Singarayakonda

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Singarayakonda
సింగరాయకొండ
Census town
Paddy fields near Singarayakonda
Paddy fields near Singarayakonda
Singarayakonda is located in Andhra Pradesh
Singarayakonda
Singarayakonda
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 15°15′N 80°02′E / 15.25°N 80.03°E / 15.25; 80.03Coordinates: 15°15′N 80°02′E / 15.25°N 80.03°E / 15.25; 80.03
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Prakasam
Area[1]
 • Total 11.20 km2 (4.32 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 19,400
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration AP

Singarayakonda is a census town in Prakasam district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the mandal headquarters of Singarayakonda mandal.[3]

Geography[edit]

Singarayakonda is located at 15°15′N 80°02′E / 15.25°N 80.03°E / 15.25; 80.03.[4] It has an average elevation of 15 metres (49 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[5] Singarayakonda had a population of 28,675. Males constitute 48% of the population and females 52%. Singarayakonda has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 61%. In Singarayakonda, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

Singarayakonda railway station is classified as a B–category station in the Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone.[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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Census Handbook - Prakasam" (PDF). Census of India. p. 16,17,48. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Chittoor District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 167, 180. Retrieved 19 June 2015. 
  4. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Singarayakonda
  5. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ "Divisional info" (PDF). Indian Railways. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  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.