Ichchapuram

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Ichchapuram
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
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictSrikakulam
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyIchchapuram Municipality, SUDA
 • Member of Legislative AssemblyBendalam ashok
Area
 • Total27.28 km2 (10.53 sq mi)
Elevation15 m (49 ft)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total40,000
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
532 312
Telephone code+91–8947
Lok Sabha constituencySrikakulam
Vidhan Sabha constituencyIchchapuram
Websiteichapuram.cdma.ap.gov.in

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.

Government and politics[edit]

Jagannath temple at Ichchapuram

Ichchapuram municipality is classified as a 3rd grade municipality.[1] Ichapuram is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh. Bendalam Ashok is the present MLA.[6]

Transport[edit]

National Highway 16, a part of Golden Quadrilateral highway network, bypasses the town.[7]

Education[edit]

The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.[8][9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "STATISTICAL INFORMATION OF ULBs & UDAs" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Andhra Pradesh. p. 1. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  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. ^ http://www.elections.in/andhra-pradesh/assembly-constituencies/ichchapuram.html
  7. ^ "National Highways Development Project Map". National Highways Authority of India. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  8. ^ "School Education Department" (PDF). School Education Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 December 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  9. ^ "The Department of School Education – Official AP State Government Portal | AP State Portal". www.ap.gov.in. Archived from the original on 7 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.

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