Yerraguntla

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Yerraguntla
ఎర్రగుంట్ల
Census Town
Yerraguntla is located in Andhra Pradesh
Yerraguntla
Yerraguntla
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 14°38′00″N 78°32′00″E / 14.6333°N 78.5333°E / 14.6333; 78.5333Coordinates: 14°38′00″N 78°32′00″E / 14.6333°N 78.5333°E / 14.6333; 78.5333
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Kadapa
Elevation 152 m (499 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 32,574
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Yerraguntla is a Census town in YSR district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The town is home to many cement factories and Rayalaseema Thermal Power Plant. Yerraguntla is located 37 km (23 mi) from Kadapa.

Geography[edit]

Yerraguntla is located at 14°38′00″N 78°32′00″E / 14.6333°N 78.5333°E / 14.6333; 78.5333.[2] It has an average elevation of 152 meters (501 feet). Yerraguntla is also famous for stones, which is used for houses flooring and construction of houses. Yerraguntla is driven by mining of these stones and transportation of these stones. Yerraguntla has good number of stone polish industries, and three major cement factories India Cements, Zuari Cements and Bharati Cements.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 Census of India, the town had a population of 32,574. The total population constitute, 16,558 males, 16,016 females and 3,754 children, in the age group of 0–6 years. The average literacy rate stands at 70.56% with 20,334 literates, lower than the national average of 73.00%.[3]

Transport[edit]

Yerraguntla railway station is located on the Guntakal-Chennai line which is part of Mumbai-Chennai line.A new railway line has been laid from yerraguntla as a junction connecting places like proddatur, jammalamadugu and nandyal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 5 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics. Erraguntla
  3. ^ "Chapter–3 (Literates and Literacy rate)" (PDF). Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 03 August 2014. 

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