Kanchili

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Kanchili
Kanchili is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kanchili
Kanchili
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Kanchili is located in India
Kanchili
Kanchili
Kanchili (India)
Coordinates: 18°58′52″N 84°34′55″E / 18.981°N 84.582°E / 18.981; 84.582Coordinates: 18°58′52″N 84°34′55″E / 18.981°N 84.582°E / 18.981; 84.582
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictSrikakulam
TalukasKanchili
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
532 290
Telephone code08947
Lok Sabha constituencySrikakulam
Vidhan Sabha constituencyIchchapuram

Kanchili is a village in Srikakulam district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.[1]

Kanchili mandal is bordered by Kaviti mandal to the north, Odisha state to the west and Sompeta mandal to the south and east.

Demographics[edit]

According to Indian census, 2001, the demographic details of Kanchili mandal is as follows:[2]

  • Total Population: 59,845 in 13,796 Households
  • Male Population: 28,930 and Female Population: 30,915
  • Children Under 6-years of age: 8,369 (Boys - 4,322 and Girls - 4,047)
  • Total Literates: 29,650

Etymology[edit]

"Kanchili" village has acquired its name from the local village deity "Kanchamma" who is worshiped with devotion by the locals. The residents of Kanchili, as a matter of their social and moral responsibility, renovated the old temple of goddess 'Kanchamma'.

Transport[edit]

It has a Railway station, it is named after a neighboring large mandal "Sompeta". Most of the trains passing through the Howrah - Chennai route halt here. This Railway station falls under East Coast Railways. RAILWAY serves as a major transport of this village. NH-5 Passes through this village. *APSRTC runs a plenty of buses through this village connecting to many cities and villages.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mandal wise list of villages in Srikakulam district" (PDF). Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 December 2014. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  2. ^ Kanchili mandal at Our Village India.org