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Vakkalagadda is located in Andhra Pradesh
Vakkalagadda is located in India
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°08′23″N 80°55′08″E / 16.139620°N 80.919027°E / 16.139620; 80.919027Coordinates: 16°08′23″N 80°55′08″E / 16.139620°N 80.919027°E / 16.139620; 80.919027
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Krishna
 • Total 7.74 km2 (2.99 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,012
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 521126
Telephone code 08671
Lok Sabha constituency Machilipatnam
Vidhan Sabha constituency Avanigadda

Vakkalagadda is a village in Krishna district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Challapalli mandal of Machilipatnam revenue division.[2][3] It is one of the villages in the mandal to be a part of Andhra Pradesh Capital Region.[4] The village was awarded a Nirmal Gram award (cleanliness award) in 2008. [5]

It has a population of around 3200 with a literacy rate of 58.96%. It also has 4 schools, Panchayat Bhavan and a Society building.

The village is mainly dependent on farming.This Village was under CPI rule for many years..

Later with the influence of Nandamuri Taraka Ramarao, Telugu Desam Party made its origin under the leadership of Mallupeddi Ratnagiri Rao.

Telugu Desam Party stood as a stiff contender for the existing leaders and in no time it secured the govt.

The village was awarded a Nirmal Gram award (cleanliness award) in 2008.[5][5]


There are a 4 schools in vakkalagadda all are government schools,they are -

  • 3 primary schools located as one in village and one in Gudem and another one in Doravani Gudem

  • 1 High school located in village


  1. ^ a b "District Census Handbook - Krishna" (PDF). Census of India. p. 16,460. Retrieved 14 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "District Level Mandal wise List of Villages in Andhra Pradesh" (PDF). Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. National Informatics Centre. p. 2. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 October 2014. Retrieved 19 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Administrative Setup". Official website of Krishna district. National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "AP Capital Region mandals and villages" (PDF). Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 23 September 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c