Rajam, Andhra Pradesh

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Rajam
రాజాం
Nagar Panchayat
Rajam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Rajam
Rajam
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 18°26′52″N 83°39′42″E / 18.447858°N 83.661733°E / 18.447858; 83.661733Coordinates: 18°26′52″N 83°39′42″E / 18.447858°N 83.661733°E / 18.447858; 83.661733
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Srikakulam
Elevation[1] 61 m (200 ft)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 532 xxx
Telephone code +91–8941
Website Rajam Nagar Municipality

Rajam is a municipality and mandal headquarters in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India.

History[edit]

Rajam ruled by the great King Raja tandra Paapa rayudu of Andhra Padamanayaka clane,he is great warrior also he killed Vijayaramaraja Gajapaty of vizayanagaram during the bobbili war because of his cheating and mingle with french governor bussy to occupy the Sarkars(north Andhra)later it ruled by veera bobbili kings,its very near to Famous Vavilavasa Zamindari ruled by Rajha Inuganty Veankatarayudu

Geography[edit]

Rajam is located at 18.28N 83.40E.[3] It has an average elevation of 41 meters (137 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[4] Rajam had a population of 443532. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Rajam has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 58%. In Rajam, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elevation for Rajam". Veloroutes. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics.Razam
  4. ^ "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.