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Krishnapatnam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Krishnapatnam is located in India
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 14°16′59″N 80°07′01″E / 14.283°N 80.117°E / 14.283; 80.117Coordinates: 14°16′59″N 80°07′01″E / 14.283°N 80.117°E / 14.283; 80.117
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
Region Andhra
District Nellore
 • Type Gram panchayat
Elevation[1] 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 5,686
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration AP

Krishnapatnam or Kistnapatam is a port town in Muthukur mandal of Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh, India.


As of 2011 Census of India, the town had a population of 5,686. The total population constitute, 2,815 males, 2,871 females and 732 children, in the age group of 0–6 years. The average literacy rate stands at 65.22% with 3,231 literates, significantly lower than the national average of 73.00%.[3]



Vast hinterland covering Southern Andhra Pradesh, Districts of Rayalseema, North Tamil Nadu and Eastern Karnataka [4] Being on Eastern Coast, supports LOOK EAST Exim Trade Policy[5]

Power projects[edit]

A 4000 MW UMPP with investment of Rs17,500 Crores is being constructed. Besides this UMPP, APGENCO set up a 1600 MW power station named as Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station at Krishnapatnam.

Smart City[edit]

Nellore shall transform into a smart city with support from Confederation of Indian Industries CII as reported at The Hindu - CII to help Nellore become a smart city


  1. ^ "Elevation for Rajam". Veloroutes. Retrieved 28 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 29 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Chapter–3 (Literates and Literacy rate)" (PDF). Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
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