Srungavarapukota

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Srungavarapukota
Neighbourhood
Eastern Ghats at Srungavarapukota
Eastern Ghats at Srungavarapukota
Srungavarapukota is located in Andhra Pradesh
Srungavarapukota
Srungavarapukota
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 18°07′00″N 83°10′00″E / 18.1167°N 83.1667°E / 18.1167; 83.1667Coordinates: 18°07′00″N 83°10′00″E / 18.1167°N 83.1667°E / 18.1167; 83.1667
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Vizianagaram
Government
 • Type Nagar Panchayat
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 28,304
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 535145
Telephone code 08966
Vidhan Sabha constituency Srungavarapukota
Lok Sabha constituency Visakhapatnam

Srungavarapukota popularly known by its abbreviated form S.Kota is a neighbourhood in the district of Vizianagaram, India. S.Kota is located on Visakhapatnam - Araku road. The town was upgraded from gram panchayat to Nagar Panchayat in the year 2011.

Location and Geography[edit]

Srungavarapukota is located about 46 km from Visakhapatnam Airport and about 38 km from Vizianagaram railway station. It lies to the north-west of Visakhapatnam City and is loosely bordered by Kothavalasa to the south and Vizianagaram to the east, Salur to the north, Araku to the west.

Srungavarapukota is located at 18°07′00″N 83°10′00″E / 18.1167°N 83.1667°E / 18.1167; 83.1667. It is at an average altitude of 70 meters (232 feet).

Srungavarapukota railway station is located on Kothavalasa-Kirandul line under East Coast Railway, Indian Railways.

Demography[edit]

As of 2001 census, S. Kota Mandal had a population of 74,413. Males constitutes 36,586 and females 37,827 of the population. This phenomenon of females outnumbering males is an unusual phenomenon. The average literacy rate is 59%. Male literacy rate is 70% and that of females 48%.

There are 40 revenue villages and 26 gram panchayats in Srungavarapukota Mandal.

Politics[edit]

Srungavarapukota (Assembly constituency) is reserved for General. There are 1,42,285 registered voters in this constituency.

Year Candiate Party
1989 Dukku Labudu Bariki TDP
1994 Dukku Labudu Bariki TDP
1999 Hymavathi Devi Sobha TDP
2004 D. Kumbha Ramesh INC
2009 Kolla Lalitha Kumari TDP
2014 Kolla Lalitha Kumari TDP

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Transport[edit]

Srungavarapukota Board

S.Kota is located on Visakhapatnam - Araku road. APS RTC runs bus services from S.Kota depot to all major bus station in the District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Election Commission of India 1978-2004 results. Srungavarapukota 2009 onwards its now genarel

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