Markapur

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Markapuram
Town
Markapuram is located in Andhra Pradesh
Markapuram
Markapuram
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 15°44′N 79°17′E / 15.73°N 79.28°E / 15.73; 79.28Coordinates: 15°44′N 79°17′E / 15.73°N 79.28°E / 15.73; 79.28
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Prakasam
Area[1]
 • Total 28.77 km2 (11.11 sq mi)
Elevation 145 m (476 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 71,092
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code +91–8596
Website Markapuram Municipality

Markapuram is a town in Prakasam district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a municipality and the headquarters of Markapur mandal in Markapur revenue division.[3] As of 2011 the town had a population of 71,092.[2]

Geography[edit]

Markapuram is located at 15°44′N 79°17′E / 15.73°N 79.28°E / 15.73; 79.28.[4] It has an average elevation of 145 metres (475 ft).

Transport[edit]

Markapuram is located on the Thokapalli - Nadayal State Highway. Railway station is 5 km from town.[5] It is a part of the Guntur division of South Central Railway division. The railway line from Vijayawada to Guntakal passes through this station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities, Municipal Corporations & UDAs" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Census 2011". Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Guntur District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 133, 174. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  4. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Markapur
  5. ^ http://www.roaddistance.in/andhra-pradesh/markapur-road-markapur-to-markapur-railway-station-distance/by-road/