Sathupalli

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Sathupalli
సత్తుపల్లి
Town
Sathupally.jpg
Sathupalli is located in Telangana
Sathupalli
Sathupalli
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°12′30″N 80°50′10″E / 17.20833°N 80.83611°E / 17.20833; 80.83611Coordinates: 17°12′30″N 80°50′10″E / 17.20833°N 80.83611°E / 17.20833; 80.83611
Country  India
State Telangana
District Khammam
Government
 • Type Democratic
 • Body Municipality
Population (2011)
 • Total 203,768
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 507303
Telephone code 08761
Vehicle registration TS-04
Nearest city Vijayawada
Literacy 65%
Lok Sabha constituency Khammam
Vidhan Sabha constituency Vemsoor (1952-1972)
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sathupally (from 1972
Avg. summer temperature 48 °C (118 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 21 °C (70 °F)
Website www.sathupally.in

Sathupally is one of the major towns and Mandal headquarters in Khammam district in Telangana, India. It is so named because it is the combination of seven (saath) villages. It is also a constituency of the Telangana Legislative Assembly.

The town is 95 kilometres (59 mi) from Vijayawada, 279 kilometres (173 mi) from Hyderabad and 80 kilometres (50 mi) from Khammam and 81 kilometres (50 mi) from Eluru& 54 kilometres (34 mi) from Nuzvid. It consists of singareni coal mines located in the borders and it also consists of vast forest area

The special police 16th battalion is situated at Gangaram village, near to Sathupally town. This is a major municipality and commercial centre in Khammam district. This is one of the fastest-growing towns in Khammam district as this town is reachable by more than 100 villages in the districts of Khammam, West Godavari and Krishna.

Agriculture is the main economic activity in Sathupalli. Irrigation here mainly depends on monsoon and seasonal rainfalls. Major crops are paddy, corn, mango. This place is famous for eucalyptus clones which are abundant here.

Coca-Cola company has a manufacturing unit for production of Kinley mineral water in the town.

Thammileru starts at Sathupalli. There are several number of Temples constructed recently. And, historical Temple named NEELADRI was known constructed during Kakatiya dynasty.

Another famous Temple is Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple at Annapureddy Palli which is approximately 20 Kilometres from the Town. Historically 700 year old temple was built during the reign of Kakatiyas, it represents the epitome of south Indian culture and heritage with excellent sculptures inscribed on the walls and pillars. There are regular bus services to reach this Temple.

Geography[edit]

Topography[edit]

Sathupally is located at 17°13′N 80°49′E / 17.21°N 80.82°E / 17.21; 80.82 Coordinates.

Notable people[edit]

The former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh(United), Jalagam Vengala Rao, and former Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Thummala Nageswara Rao was elected three times from this assembly constituency in 1985,1994 and 1999. Now he is serving as minister for Roads and buildings, Women and child welfare in Telangana State government.the former minister jalagam prasada rao elected from this assembly constituency..

Culture[edit]

Sathupally has a mixed culture of Telangana and Coastal Andhra as it is located near boarder of Andhra Pradesh.

Transportation[edit]

Road[edit]

As Sathupally town is located on SH 7 it is well connected to major cities and towns in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. TSRTC operates regular bus services to many cities like Khammam,Hyderabad,Vijayawada,Eluru,Vishakapatnam.

Rail[edit]

Sathupally has no rail connectivity. Khammam is nearest railway station and it is one of the major Railway stations on the NewDelhi<->Chennai Railway line which connects with Hyderabad, Warangal, Vijayawada, Vishakapatnam, Tirupati and trains going to major cities in India like Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai stop station. There is a railway line proposed to Sathupally majorly for coal transportation. But this project is pending from a long time because funds are not being allotted by railway ministry.

Air[edit]

The nearest airport is Vijayawada Airport (88 km) but the most used airport is the Hyderabad International Airport (290 km) because of its size and accessibility to international locations.