Gooty fort view
|• Total||38.08 km2 (14.70 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Gooty is located at Anantapur. It has an average elevation of 345 metres (1131 feet)., at a distance of 52 km from
As of 2011[update] census, had a population of 48,658. The total population constitute, 23,943 males and 24,715 females —a sex ratio of 1032 females per 1000 males. 5,216 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 2,662 are boys and 2,554 are girls —a ratio of 959 per 1000. The average literacy rate stands at 76.91% with 33,411 literates.
Administration and politics
Gooty was constituted as III-Grade municipality in the year 2011. The total income earned per annum for the FY (2010–2011) was ₹161.46 crore (US$24 million) and the expenditure spent by the municipality for the same year was ₹173.11 crore (US$26 million).
Gooty railway station is located on the Guntakal-Chennai Egmore section, which is part of Mumbai - Chennai railway route, it is home to one of the 5 diesel locomotive sheds in the South Central Railways (SCR).
Gooty is situated on the Bangalore - Hyderabad National Highway 7 (India)(old numbering), Ankola - Bellary - Gooty National Highway NH 63, Gulbarga - Gooty National Highway (In Process w.e.f 23/01/2014).
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