Pedana

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Pedana
Municipality
Pedana is located in Andhra Pradesh
Pedana
Pedana
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°16′00″N 81°10′00″E / 16.2667°N 81.1667°E / 16.2667; 81.1667Coordinates: 16°16′00″N 81°10′00″E / 16.2667°N 81.1667°E / 16.2667; 81.1667
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Krishna
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 30,721
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 521366
Vehicle registration AP16

Pedana is a town, Mandal and a municipality in Krishna district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Pedana is located at 16°16′00″N 81°10′00″E / 16.2667°N 81.1667°E / 16.2667; 81.1667.[2] It has an average elevation of 0.5 metres (3 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Pedana Municipality had a population of 30,835. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Pedana has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 54%. In Pedana, 12% of the population under 6 years of age. This municipality was constituted in 1985 with 17 revenue wards and 20 election wards. Now this municipality has 23 election wards.

Economy[edit]

Pedana is known for its Handlooms and most of the foreigners visit Pedana for several handloom firms like Kalamkari and cheneta (weaving). Two Upper Primary Schools, Bhatta Gnanakottaih Zilla Parishad High School and Boddu Nagaiah Junior College.And also known as agricultural place. It is very poor in economy.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Censu 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pedana
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.