Bhogapuram

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Bhogapuram
Gudiwada Dibba Buddhist Stupa Mound in Bhogapuram mandal
Gudiwada Dibba Buddhist Stupa Mound in Bhogapuram mandal
Bhogapuram is located in Andhra Pradesh
Bhogapuram
Bhogapuram
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Bhogapuram is located in India
Bhogapuram
Bhogapuram
Bhogapuram (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
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictVizianagaram
Area
 • Total20.96 km2 (8.09 sq mi)
Elevation21 m (69 ft)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total9,341
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
535 216
Telephone code91 08922
Vehicle registrationAP35

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]

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 - Kommuru Appadu Dora, Indian National Congress
  • 1967 - Kommuru Appadu Dora, Indian National Congress
  • 1972 - Kommuru Appadu Dora, Indian National Congress
  • 1978 - Kommuru Appadu Dora, Indian National Congress
  • 1983 - Pathivada Narayana Swamy Naidu, Telugu Desam Party
  • 1985 - Pathivada Narayana Swamy Naidu, Telugu Desam Party
  • 1989 - Pathivada Narayana Swamy Naidu, Telugu Desam Party
  • 1994 - Pathivada Narayana Swamy Naidu, Telugu Desam Party
  • 1999 - Pathivada Narayana Swamy Naidu, Telugu Desam Party
  • 2004 - Pathivada Narayana Swamy Naidu, Telugu Desam Party

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 Bhogapuram, 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. ^ Sarma, Ch. R. S. (22 January 2018). "Bhogapuram airport: notification for land acquisition issued". The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
  6. ^ Election Commission of India 1978-2004 results Archived 30 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine