Srikakulam, Krishna district
Andhra mahavishnu Temple in Srikakulam
|Elevation||9 m (30 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||AP 16|
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
Srikakulam village is located about 44 kilometers away from Vijayawada at the physical coordinates . 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.
- 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
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