Gollaprolu

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Gollaprolu
Town
Fields between Pithapuram and Gollaprolu
Fields between Pithapuram and Gollaprolu
Gollaprolu is located in Andhra Pradesh
Gollaprolu
Gollaprolu
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 17°10′02″N 82°17′05″E / 17.1672°N 82.2847°E / 17.1672; 82.2847Coordinates: 17°10′02″N 82°17′05″E / 17.1672°N 82.2847°E / 17.1672; 82.2847
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District East Godavari
Talukas Gollaprolu
Government
 • Type Urban local body[GMC], GUDA
 • Body Gollaprolu municipal council (Municipal chairman-Seeram Manikyam)
Area[1]
 • Total 50.10 km2 (19.34 sq mi)
Population (2014)[2]
 • Total 36,882
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 533445
Telephone code +91–8869
Vehicle registration AP 05[kakinada]
Website gollaprolu.cdma.ap.gov.in

Gollaprolu is a town in East Godavari district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a Municipality in Gollaprolu mandal of Kakinada revenue division.[2] The town also forms a part of Godavari Urban Development Authority.[3]

Geography[edit]

The region is cyclone-prone with agricultural dependant.[4] The villagers are known for growing one of the most sought after varieties of hot pepper and is famous for the production of onions, ground nuts, cotton and rice.[5]

Governance[edit]

The town was upgraded from Gram panchayat to Municipality on 23 June 2011. Commissioner B. Nageswararao

Education[edit]

Sri Seth Peraji Lumbaji Zilla Parishat High School

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities, Municipal Corporations & UDAs" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "District Census Handbook - East Godavari" (PDF). Census of India. p. 16,324. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2015. Retrieved 13 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Constitution of Godavari Urban Development Authority with headquarters at Godavari" (PDF). Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 January 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "Dr. MVR Prathamika Patasala, Gollaprolu". Asha for Education. 2004. Retrieved 24 January 2007. 
  5. ^ Radhika Malpani. "School In Gollaprolu". ILP Projects. Archived from the original on 25 March 2005. Retrieved 24 January 2007. 

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