Nandyal

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Nandyal
Nandyal Junction Main Entrance
Nandyal Junction Main Entrance
Nandyal is located in Andhra Pradesh
Nandyal
Nandyal
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 15°29′N 78°29′E / 15.48°N 78.48°E / 15.48; 78.48Coordinates: 15°29′N 78°29′E / 15.48°N 78.48°E / 15.48; 78.48
Country India
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictNandyal
Government
 • TypeMunicipal council
Area
 • City19.00 km2 (7.34 sq mi)
Elevation
203 m (666 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • City211,424
 • Rank13th (in state)
 • Density11,000/km2 (29,000/sq mi)
 • Metro211,424
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
518501,518502
Vehicle registrationAP–21
WebsiteNandyal Municipality

Nandyal is a city and District headquarters of Nandyal district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a municipality and the headquarters of Nandyal mandal in Nandyal revenue division.[3][4]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census of India, Nandyal had a population of 211,424 making it the 13th most populous town in the state.[2]

Governance[edit]

Civic administration[edit]

Nandyal Municipal High School named after Kaderbad Narasinga Rao

Nandyal municipality was constituted in the year 1899. The jurisdictional area is spread over an area of 19 km2 (7.3 sq mi).[1] Its urban agglomeration is spread over an area of 28.88 km2 (11.15 sq mi) which includes constituents of Nandyal municipality, out growths of Moolasagaram, Noonepalle and partial outgrowths of Udumalpuram, Ayyalur.[3]

Culture and tourism[edit]

Mahanandi Temple

Nandyal is surrounded by nine sacred temples known as the Nava Nandi. Sri Yaganti Uma Maheswara Temple near Nandyal has one of the largest Nandi idols of the world. As per the Archaeological Survey of India, the rock grows at a rate of 1 inch (2.5 cm) per 20 years. Nandyal District also consists of Belum Caves, Mahanandi and Srisailam.[5]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Nandyal (1981–2010, extremes 1966–2012)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 37.4
(99.3)
40.5
(104.9)
43.0
(109.4)
46.1
(115.0)
46.0
(114.8)
45.4
(113.7)
41.8
(107.2)
39.7
(103.5)
37.9
(100.2)
38.2
(100.8)
35.5
(95.9)
36.8
(98.2)
46.1
(115.0)
Average high °C (°F) 31.8
(89.2)
34.8
(94.6)
38.0
(100.4)
40.3
(104.5)
40.6
(105.1)
37.1
(98.8)
34.4
(93.9)
33.2
(91.8)
33.0
(91.4)
32.5
(90.5)
31.3
(88.3)
30.5
(86.9)
34.8
(94.6)
Average low °C (°F) 16.9
(62.4)
19.1
(66.4)
22.2
(72.0)
25.6
(78.1)
27.4
(81.3)
25.9
(78.6)
24.7
(76.5)
24.3
(75.7)
24.3
(75.7)
23.1
(73.6)
20.5
(68.9)
17.5
(63.5)
22.6
(72.7)
Record low °C (°F) 9.2
(48.6)
12.0
(53.6)
12.2
(54.0)
18.5
(65.3)
17.1
(62.8)
17.5
(63.5)
18.2
(64.8)
18.5
(65.3)
16.1
(61.0)
10.5
(50.9)
12.7
(54.9)
9.6
(49.3)
9.2
(48.6)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 1.3
(0.05)
0.9
(0.04)
3.8
(0.15)
11.6
(0.46)
50.7
(2.00)
93.1
(3.67)
159.5
(6.28)
155.7
(6.13)
159.9
(6.30)
123.2
(4.85)
26.5
(1.04)
2.9
(0.11)
789.1
(31.07)
Average rainy days 0.0 0.3 0.4 1.0 2.9 5.6 8.4 8.9 8.0 6.1 2.2 0.5 44.2
Average relative humidity (%) (at 17:30 IST) 45 39 33 32 35 48 57 60 64 67 63 56 50
Source: India Meteorological Department[6][7]

Economy[edit]

The city is a major hub of industry and agriculture. It is rich in natural resources like marble. There are many rice mills and oil mills and Cotton mills and industries which produce milk, soft drinks, sugar, PVC pipes, etc. Some of the renowned industries in the City are the Vijaya Dairy, Nandi Dairy, Nandi Pipes, Nandi Polymers, S. P. Y. Agro, Nandi Steels, etc.[8][9]

Transport[edit]

The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation operates bus services from Nandyal bus station.[10] Nandyal Junction Railway Station is administered under Guntur railway division of South Central Railways.[11] Kurnool Airport is 50 km from Nandyal.

Education[edit]

The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.[12][13]

Entertainment[edit]

Movie theatres List[edit]

  1. Prathap 70MM
  2. Parthap Mini
  3. Ramnath 70 MM
  4. Nidhi
  5. Abhiram
  6. Sangeeth
  7. Sri Rama
  8. Raghu Rama
  9. AR Mini
  10. Raj Takies

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Basic Information of Municipality". Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department. Government of Telangana. Archived from the original on 14 October 2015. Retrieved 24 September 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Telangana (India): Districts, Cities, Towns and Outgrowth Wards – Population Statistics in Maps and Charts". citypopulation.de.
  3. ^ a b c "District Census Handbook – Kurnool" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 12–13, 38, 50. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Kurnool District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. p. 339. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Imperial Gazetteer2 of India, Volume 18, page 363 -- Imperial Gazetteer of India -- Digital South Asia Library". uchicago.edu.
  6. ^ "Station: Nandyal Climatological Table 1981–2010" (PDF). Climatological Normals 1981–2010. India Meteorological Department. January 2015. pp. 539–540. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2020. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  7. ^ "Extremes of Temperature & Rainfall for Indian Stations (Up to 2012)" (PDF). India Meteorological Department. December 2016. p. M15. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2020. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  8. ^ "Brief Industrial Profile of Kurnool District" (PDF). Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises. Government of India. pp. 11–12. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  9. ^ "Basic Information of Municipality". Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  10. ^ "Bus Stations in Districts". Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation. Archived from the original on 22 March 2016. Retrieved 9 March 2016.
  11. ^ "Kolakalur railway station info". India Rail Info. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
  12. ^ "School Education Department" (PDF). School Education Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 December 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  13. ^ "The Department of School Education - Official AP State Government Portal | AP State Portal". www.ap.gov.in. Archived from the original on 7 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.