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Srikakulam
శ్రీకాకుళం
Historical Village
Andhra mahavishnu Temple in Srikakulam
Andhra mahavishnu Temple in Srikakulam
Srikakulam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Srikakulam
Srikakulam
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°12′00″N 80°51′00″E / 16.2000°N 80.8500°E / 16.2000; 80.8500Coordinates: 16°12′00″N 80°51′00″E / 16.2000°N 80.8500°E / 16.2000; 80.8500
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Krishna
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,835
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 521132
Vehicle registration AP16
Nearest city Vijayawada

Srikakulam is a Village located in Ghantasala Mandal in diviseema region of Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh.

This place is known for the Srikakulandhra Vishnu temple built in the honor of a king named Andhra Vishnu who reigned before Satavahanas. Kasula Purushottama Kavi, a poet under patronage of Zamindar of Challapalli in diviseema region of Andhra Pradesh wrote Āndhra Nāyaka Satakam dedicated to the Lord of the temple.

Geography[edit]

Srikakulam village is located at 16°12′00″N 80°51′00″E / 16.2000°N 80.8500°E / 16.2000; 80.8500.[1] It has an average elevation of 9 metres (32 ft).

Demographics[edit]

According to Indian census, 2001, the demographic details of this village is as follows:[2]

  • Total Population: 7,835 in 1,976 Households.
  • Male Population: 3,877
  • Female Population: 3,958
  • Children Under 6-years: 913 (Boys - 446 and Girls - 467)
  • Total Literates: 4,796
  • Pin code 521132

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