Salihundam Buddhist site near Kalingapatnam
|• Total||6.51 km2 (2.51 sq mi)|
|• Density||990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Kalingapatnam is a village in Srikakulam district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Gara mandal of Srikakulam revenue division. It has one of the major beach sand deposits of the state.
Kalingapatnam was one of ancient Kalinga's harbour towns. Perfumes, textiles and so on were exported to other countries from the port. Kalingapatnam port was closed during British rule of India. However, the light house constructed by the British at Kalingapatnam port remains.
A new Shiva temple is being built near the Kalingapatnam Beach towards Machilesam, by K.J.Rao & Co.
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