Andhra Pradesh Capital Region

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Andhra Pradesh capital region
Metropolitan Area
Map showing Andhra Pradesh Capital Region spread across Guntur and Krishna districts with the city of Amaravati on the banks of River Krishna
Map showing Andhra Pradesh Capital Region spread across Guntur and Krishna districts with the city of Amaravati on the banks of River Krishna
Government
 • Regional authority APCRDA
Area[1]
 • Total 8,603 km2 (3,322 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 5,873,588
Website APCRDA

Andhra Pradesh Capital Region is the conurbation or metropolitan area surrounding Amaravati, the new capital city of Andhra Pradesh. The entire region is under the jurisdiction of Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority, and covers an area of 8,603 km2 (3,322 sq mi) under 58 mandals, of which 29 are in Krishna district and 29 in Guntur district.[1] The capital region covers 18 mandals fully and 11 mandals partially in Guntur district. In Krishna district, it covers 15 mandals fully and 14 mandals partially under the jurisdiction of APCRDA.[3][4] The capital city is an Urban Notified Area, and will cover 217.23 km2 (83.87 sq mi), within the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region.[5]

Administration[edit]

Buddha Statue at Amaravati, an iconic structure in Andhra Pradesh Capital Region
Bridges on Krishna River, Vijayawada

Urban local bodies[edit]

The region has a total of 13 urban areas including, the capital city of Amaravati, 2 municipal corporations, 8 municipalities and 2 nagar panchayats. Vijayawada, Guntur are the two municipal corporation, Gudivada, Jaggayyapeta, Mangalagiri, Nuzvid, Ponnur, Sattenapalle, Tadepalle, Tenali are the 8 municipalities and Nandigama, Vuyyuru are the 2 nagar panchayats.[6]

Jurisdiction[edit]

The below list is of the mandals and villages under the jurisdiction of Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority.[4][7][8]

Fully included mandals
# Guntur district # Krishna district
1 Amaravati mandal 1 Agiripalle mandal
2 Amruthaluru mandal 2 G.Konduru mandal
3 Chebrolu mandal 3 Gannavaram mandal
4 Duggirala mandal 4 Ibrahimpatnam mandal
5 Guntur mandal 5 Kanchikacharla mandal
6 Kollipara mandal 6 Kankipadu mandal
7 Kollur mandal 7 Pamidimukkala mandal
8 Mangalagiri mandal 8 Pedaparupudi mandal
9 Medikonduru mandal 9 Penamaluru mandal
10 Pedakakani mandal 10 Thotlavalluru mandal
11 Pedakurapadu mandal 11 Unguturu mandal
12 Tadikonda mandal 12 Veerullapadu mandal
13 Tadepalle mandal 13 Vijayawada (rural) mandal
14 Tenali mandal 14 Vijayawada North
15 Thullur mandal 15 Vijayawada East
16 Tsunduru mandal 16 Vijayawada West
17 Vatticherukuru mandal 17 Vijayawada Central
18 Vemuru mandal 18 Vuyyuru mandal

Partially included mandals/villages

The limits of the region was expanded on 22 September 2015, which resulted in addition and removal of the mandals and villages.[4][7]

Mandals in the below list are the partially included (only some villages) in the capital region.

Guntur district[edit]

