Yerraguntla

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Yerraguntla
Yerraguntala
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 Rayalalseema Thermal Power Plant.[2] 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.[3] 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 2001 India census,[4] Yerraguntla had a population of 26,736. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Yerraguntla has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 50%. In Yerraguntla, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. It was under Kamalapuram Constituency up to 2007. It has moved to Jammalamadugu Constituency at the time of 2008 Elections.

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.

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