Kota, Andhra Pradesh

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Kota
Village
Kota is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kota
Kota
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 14°02′00″N 80°03′00″E / 14.0333°N 80.0500°E / 14.0333; 80.0500Coordinates: 14°02′00″N 80°03′00″E / 14.0333°N 80.0500°E / 14.0333; 80.0500
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Nellore
Elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 524411
Telephone code +918624
Vehicle registration AP26

Kota is a village in Nellore District in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is the headquarters of the Kota mandal and is known as the political hub of Nellore District. It is one of 19 villages in the Kota mandal.

Geography[edit]

Kota is located 30 km east to Chennai-Kolkata National Highway 5 (from Gudur) and 15 km away from the Bay of Bengal coast. The Sriharikota Satellite Launching Centre and the Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary are each located about 40 km from Kota.[1] It has an average elevation of 8 meters (26 feet).

Transport[edit]

Kota is well connected to other parts of India by road. The nearest railway station is at Gudur, the junction of the Chennai-Vijayawada and Tirupati-Vijayawada routes.

Agriculture[edit]

The primary agricultural activities are rice and sugar cane crops, and aquaculture. The irrigation system is based on tanks and ground water. Biggest village for the Agriculture in Kota Mandal is Kothapalem and Gudali.

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