|• Type||Chairman–ward members|
|• Chairman||bandaru anandaprasad (ysrcp)|
|• Total||20.72 km2 (8.00 sq mi)|
|Elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|• Density||1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Pedana is a town in Krishna district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a municipality and the headquarters of Pedana mandal under Machilipatnam revenue division. It is located at a distance of 8 km (5.0 mi) from the district headquarters, Machilipatnam.
Pedana is located at  It has an average elevation of 0.5 metres (3 feet)..
As of 2001[update] India census, Pedana Municipality had a population of 30,835. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Pedana has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 54%. In Pedana, 12% of the population under 6 years of age. This municipality was constituted in 1985 with 17 revenue wards and 20 election wards. Now this municipality has 23 election wards.
The town is well connected to many towns and cities by means of rail and road transport. The town has a total road length of 76.12 km (47.30 mi). NH 214A passes through the town which connects Digamarru and Ongole. Pedana railway station is classified as a D–category stations in the Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone.
The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state. The medium of instruction followed by different schools are English, Telugu.
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