Gopalapatnam

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Gopalapatnam
Neighbourhood
Gopalapatnam Main Road
Gopalapatnam Main Road
Gopalapatnam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Gopalapatnam
Gopalapatnam
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 17°44′33″N 83°19′1″E / 17.74250°N 83.31694°E / 17.74250; 83.31694Coordinates: 17°44′33″N 83°19′1″E / 17.74250°N 83.31694°E / 17.74250; 83.31694
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Visakhapatnam
Government
 • Body Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 530027

Gopalapatnam is at the Western side of the city of Visakhapatnam.

History[edit]

In 1942, Sri Gopala Raju - a wealthy man used to live in the area whose name was put for the area. He used to rule Kota gutta, Enugula Dwaram, Gurrala Cheruvu, Taati Penda areas which were united to form the present Gopalapatnam.

Commercial area[edit]

Gopalapatnam is a big business center with many kinds of shops, markets, and shopping malls. It is the centre for shopping for many suburbs and villages.

Transport[edit]

Gopalapatnam has an APSRTC bus depot, making it a hub of many buses bound to all parts of the city.

Simhachalam Railway station

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The closest Railway stations are at Simhachalam and North Simhachalam.

Schools[edit]

There are many schools here catering to all budgets.

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