a Junior college in the town.

  1. Z.P.High School for Boys, Kosigi
  2. Z.P.High Schhol for Girls, Kosigi
  3. Mt. Carmel English Medium High School, Kosigi [2]
  4. Govt. Jr. College, Kosigi

Geography[edit]

Kosigi is located at 15°51′00″N 77°16′00″E / 15.8500°N 77.2667°E / 15.8500; 77.2667.[3] It has an average elevation of 398 meters (1309 feet).

Agriculture[edit]

Majority of people depends on agriculture for livelihood. Cultivation of various crops heavily depends on rain, only one crop that can be successfully cultivated in monsoon season in each year. Some villages near by have access to water facility from Tungabhadra River.It is famous for producing groundnuts,onions,chilli,cotton,rice, grains and other vegetables. All these produce are sold at various markets located at Adoni, Yemmiganur in Andhra Pradesh and Raichur in Karnataka. Mostly farmers sell onions at Koyambedu Wholesale Market Complex in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

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