Machilipatnam mandal

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Machilipatnam mandal
Mandal map of Krishna district showing Machilipatnam mandal (in yellow)
Mandal map of Krishna district showing
Machilipatnam mandal (in yellow)
Machilipatnam mandal is located in Andhra Pradesh
Machilipatnam mandal
Machilipatnam mandal
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°10′N 81°08′E / 16.17°N 81.13°E / 16.17; 81.13Coordinates: 16°10′N 81°08′E / 16.17°N 81.13°E / 16.17; 81.13
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictKrishna
HeadquartersMachilipatnam
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total238,962
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Machilipatnam mandal is one of the 50 mandals in Krishna district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is under the administration of Machilipatnam revenue division and the headquarters are located at Machilipatnam town.[2][3][4] The mandal is bounded by Bantumilli, Pedana, Gudur, Ghantasala, Challapalli and Koduru mandals.[5]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census, the mandal had a population of 238,962. The total population constitute, 118,820 males and 120,142 females —a sex ratio of 1011 females per 1000 males. 21,272 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 11,037 are boys and 10,235 are girls. The average literacy rate stands at 78.62% with 171,144 literates.[1]

Towns and villages[edit]

As of 2011 census, the mandal has 29 settlements. It includes 1 town and 28 villages in the mandal.[3][2] Chinnapuram is the most populated village and Potlapalem is the least populated villages in the mandal.[6]

The settlements in the mandal are listed below:

  1. Arisepalle
  2. Bhogireddipalle
  3. Borrapothupalem
  4. Buddalapalem
  5. Chilakalapudi (rural)
  6. Chinnapuram
  7. Gokavaram
  8. Gopuvanipalem
  9. Gundupalem
  10. Hussainpalem
  11. Kanuru
  12. Kara Agraharam
  13. Kona
  14. Kothapudi
  15. Machavaram (rural)
  16. Machilipatnam (M)
  17. Machilipatnam (rural)
  18. Manginapudi
  19. Nelakurru
  20. Palletummalapalem
  21. Pedapatnam
  22. Pedayadara
  23. Polatitippa
  24. Pothepalle
  25. Potlapalem
  26. Rudravaram
  27. Sultannagaram Gollapalem
  28. Tallapalem
  29. Tavisipudi

Note: M-Municipality[7]

Government and politics[edit]

Machilipatnam mandal is under Machilipatnam (Assembly constituency), which in turn represents Machilipatnam (Lok Sabha constituency) of Andhra Pradesh.[8] The present MLA representing Machilipatnam (Assembly constituency) is Kollu Ravindra of Telugu Desam Party.[9][10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  2. ^ a b "District Census Handbook - Krishna" (PDF). Census of India. p. 16,454. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Krishna District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 517, 531. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Administrative Setup". Krishna District Official Website. National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Mandals in Krishna district". aponline.gov.in. Archived from the original on 13 December 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  6. ^ "Sub-District Details of Krishna District". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 24 May 2014.
  7. ^ "Abbreviations used". censusindia.gov.in. Archived from the original on 17 June 2007. Retrieved 26 May 2014.
  8. ^ "DELIMITATION OF PARLIAMENTARY AND ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCIES ORDER, 2008" (pdf). Election Commission of India. p. 21. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  9. ^ "Member's Report". Andhra Pradesh Legislature Assembly. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  10. ^ "Machilipatnam Assembly 2014 Election Results". Elections.in. Retrieved 13 October 2014.