Nandigama

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Nandigama
Toll gate on Vijayawada - Hyderabad highway at Keesara near Nandigama
Toll gate on Vijayawada - Hyderabad highway at Keesara near Nandigama
Nandigama is located in Andhra Pradesh
Nandigama
Nandigama
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Nandigama is located in India
Nandigama
Nandigama
Nandigama (India)
Coordinates: 16°47′00″N 80°18′00″E / 16.7833°N 80.3000°E / 16.7833; 80.3000Coordinates: 16°47′00″N 80°18′00″E / 16.7833°N 80.3000°E / 16.7833; 80.3000
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictKrishna
MandalNandigama
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • ChairmanTummala Srinivas Babu
Area
 • Total25.90 km2 (10.00 sq mi)
Elevation
21 m (69 ft)
Population
(2011)[3]
 • Total44,359
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
521 185
Telephone code+91–8678
Vehicle registrationAP–16
Vidhan Sabha constituencyNandigama

Nandigama is a town in Krishna district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a Municipality and also the headquarters of Nandigama mandal in Vijayawada revenue division.[2][4]

Geography[edit]

Nandigama is located 50 km West of Vijayawada and 46 km east of Kodada.

Governance[edit]

Civic administration

Nandigama Municipality is the civic administrative body of the town which was constituted in the year 2011. It has an area of 25.90 km2 (10.00 sq mi).[1] The municipal chairman of Municipality is Padmavathi Yaragorla and the vice-chairman is V.Ashok Kumar.[5]

Politics

Nandigama a part of Nandigama (SC) (Assembly constituency) for Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly. It is a reserved constituency for Scheduled Castes. Thangirala Sowmya is the present MLA of the constituency from Telugu Desam Party.[6] It is also a part of Vijayawada (Lok Sabha constituency) which was won by Kesineni Srinivas of Telugu Desam Party.[7][8]

Transport[edit]

The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation operates bus services from Nandigama bus station.[9] The town has a total road length of 139.60 km (86.74 mi).[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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 "District Census Handbook - Krishna" (PDF). Census of India. p. 16,214. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Krishna District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 476, 523. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  5. ^ "YSR Congress Claims Three Civic Chief Posts in Krishna". The New Indian Express. Machilipatnam. 4 July 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  6. ^ "MLA". AP State Portal. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
  7. ^ "MP (Lok Sabha)". Government of AP. Retrieved 4 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (pdf). Election Commission of India. p. 22,31. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  9. ^ "Bus Stations in Districts". Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation. Retrieved 9 March 2016.
  10. ^ "Details of Roads in Each ULB of Andhra Pradesh". Commissioner and Directorate of Municipal Administration. Municipal Administration and Urban Developmemt Department - Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original on 1 August 2016. Retrieved 28 March 2017.