Rayachoti

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Raychoti
రాయచోటి
Raychoti is located in Andhra Pradesh
Raychoti
Raychoti
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 14°03′30″N 78°45′06″E / 14.05833°N 78.75167°E / 14.05833; 78.75167Coordinates: 14°03′30″N 78°45′06″E / 14.05833°N 78.75167°E / 14.05833; 78.75167
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
Region Rayalaseema
District Kadapa district
Government
 • Body Rayachoti Municipal Corporation
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 91,234
Languages
 • Official Telugu, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 516 269
Telephone code +91–8561
Vehicle registration AP–04
Website Rayachoti Municipality

Rayachoti is a town in Kadapa district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a municipality in Rayachoti mandal of Kadapa revenue division.[2]

Geography[edit]

Rayachoti is located at 14°03′N 78°45′E / 14.05°N 78.75°E / 14.05; 78.75. It has an average elevation of 1200 metres (3,900 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[3] Rayachoti had a population of 1,73,266. Males constitute 50.9% of the population and females 49.1%. Rayachoti has an average literacy rate of 61.6%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 51%. In Rayachoti, 18% of the population is under six years of age.

Veerabhadra Swamy temple[edit]

A very old temple dating to the Chola dynasty is situated in the heart of the town

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Revenue Divisions and Mandals". Official website of YSR Kadapa District. National Informatics Centre- Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 23 May 2015. 
  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.