List of cities in Andhra Pradesh

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This article is about list of cities in Andhra Pradesh state of India. The statistical data is based on 2011 Census of India, conducted by The Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, under Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

Cities statistics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India, Towns with population of 100,000 and above are called Cities.[1] The state of Andhra Pradesh has a total of 31 cities, including the state capital, Amaravati.[2] These cities include, 14 municipal corporations, 16 municipalities.[3] All the thirteen district headquarters of the state are classified as cities and are having municipal corporation status. Visakhapatnam is the most populous city with a population of 2,035,922 after merging surrounding villages in visakhaptnam district and Chilakaluripet is the least populous with a population of 101,550. Srikakulam is the least populated municipal corporation with a population of 125,939.[3] Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada are the two metropolitan cities in the state.[4] In terms of area, Visakhapatnam is the largest corporation with an area of 681.96 km2 (263.31 sq mi), followed by the state capital, Amaravati. Proddatur is the smallest municipality, with an area of 7.12 km2 (2.75 sq mi). Visakhapatnam is the least densely populated city and Eluru is most densely packed city in Andhra Pradesh. Among the corporations, Eluru is the smallest corporation with an area of 14.55 km2 (5.62 sq mi).[3]

List of cities[edit]

Note:

S.No. Name District Type Population
(2011)[8][3]
Area
(sq.km.)[3]
Ref
1 Visakhapatnam[a] Visakhapatnam M.Corp 2,035,922 540.00
2 Vijayawada Krishna M.Corp 1,048,240 110.44 [10]
3 Guntur Guntur M.Corp 743,354 168.41 [11][12]
4 Nellore Nellore M.Corp 600,869 150.48 [13]
5 Kurnool Kurnool M.Corp 424,920 49.73 [14]
6 Kadapa Kadapa M.Corp 343,054 164.08 [15]
7 Rajahmundry East Godavari M.Corp 341,831 44.50
8 Kakinada East Godavari M.Corp 312,538 30.51
9 Tirupati Chittoor M.Corp 287,482 27.44
10 Anantapur Anantapur M.Corp 261,004 47.50
11 Vizianagaram Vizianagaram M 228,025 27.90 [7]
12 Eluru West Godavari M.Corp 217,876 14.50 [16]
13 Ongole Prakasam M.Corp 204,746 25.00 [17]
14 Nandyal Kurnool M 200,746 19.00 [18]
15 Machilipatnam Krishna M 169,892 26.67 [7]
16 Adoni Kurnool M 166,537 32.71 [19]
17 Tenali Guntur M 164,937 15.12
18 Proddatur Kadapa M 162,717 7.12
19 Chittoor Chittoor M.Corp 153,766 69.75 [20]
20 Hindupur Anantapur M 151,835 24.06 [21]
21 Bhimavaram West Godavari M 142,280 25.60 [22]
22 Madanapalle Chittoor M 135,669 14.20 [23]
23 Guntakal Anantapur M 126,270 40.87 [24]
24 Srikakulam Srikakulam M.Corp 125,939 20.89 [7][25]
25 Dharmavaram Anantapur M 121,874 40.50
26 Gudivada Krishna M 118,167 12.67
27 Narasaraopet Guntur M 116,250 7.65 [26]
28 Tadipatri Anantapur M 108,171 7.46 [27]
29 Tadepalligudem West Godavari M 103,906 20.71
30 Amaravati Guntur N/A 103,000 217.23 [28][29]
31 Chilakaluripet Guntur M 101,398 18.13

Sources:

  • Census India 2011[30]
  • Municipal Development Project[31]
  • Urban Local Bodies[32]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Anakapalle, Bheemunipatnam municipalities and 10 gram panchayats of Parawada were merged into Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation.[9]

References[edit]

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  14. ^ "Municipal Information". official website of Kurnool Municipal Corporation. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  15. ^ "Kadapa Municipal Corporation at a Glance" (PDF). Kadapa Municipal Corporation. Retrieved 12 February 2016. 
  16. ^ "Municipality Profile | Eluru Municipal Corporation". eluru.cdma.ap.gov.in. Retrieved 2 April 2017. 
  17. ^ "About Ongole". Ongole Municipal Corporation. 17 June 2015. 
  18. ^ "Nandyal Municipality". Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  19. ^ "Municipal Information". Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  20. ^ "Chittoor Municipal Corporation". Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  21. ^ "Anantapur Municipality". Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  22. ^ "Administration". Bhimavaram Municipality. Retrieved 5 August 2014. 
  23. ^ "Madanapalli Municipality". Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  24. ^ "Guntakal Municipality". Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  25. ^ "Srikakulam Municipality". Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration. Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  26. ^ "Narasaraopet Municipality". Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  27. ^ "Tadipatri Municipality". Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
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  31. ^ "Andhra Pradesh Municipal Development Project" (PDF). Municipal Development Project. Government of Andhra Pradesh. pp. 18–24. Retrieved 20 August 2015. 
  32. ^ ":: Municipal Administration & Urban Development ::". urban.ap.gov.in. Retrieved 28 March 2017.