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For the Chittiannavaram Temple in madanapalle, see Chitti annavaram. For the Tollywood film, see Annavaram (film).
village of historical importance
Annavaram Temple
Annavaram Temple
Annavaram is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 17°16′55.16″N 82°24′19.89″E / 17.2819889°N 82.4055250°E / 17.2819889; 82.4055250Coordinates: 17°16′55.16″N 82°24′19.89″E / 17.2819889°N 82.4055250°E / 17.2819889; 82.4055250
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
Region Coastal Andhra
District East Godavari
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 6,865
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 533406 [Annavaram at East Godavari District]
Telephone code 08868
Nearest city Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam, Kakinada

Annavaram is a village situated on the banks of the pampa river in the East Godavari district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.[2]


Anna translates to "what you desire", while "varam" means boon or godsend. Hence, the name Annavaram is an expression of the belief that the deity will endow one with whatever one desires.


The most distinctive feature of Annavaram is the shrine to Lord Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy situated upon the Ratnagiri Hills. The land is considered to belong to both Lord Sri Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swami Temple and Goddess Anantalaxmi Satyavathi Ammavaru.[3]


National Highway 5 passes through Annavaram. The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation operates regular bus services to various places in the district and state. Annavaram railway station is located at the main Howrah-Chennai main line. It is classified as a B–category station in the Vijayawada railway division of South Central Railway zone.[4]


  1. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Temples -> Annavaram" (Web page). Government of India. 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "About Annavaram" (Web page). 
  4. ^ "Vijayawada Division – a profile" (PDF). Indian Railways. Retrieved 2013-02-13. 

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