Avanigadda

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Avanigadda
అవనిగడ్డ
Village
Avanigadda is located in Andhra Pradesh
Avanigadda
Avanigadda
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°1′11″N 80°55′12″E / 16.01972°N 80.92000°E / 16.01972; 80.92000Coordinates: 16°1′11″N 80°55′12″E / 16.01972°N 80.92000°E / 16.01972; 80.92000
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Krishna
Mandal Avanigadda
Government
 • Type Panchayat Raj
 • Body Gram panchayat
 • MLA Mandali Buddha Prasad
 • MP Konakalla Narayana Rao
Area[1]
 • Total 13.39 km2 (5.17 sq mi)
Elevation 57 m (187 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 23,737
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area code(s) +91-8671-XXX XXX
Lok Sabha constituency Machilipatnam

Avanigadda is a village in Krishna district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the mandal headquarters of Avanigadda mandal in Machilipatnam revenue division.[3][1]

Geography[edit]

Avanigadda is located on the banks of the Krishna River.[3]

Climate

Due to its proximity to the Bay of Bengal, Avanigadda and its surrounding villages are prone to cyclones and floods.

Climate data for Avanigadda
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.2
(84.6)
30.9
(87.6)
33.3
(91.9)
35.3
(95.5)
37.7
(99.9)
36.3
(97.3)
33.8
(92.8)
32.8
(91)
32.8
(91)
31.5
(88.7)
30.3
(86.5)
29
(84)
32.74
(90.9)
Average low °C (°F) 20.1
(68.2)
21.4
(70.5)
23.5
(74.3)
26.1
(79)
28
(82)
27.5
(81.5)
26.2
(79.2)
25.9
(78.6)
25.9
(78.6)
24.9
(76.8)
22.5
(72.5)
20.2
(68.4)
24.35
(75.8)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 12.2
(0.48)
12.9
(0.508)
26.7
(1.051)
12.3
(0.484)
36.9
(1.453)
97.5
(3.839)
190.6
(7.504)
177.2
(6.976)
180.7
(7.114)
230.2
(9.063)
127.7
(5.028)
20.9
(0.823)
1,125.8
(44.323)
Source: Meoweather[4]

Culture and tourism[edit]

Sri Lakshmi Narayana Swamy Temple

Puligadda Aqueduct, Puligadda-Penumudi bridge, Srikakulam Srikakulandhra Vishnu Temple, Mopidevi Sri subrahmanyeswara swamy Temple, Hamasaladeevi beach etc., are the tourism attractions in the town. Temples such as Sri Addanki Nancharamma Temple at Viswanadhapalli,Sri Lankamma Ammavari Temple and Sri Lakshmi Narayana Swamy temple are the main religious destinations.[5]

Some of the notable personalities of the town are, Mandali Venkata Krishna Rao, Simhadri Satyanarayana Rao, Ambati Brahmanaiah, Mandali Buddha Prasad.

Politics[edit]

Buddha Prasad Mandali is the present MLA, who is the current Deputy speaker of Andhra Pradesh Assembly.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "District Census Handbook – Krishna" (PDF). Census of India. p. 16,472. Retrieved 8 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Krishna District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 520,531. Retrieved 17 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Meoweather". meoweather.com. Retrieved 2013-11-26. 
  5. ^ T. Appala Naidu (17 August 2013). "Aqueduct turns a hot tourist destination". The Hindu (Puligadda (Krishna District)). Retrieved 2 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "MLA". AP State Portal. Retrieved 9 October 2014.