Guntur district
# Name of mandal Villages No. of villages
1 Atchampeta mandal Ambadipudi, Challagariga, Chamarru (including Atchampet, Neeleswarapalem Grampanchayats), Chigurupadu, Chintapalle, Ginjupalle, Kastala Agraharam, Konuru, Kogantivaripalem, Madipadu Agraharam, Madipadu Seri, Mittapalem, Orvakallu, Pedapalem, Taduvoy, Thallacheruvu, Velpuru 18
2 Bhattiprolu mandal Bhattiprolu (including Addepalli), Gorigapudi, Konetipuram, Oleru, Pallekona, Pedalanka, Pedapulivarru, Pesarlanka, Sivangulapalem, Surepalle, Vellaturu 11
3 Krosuru mandal Ananthavaram Agraharam, Andukuru, Balemarru, Bayyavaram, Dodleru, Garikapadu, Gudipadu, Hassanbada, Krosuru, Parupalle, Peesapadu, Thalluru, Vipparla, Vutukuru, Vuyyandana 15
4 Phirangipuram mandal Aminabad, Bethapudi, Erraguntlapadu, Gundlapadu, Havusu Ganesha, Merikapudi, Nudurupadu, Phirangipuram, Ponugupadu, Repudi, Sirangipalem, Takkellapadu, Thalluru, Vemavaram 14
5 Ponnur mandal Aremanda, Brahmana Koduru, Chintalapudi, Dandamudi, Doppalapudi, Jadavalli, Jupudi, Kondamudi, Mannava, Mamillapalle, Mulukuduru, Munipalle, Nandur, Nidubrolu, Patchalatadiparru, Upparapalem, Vaddimukkala, Vallabharaopale, Vellaluru 19
6 Prattipadu mandal Edulapalem, Enamadala, Ganikapudi, Gottipadu, Konda Jagarlamudi, Kondapadu, Mallayapalem, Nadimpalem, Prattipadu, Vangipuram 10
7 Sattenapalli mandal Abburu, Bhatluru, Bhimavaram, Bhurugubanda, Dhulipalla, Garlapadu, Gorantla, Gudipudi, Kankanalapalle, Kantepudi, Kattamuru, Komerapudi, Lakkaraju Garlapadu, Nandigama, Pakalapadu, Panidem, Pedamakkena, Rentapalla, Vaddavalli 18
8 Edlapadu mandal Edlapadu, Jaladi, Karuchola, Khandrika, Kondaveedu, Marripalem, Mydavolu, Sandepudi, Solasa, Thimmapuram, Thurlapadu Unnava, Vankayalapadu, Viswanadhuni 13

Krishna district[edit]

