Bhogapuram

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Bhogapuram
Village
Gudiwada Dibba Buddhist Stupa Mound in Bhogapuram mandal
Gudiwada Dibba Buddhist Stupa Mound in Bhogapuram mandal
Bhogapuram is located in Andhra Pradesh
Bhogapuram
Bhogapuram
Bhogapuram is located in India
Bhogapuram
Bhogapuram
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 18°01′52″N 83°29′48″E / 18.0311°N 83.4967°E / 18.0311; 83.4967Coordinates: 18°01′52″N 83°29′48″E / 18.0311°N 83.4967°E / 18.0311; 83.4967
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Vizianagaram
Area[1]
 • Total 20.96 km2 (8.09 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 21 m (69 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 9,341
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 535 216
Telephone code 91 08922
Vehicle registration AP35

Bhogapuram is a village in Vizianagaram district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Bhogapuram mandal of Vizianagaram revenue division.[3] It is situated on the banks of Champavati river and its canals.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Bhogapuram is located at 18°01′52″N 83°29′48″E / 18.0311°N 83.4967°E / 18.0311; 83.4967 and at an altitude of 21 m (69 ft). The village is spread over an area of 20.96 km2 (8.09 sq mi).[1]

Demography[edit]

As of 2011 census of India, Bhogapuram had a population of 9,341. The total population constitute, 4,645 males and 4,696 females —a sex ratio of 1011 females per 1000 males. 930 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 452 are boys and 478 are girls. The average literacy rate stands at 63.98% with 5,381 literates, significantly higher than the state average of 67.41%.[1][4]

Transport[edit]

Bhogapuram is located on the National Highway 16. The government of Andhra Pradesh is planning to build a Greenfield airport at Bhogapuram.[5]

Politics[edit]

Bhogapuram assembly constituency had 125,856 voters in the 1999 elections. Bhogapuram legislative assembly segment has been merged into Nellimarla legislative assembly segment in 2009.

List of Members of Legislative Assembly:[6]

  • 1955 - Botcha Adinarayana
  • 1962, 1967, 1972 and 1978 - Kommuru Appadu Dora
  • 1983, 1985, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2014 - Pathivada Narayana Swamy Naidu

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "District Census Handbook - Visakhapatnam" (PDF). Census of India. p. 18,408. Retrieved 23 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Kolakaluru, India". fallingrain.com. 
  3. ^ "District Level Mandal wise List of Villages in Andhra Pradesh" (PDF). Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. National Informatics Centre. p. 21. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 December 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "Literacy of AP (Census 2011)" (PDF). Official Portal of Andhra Pradesh Government. p. 43. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2014. 
  5. ^ "Bhogapuram airport: notification for land acquisition issued". The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 23 December 2015. 
  6. ^ Election Commission of India 1978-2004 results Archived September 30, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.