Konada

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Konada
కోనాడ
village
Konada is located in Andhra Pradesh
Konada
Konada
Konada is located in India
Konada
Konada
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 18°01′00″N 83°34′00″E / 18.0167°N 83.5667°E / 18.0167; 83.5667Coordinates: 18°01′00″N 83°34′00″E / 18.0167°N 83.5667°E / 18.0167; 83.5667
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Vizianagaram
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 535213
Telephone code 08922
Vehicle registration AP-35

Konada is a village and panchayat in Pusapatirega mandal of Vizianagaram district, Andhra Pradesh, India. Konada is located 75 km from Visakhapatnam in northern part of Andhra Pradesh. The population of Konada is around 2000.

River Champavathi joins the Bay of Bengal near this village.

There is a post office and APGVB in Konada.[1]

Konada is near a site intended for eight nuclear power plants, at least six GE-Hitachi Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactors (ESBWRs).[2]

Geography[edit]

Konada is located at 18°01′00″N 83°34′00″E / 18.0167°N 83.5667°E / 18.0167; 83.5667.[3] It has an average elevation of 11 meters (39 feet).

Shiva Temples[edit]

In Konada village, there is a Venugopala Swamy temple which is more than 700 years old. Adjoning to this is Uma Ramalingeshwar Swamy, Kamalingeshwar Swamy temples. This is the first of its kind, wherein three Shivalingas are present under one roof. The temple was constructed by Magatpalli Kammaiya in the year 1346.

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