Singarayakonda

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Singarayakonda
సింగరాయకొండ
Census town
Paddy fields near Singarayakonda
Paddy fields near Singarayakonda
Singarayakonda is located in Andhra Pradesh
Singarayakonda
Singarayakonda
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 15°15′N 80°02′E / 15.25°N 80.03°E / 15.25; 80.03Coordinates: 15°15′N 80°02′E / 15.25°N 80.03°E / 15.25; 80.03
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Prakasam
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 19,400
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Singarayakonda is a census town in Prakasam district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

About[edit]

This is situated on the NH-5 Highway and has a connectivity of the Railway line between Vijayawada and Chennai. This gives highest revenue than any other station in this line of South Central Railway in the Prakasam district. This also has been the center for transportation for all the nearby villages which are located around a distance of the 15 km from this place. Singarayakonda is near to seashore distance 5 km to Pakala beach.

Geography[edit]

Singarayakonda is located at 15°15′N 80°02′E / 15.25°N 80.03°E / 15.25; 80.03.[2] It has an average elevation of 15 metres (49 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[3] Singarayakonda had a population of 28,675. Males constitute 48% of the population and females 52%. Singarayakonda has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 61%. In Singarayakonda, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Connectivity[edit]

Singarayakonda is well connected with rail and road transport. It is situated on NH-5 and chennai - howrah main railway line.

Education[edit]

Colleges[edit]

A.R.C. & G.V.R. Junior college. PNCA Junior & Degree College. Malineni Lakshmaiah Engineering College. Malineni Lakshmaiah College of Pharmacy. Malineni Perumallu I.T.I. College. Omega College of Education. For B.ED. Amrutha College of Education. For B.ED

Temples[edit]

The area is famous for the Lord Varaha Narasimha Temple, built by the Lord Devaraya in the early 15th century and later modified by Lord Srikrishnadevaraya. Other notable temples in the area are the Temple of Yoga Narasimha, a temple of Prasannajaneya, which contains a famous statue of Lord Hanuman, and ayyappa swami temple which located near old singarayakonda.

Lord Varaha Narasimha Temple is formally known as Dakshin Simhachalam.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Singarayakonda
  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.