Madhurawada

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Madhurawada
మధురవాడ
Major Suburban area in Visakhapatnam
Far view of Madhurawada
Far view of Madhurawada
Madhurawada is located in Andhra Pradesh
Madhurawada
Madhurawada
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 17°48′06″N 83°21′12″E / 17.80167°N 83.35333°E / 17.80167; 83.35333Coordinates: 17°48′06″N 83°21′12″E / 17.80167°N 83.35333°E / 17.80167; 83.35333
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Visakhapatnam
Government
 • Body Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 530048
Vehicle registration AP 31 and AP 32

Madhurawada is a major suburb of Visakhapatnam City in the Andhra Pradesh State. It is located on the Visakhapatnam-Vizianagaram stretch of National Highway 5 at around 16 km from Visakhapatnam City. Cricket stadium in Visakhapatnam lies in this suburb. It is famous for a missionary school named St. Francis School. This school is a well known school in India. Shilparamam in Visakhapatnam also lies here. This area consists many well-known areas like Pothinamallayya Palem, Mithilapur VUDA colony,Revallapalem,Ganeshnagar and Port colony. This is one of the most developed areas in the city.

History[edit]

Madhurawada is a Pre Historical Neolithic site[1] along the Eastern Ghats surrounding the city of Visakhapatnam. Trail excavations were carried out around Madhurawada and some Megalithic and Neolithic remnants were found. Trail excavations are documented by A professor from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.

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