Rayadurg

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Rayadurg
రాయదుర్గ౦
Town
Rayadurg is located in Andhra Pradesh
Rayadurg
Rayadurg
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 14°42′00″N 76°52′00″E / 14.7000°N 76.8667°E / 14.7000; 76.8667Coordinates: 14°42′00″N 76°52′00″E / 14.7000°N 76.8667°E / 14.7000; 76.8667
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Anantapur
Area[1]
 • Total 50.00 km2 (19.31 sq mi)
Elevation 543 m (1,781 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 61,749
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 515 865
Telephone code +91–8495
Website rayadurg.cdma.ap.gov.in/en

Rayadurgam is a municipal town and taluk headquarters in Anantapur district of the state of Andhra Pradesh. The town is renowned for its Handloom industry.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 Census of India, the town had a population of 61,749. The total population constitute, 30,911 males, 30,838 females and 7,462 children, in the age group of 0–6 years. The average literacy rate stands at 69.60% with 37,781 literates, significantly lower than the national average of 73.00%.[4]

Governance[edit]

Civic administration[edit]

Rayadurg municipality is the civic body of the town. It was constituted on 1 October 1963.[5] It is classified as a Second grade municipality and the jurisdiction of the civic body is spread over an area of 50 km2 (19 sq mi) with 31 election wards.[6]

Education[edit]

The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.[7][8] The medium of instruction followed by different schools are English, Telugu.

Transport[edit]

Rayadurg Junction railway station falls under the jurisdiction of Hubli railway division of South Western Railway Zone.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "Brief Industrial Profile of Ananthapur District" (PDF). Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Chapter–3 (Literates and Literacy rate)" (PDF). Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Rayadurg Municipality". cdma.ap.gov.in. Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. 
  6. ^ "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. 
  7. ^ "School Eduvation Department" (PDF). School Education Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  8. ^ "The Department of School Education - Official AP State Government Portal | AP State Portal". www.ap.gov.in. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  9. ^ http://indiarailinfo.com/arrivals/rayadurg-junction-rdg/3145