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Census Town
Kankipadu is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°27′00″N 80°47′00″E / 16.4500°N 80.7833°E / 16.4500; 80.7833Coordinates: 16°27′00″N 80°47′00″E / 16.4500°N 80.7833°E / 16.4500; 80.7833
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Krishna
 • Total 3.37 km2 (1.30 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 14,616
 • Density 4,300/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 521151
Vehicle registration AP–16
Lok Sabha constituency Machilipatnam
Assembly constituency Penamaluru

Kankipadu is a census town in Krishna district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is also the mandal headquarters of Kankipadu mandal in Vijayawada revenue division.[1][2] The town is located on the banks of the Paleru River which is a tributary of the Krishna River.


Kankipadu is located at 16°27′00″N 80°47′00″E / 16.4500°N 80.7833°E / 16.4500; 80.7833.[3] It has an average elevation of 6 metres (22 feet).


According to Indian census, 2001, the demographic details of Kankipadu mandal is as follows:[4]

  • Total Population: 63,243 in 16,074 Households.
  • Male Population: 31,676 and Female Population: 31,567
  • Children Under 6-years: 7,166 (Boys - 3,635 and Girls - 3,531)
  • Total Literates: 39,781


The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.[5][6] The medium of instruction followed by different schools are English, Telugu.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "District Census Handbook - Krishna" (PDF). Census of India. p. 17,388. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Krishna District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 506, 529. Retrieved 21 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kankipadu
  4. ^ Kankipadu mandal at Our Village India.org
  5. ^ "School Eduvation Department" (PDF). School Education Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 December 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  6. ^ "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.