Kandukur, Prakasam district

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Kandukur

Kandukuru

Skandapurik
Kandukuru is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kandukuru
Kandukuru
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Kandukuru is located in India
Kandukuru
Kandukuru
Kandukuru (India)
Coordinates: 15°13′00″N 79°54′15″E / 15.2166650°N 79.9042°E / 15.2166650; 79.9042Coordinates: 15°13′00″N 79°54′15″E / 15.2166650°N 79.9042°E / 15.2166650; 79.9042
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictPrakasam
Government
 • TypeIndian gov.t
 • BodyMLA
Area
 • Total71.86 km2 (27.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total58,000
 • Density810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN

Kandukur or Kandukuru is a town in Prakasam district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a municipality and the mandal headquarters of Kandukur mandal in Kandukur revenue division.[4]

Geography[edit]

Kandukuru (earlier known as Skandapuri) is located at 15°12′59″N 79°54′15″E / 15.2165°N 79.9042°E / 15.2165; 79.9042.[5] It has an average elevation of 13 metres (43 ft).[6]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2017 India census,[7] Kandukur had a population of 1,54,000. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kandukur has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 55%. In Kandukuru, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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]

Language[edit]

Most people in Kandukur speak Telugu and it is official and native language. Some people speak Urdu or Hindi also. Now-a-days some people speaking English too.

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 29 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 12 August 2014. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Elevation for Kandukuru, Praksam district". Veloroutes. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Prakasam District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 166, 180. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  5. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kandukur
  6. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/multimedia/dynamic/01175/13VZONGREG2ROAD_GK_1175706f.jpg kandukur road
  7. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  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.