Ravulapalem

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Ravulapalem
Town
Banana Plantations near Ravulapalem
Banana Plantations near Ravulapalem
Ravulapalem is located in Andhra Pradesh
Ravulapalem
Ravulapalem
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°29′N 81°59′E / 16.483°N 81.983°E / 16.483; 81.983Coordinates: 16°29′N 81°59′E / 16.483°N 81.983°E / 16.483; 81.983
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District East Godavari
Talukas Ravulapalem
Area
 • Total 9 km2 (3 sq mi)
Area rank 7
Population
 • Total 70,000
 • Rank 19
 • Density 7,800/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 533238
Vehicle registration AP

Ravulapalem is a Mandal in East Godavari district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Two tributes of Godavari river named Gautami Godavari & Vasista Godavari passes from either side of the town. This place has rich fertile land with Alluvial soil. it is also called as Gateway of Konaseema. Ravulapalem town is famous for its banana yard which is the biggest in Asia.

Governance[edit]

The town was upgraded from Gram panchayat to Nagar panchayat on 23 June 2011.[1]

Transport[edit]

The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation operates bus services from Ravulapalem bus station. It operates from Ravulapalem to Kakinada, Rajahmundry, Tanuku, Eluru, Amalapuram and Razole.[2]

Infrastructure[edit]

Jonnada bridge is constructed on "Gautami Godavari" river towards Rajahmundry and Sidhantham bridge is constructed on "Vasista Godavari" river towards Tanuku, these two bridges helped in improving the economy of this place.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kodad upgraded to municipality". The Hindu. Hyderabad. 24 June 2011. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Bus Stations in Districts". Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation. Retrieved 9 March 2016.