Sompeta

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Sompeta
సోంపేట
Census Town
Sompeta is located in Andhra Pradesh
Sompeta
Sompeta
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 18°56′N 84°36′E / 18.93°N 84.6°E / 18.93; 84.6Coordinates: 18°56′N 84°36′E / 18.93°N 84.6°E / 18.93; 84.6
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Srikakulam
Area[1]
 • Total 11.10 km2 (4.29 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 18,778
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu[తెలుగు]
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 532284
Telephone code +91, 08947
Vehicle registration AP

Sompeta is a census town in Srikakulam district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the mandal headquarters of Sompeta mandal in Tekkali revenue division.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Sompeta is located at 18°56′N 84°36′E / 18.93°N 84.6°E / 18.93; 84.6.[3] It has an average elevation of 8 metres (26 feet).

Demographics[edit]

Sompeta is a Census Town city in district of Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh. The Sompeta Census Town has population of 18,778 of which 8,968 are males while 9,810 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1822 which is 9.70 % of total population of Sompeta (CT). In Sompeta Census Town, Female Sex Ratio is of 1094 against state average of 993. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Sompeta is around 947 compared to Andhra Pradesh state average of 939. Literacy rate of Sompeta city is 76.23 % higher than state average of 67.02 %. In Sompeta, Male literacy is around 84.55 % while female literacy rate is 68.75 %.

Sompeta Census Town has total administration over 4,605 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorized to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Politics[edit]

Sompeta is an Assembly Constituency in Andhra Pradesh. However, Sompeta Assembly Constituency ceases to exist as an assembly constituency as per the delimitation process[4] recently carried out. Part of the constituency includes Sompeta mandal will be part of Ichchapuram Assembly Constituency. The other part makes into the newly formed Palasa Assembly Constituency. Smt. Chitrada Nagaratnam is Sarpanch of the Town. Chitrada Srinivasa Rao is present MPP of Sompeta .

Assembly constituency[edit]

List of elected members:

Sompeta Assembly candidates details :
Year Winner Candidate Party Votes Runner Candidate Party Votes Margin(Majority)
2014 Ashok Bendalam TDP 86815

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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. ^ a b c "District Census Handbook - Srikakulam" (PDF). Census of India. p. 26–28,54. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Srikakulam district mandals" (PDF). Census of India. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. p. 211. Retrieved 18 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Sompeta
  4. ^ Delimitation Commission of India.A.P.Final Order.May 2007
  5. ^ Election Commission of India.1978-2004 Election results
  6. ^ Election Commission of India.A.P.Assembly results.1972
  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. 

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