Ichchapuram

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Ichchapuram
Town
Ichchapuram railway station
Ichchapuram railway station
Ichchapuram is located in Andhra Pradesh
Ichchapuram
Ichchapuram
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 19°07′N 84°42′E / 19.12°N 84.7°E / 19.12; 84.7Coordinates: 19°07′N 84°42′E / 19.12°N 84.7°E / 19.12; 84.7
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Srikakulam
Government
 • Member of Legislative Assembly Bendalam ashok
Area[1]
 • Total 25.28 km2 (9.76 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 36,493
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu/odia
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 532 312
Telephone code +91–8947
Lok Sabha constituency Srikakulam
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ichchapuram

Ichchapuram is a town in Srikakulam district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a Municipality and also the mandal headquarters of Ichapuram mandal.this town is located nearly 142 km from the district capital srikakulam.[4]

Geography[edit]

Ichchapuram is located at the border of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha at 19°07′N 84°42′E / 19.12°N 84.7°E / 19.12; 84.7.[5] It has an average elevation of 7 metres (22 feet). The town is located on the banks of Bahuda river.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census, the town had a population of 36,493. The total population constitute, 17,716 males, 18,777 females and 4,004 children, in the age group of 0–6 years. The average literacy rate stands at 71.12% with 23,105 literates.[3] The spoken languages are both telugu and odia.

Assembly constituency[edit]

Jagannath temple at Ichchapuram

Ichapuram is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh. Bendalam Ashok is the present MLA.

Transport[edit]

National Highway 16, a part of Golden Quadrilateral highway network, bypasses the town.[6]

Education[edit]

The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.[7][8] The medium of instruction followed by different schools are English, Telugu, Odia.

See also[edit]

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. ^ "Elevation for Rajam". Veloroutes. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Srikakulam district mandals" (PDF). Census of India. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. pp. 178, 210–11. Retrieved 18 May 2015. 
  5. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Ichchapuram
  6. ^ "National Highways Development Project Map". National Highways Authority of India. Retrieved 21 April 2017. 
  7. ^ "School Eduvation Department" (PDF). School Education Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 December 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  8. ^ "The Department of School Education - Official AP State Government Portal | AP State Portal". www.ap.gov.in. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 

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