Kothavalasa

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Kothavalasa
Kothavalasa Train Station
Kothavalasa Train Station
Kothavalasa is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kothavalasa
Kothavalasa
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 17°54′N 83°12′E / 17.9°N 83.2°E / 17.9; 83.2Coordinates: 17°54′N 83°12′E / 17.9°N 83.2°E / 17.9; 83.2
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictVizianagaram
Area
 • Total7.60 km2 (2.93 sq mi)
Elevation
209 m (686 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total14,321
 • Density1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
535183
Vehicle registrationAP-35

Kothavalasa is a census town in Vizianagaram district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Kothavalasa mandal of Vizianagaram revenue division. It is located 30 km from City Visakhapatanam [1]

Panoramic view of Eastern Ghats near Kothavalasa

Geography[edit]

Kothavalasa is located at 17°54′N 83°12′E / 17.9°N 83.2°E / 17.9; 83.2.[2] It has an average elevation of 209 meters (688 feet).

Transport[edit]

Kothavalasa has a railway station which is under jurisdiction of East Coast Railway.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Kothavalasa had a population of 15,298. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Kothavalasa has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 62%. In Kothavalasa, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Kothavalasa mandal had a population of 62,841 in 2001. Males consists of 31,428 and females 31,413 (M:E ratio=1:1) of the population. The average literacy rate of the mandal population is 60%. Male literacy rate is 72% and that of females 48%.

Education[edit]

The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.[4][5] The medium of instruction followed by different schools are English, Telugu.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "District Census Handbook - Vizianagaram" (PDF). Census of India. p. 18–19,350. Retrieved 5 December 2015.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics.Kottavalasa
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ "School Education Department" (PDF). School Education Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 December 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  5. ^ "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.