Samalkota

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Samalkota
సామర్లకోట
Town
Kumara Bhimarama Temple at Samalkota.jpg
Samalkota is located in Andhra Pradesh
Samalkota
Samalkota
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 17°03′11″N 82°10′10″E / 17.0531°N 82.1695°E / 17.0531; 82.1695Coordinates: 17°03′11″N 82°10′10″E / 17.0531°N 82.1695°E / 17.0531; 82.1695
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District East Godavari
Area[1]
 • Total 14.88 km2 (5.75 sq mi)
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 73,602
 • Density 4,900/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 533 440
Telephone code +91-884

Samalkota is a town in East Godavari district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Samarlakota is located at 17°03′00″N 82°11′00″E / 17.0500°N 82.1833°E / 17.0500; 82.1833.[2] It has an average elevation of 9 meters (32 feet).

Transport[edit]

WAM 4 series loco at Samarlakota Junction

The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation operates bus services from Samalkota bus station.[3] Samarlakota railway station is an important railway junction on the Visakhapatnam-Vijayawada section of Howrah-Chennai main line. The railway line to Kakinada branches at this railway junction.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Samarlakota had a population of 73,602. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Samarlakota has an overall literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 66%. In Samarlakota, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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 28 January 2016. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics.Samarlakota
  3. ^ "Bus Stations in Districts". Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation. Retrieved 9 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.