Rajam, Andhra Pradesh

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Rajam
Town
Rajam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Rajam
Rajam
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 18°26′52″N 83°39′42″E / 18.447858°N 83.661733°E / 18.447858; 83.661733Coordinates: 18°26′52″N 83°39′42″E / 18.447858°N 83.661733°E / 18.447858; 83.661733
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Srikakulam
Area[1]
 • Total 27.65 km2 (10.68 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 61 m (200 ft)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 42,197
 • Density 1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 532127
Telephone code +91–8941
Vehicle registration AP
Website cdma.ap.gov.in/RAJAM/

Rajam is a town in Srikakulam district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a nagar panchayat and the headquarters of Rajam mandal.[4]

Geography[edit]

Rajam is located at 18.28N 83.40E.[5] It has an average elevation of 42 meters (137 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, Rajam had a population of 42,197.[3]

Government and politics[edit]

Rajam Nagar panchayat was constituted in the year 2005. It is spread over an area of 27.65 km2 (10.68 sq mi) and has 20 election wards.[1] Each represented by a ward member and the wards committee is headed by a chairperson.[6] The present municipal commissioner of the town is P.Simhachalam.[7]

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. ^ "Elevation for Rajam". Veloroutes. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Srikakulam district mandals" (PDF). Census of India. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. pp. 196, 217. Retrieved 18 May 2015. 
  5. ^ Falling Rain Genomics.Razam
  6. ^ "The Constitution (Seventy-Fourth Amendment) Act, 1992". India Code. Ministry of Law and Justice, Legislative Department. Retrieved 5 November 2016. 
  7. ^ "Municipality Contacts".