Srikakulam, Krishna district

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Srikakulam
Historical Village
Andhra mahavishnu Temple in Srikakulam
Andhra mahavishnu Temple in Srikakulam
Srikakulam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Srikakulam
Srikakulam
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Srikakulam is located in India
Srikakulam
Srikakulam
Srikakulam (India)
Coordinates: 16°12′00″N 80°51′00″E / 16.2000°N 80.8500°E / 16.2000; 80.8500Coordinates: 16°12′00″N 80°51′00″E / 16.2000°N 80.8500°E / 16.2000; 80.8500
Country India
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictKrishna
Elevation
9 m (30 ft)
Population
(2001)
 • Total7,835
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
521 132
Vehicle registrationAP 16
Nearest cityVijayawada

Srikakulam is a village located in Ghantasala Mandal in Diviseema region of Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh.

History[edit]

This place is known for the Srikakulandhra Vishnu temple built in the honor of a king named Andhra Vishnu who reigned before Satavahanas. Kasula Purushottama Kavi, a poet under patronage of Zamindar of Challapalli in diviseema region of Andhra Pradesh wrote Āndhra Nāyaka Satakam dedicated to the Lord of the temple.

A more detailed account of the temple here and the associated history of the Andhra kings who ruled over this region is mentioned here

Geography[edit]

Srikakulam village [1]is located about 44 kilometers away from Vijayawada at the physical coordinates 16°12′00″N 80°51′00″E / 16.2000°N 80.8500°E / 16.2000; 80.8500.[2] It has an average elevation of 9 metres (32 ft).. The village is on the banks of the river Krishna and is almost at the center of the fertile Krishna delta.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 Indian census, the demographic details of this village is as follows:[3]

  • Total Population: 7,835 in 1,976 Households.
  • Male Population: 3,877
  • Female Population: 3,958
  • Children Under 6-years: 913 (Boys - 446 and Girls - 467)
  • Total Literates: 4,796
  • Pin code 521132

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andhra Vishnu". Wikipedia. 2017-11-25.
  2. ^ Srikakulam village at Fallingrain.com
  3. ^ Srikakulam at Our Village India.org

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