Veeraghattam

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Veeraghattam
Village
Veeraghattam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Veeraghattam
Veeraghattam
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Veeraghattam is located in India
Veeraghattam
Veeraghattam
Veeraghattam (India)
Coordinates: 18°41′00″N 83°36′00″E / 18.6833°N 83.6000°E / 18.6833; 83.6000Coordinates: 18°41′00″N 83°36′00″E / 18.6833°N 83.6000°E / 18.6833; 83.6000
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Srikakulam
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 14,315
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Nearest city Parvathipuram

Veeragattam is a village(mandal) located in Srikakulam district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.It is located in Veeraghattam mandal of Palakonda revenue division.[2]

Geography[edit]

Veeraghattam is located near the Vatttigedda river. It has an average elevatioof 83 metres (272 ft).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census, Veeraghattam had a population of 14,315. The total population constitute, 6,911 males and 7,404 females —a sex ratio of 1071 females per 1000 males. 1,427 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 741 are boys and 686 are girls. The average literacy rate stands at 70.89% with 8,638 literates, significantly higher than the district average of 61.70%.[1][3] Owing to the tropical climate, agriculture and small scale business is the major occupation of the maximum population. There is no railway transport to this location , the nearest railway station is Parvatipuram at a distance of 27 km.

Notables[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mandal wise list of villages in Srikakulam district" (PDF). Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. National Informatics Centre. p. 1. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 December 2014. Retrieved 6 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "CHAPTER 2 DEMOGRAPHY" (PDF). Government of Andhra Pradesh. p. 4. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  4. ^ Biography of K. Narayana Rao at Lok Sabha website