Krishna district
# Name of mandal Villages No. of villages
1 Bapulapadu mandal Ampapuram, Arugolanu, Bandarugudem, Bapulapadu, Billanapalle, Bommuluru, Bommuluru Khandrika, Chirivada, Dantaguntla, Kakulapadu, Kanumolu, Kodurupadu, Kothapalle, Koyyuru, Kuripirala, Madicherla, Mallavalli, Ogirala, Ramannagudem, Rangannagudem, Remalle, Seri Narasannapalem, Singannagudem, Sobhanadri puram, Tippanagunta, Veeravalle, Veleru, Venkatapuram, Venkataraju Gudem 29
2 Challapalle mandal Challapalle, Chidepudi, Lakshmipuram, Majeru, Mangalapuram, Nadakuduru, Nimmagadda, Pagolu, Puritigadda, Vakkalagadda, Velivolu, Yarlagadda 12
3 Chandarlapadu mandal Bobbellapadu, Brahmabotlapalem, Chandarlapadu, Chintalapadu, Eturu, Gudimetla, Gudimetlapalem, Kasarabada, Kodavatikallu, Konayapalem, Medipalem, Munagalapalle, Muppala, Patempadu, Pokkunuru, Popuru, Punnavalle, Thotaravulapadu, Turlapadu, Ustepalle, Veladi, Vibhareetapadu 23
4 Ghantasala mandal Birudugadda, Bollapadu, Chilakalapudi, Chinakallepalle, Chitturpu, Daliparru, Devarakota, Elikalakuduru, Endakuduru, Ghantasala, Kodali, Kothapalle, Lankapalle, Mallampalle, Pushadam, Srikakulam, Tadepalle, Telugurao Palem, Vellimalli Rudravaram, Vemulapalle 20
5 Gudivada mandal Allidoddi, Bethavolu, Billapadu, Bommuluru, Chilakamudi, China Yerukapadu, Chirichintala, Chowtapalle, Dondapadu, Gangadharapuram, Gudivada (R), Guntakoduru, Kalvapudiagraharam, Lingavaram, Mandapadu, Merakagudem, Moturu, Nagavarappadu, Peda Yerakapadu, Ramachandrapuram, Ramanapudi, Saidepudi, Seepudi, Seri Dintakurru, Serigolvepalli, Serivelpuru, Siddantam, Tativarru, Valivartipadu 29
6 Jaggayyapeta mandal Annavaram, Anumanchipalle, Balusupadu, Bandipalem, Buchavaram, Budawada, Chillakallu, Gandrai, Garikapadu, Gowravaram, Jayanthipuram, Kowthavariagraharam, Malkapuram, Muktheswarapuram, Pochampalle, Ramachandrunipeta, Ravikmapadu, Ravirala, Shermohammadpeta, Thakkellapadu, Tirumalagiri, Torraguntapalem, Tripuravaram, Vedadri 24
7 Mopidevi mandal Annavaram, Ayodhya, Bobbarlanka, Chiruvolu, Kaptanpalem, Kokkilagadda, Mellamarru, Mellamarthilanka, Merakanapalli, Mopidevi, Mopidevi lanka, Nagayatippa, Pedakallepalli, Pedaprolu, Tekupalli, Venkatapuram 15
8 Movva mandal Avurupudi, Ayyanki, Barlapudi, Bhatla Penumarru, Chinamuttevi, Gudapadu, Kaza, Kosuru, Kuchipudi, Movva, Nidumolu, Palankipadu, Pedapudi, Pedasanagallu, Pedamuttevi, Vemulamada, Yeddanapudi 17
9 Mylavaram mandal Chandragudem, Chandrala, Dasullapalem, Ganapavaram, Gannavaram, Gudem, Janagalapalle, Kanimerla, Keerthirayana gudem, Morusumilli, Mulakalapenta Mylavaram, Parvathapuram, Pondugula, Pulluru, Sabjapadu, Tholukodu, Thummalagunta, Vedurubeedem, Velvadam 18
11 Nandigama mandal Adaviravulapadu, Lingalapadu, Aitavaram, Ambarupeta, Chandapuram, Damuluru, Gollamudi, Jonnalagadda, Torragudipadu, Kanchala, Kethaveerunipadu, Konatham Atmakuru, Konduru, Kurugantivari Khandrika, Latchapalem, Magallu, Munagacharla, Pallagiri, Pedavaram, Raghavapuram, Ramireddipalle, Rudravaram, Satyavaram, Somavaram, Takkellapadu 25
12 Nandivada mandal Anamanapudi, Aripirala, Chedurtipadu, Chinalingala, Dandiganapudi, Gandepudi, Ilaparru, Janardhanapuram, Kudaravalli, Nandivada, Nuthulapadu, Puttagunta, Oddulameraka, Pedalingala, Pedavirivada, Polukonda, Ramapuram, Rudrapaka, Srinivasapuram, Tamirisa, Tummalapalle, Vennanapudi 22
13 Nuzvid mandal
14 Pamarru mandal
15 Penuganchiprolu mandal
16 Vatsavai mandal

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "A.P. Capital Region" (PDF). APCRDA. Government of Andhra Pradesh. p. 15. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 September 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Demography" (PDF). APCRDA. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
  3. ^ "AP Capital Region Development Authority comes into being". The Hindu. Hyderabad. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "District wise mandals and villages covered in Krishna and Guntur districts" (PDF). Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 23 September 2015.
  5. ^ Mahalakshmi, BV (22 October 2015). "Foundation stone of Andhra Pradesh's new capital Amaravati laid by PM Narendra Modi". The Financial Express. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  6. ^ "Urban Footprints in APCRDA Region". APCRDA. Retrieved 27 June 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Declaration of A.P. Capital Region" (PDF). APCRDA. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department. 22 September 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 February 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  8. ^ Subba Rao, GVR (23 September 2015). "Capital region expands as CRDA redraws boundaries". The Hindu. Vijayawada. Retrieved 31 October 2015.

Coordinates: 16°30′30″N 80°38′30″E / 16.50833°N 80.64167°E / 16.50833; 80.64167