Yerraguntla

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Yerraguntla
Town
Yerraguntla Junction Railway station Building
Yerraguntla Junction Railway station Building
Yerraguntla is located in Andhra Pradesh
Yerraguntla
Yerraguntla
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 14°38′00″N 78°32′00″E / 14.6333°N 78.5333°E / 14.6333; 78.5333Coordinates: 14°38′00″N 78°32′00″E / 14.6333°N 78.5333°E / 14.6333; 78.5333
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Kadapa
Elevation 152 m (499 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 32,574
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Yerraguntla is a Leading Industrial town in Kadapa district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Yerraguntla mandal of Kadapa revenue division.[2] The Leading industrial town is home to many cement factories and Rayalaseema Thermal Power Plant. Yerraguntla is located 37 km (23 mi) from Kadapa.

Geography[edit]

Yerraguntla is located at 14°38′00″N 78°32′00″E / 14.6333°N 78.5333°E / 14.6333; 78.5333.[3] It has an average elevation of 152 meters (501 feet).

Economy[edit]

Yerraguntla is also famous for stones, which is used for houses flooring and construction of houses. Yerraguntla is driven by mining of these stones and transportation of these stones. Yerraguntla has good number of stone polish industries, and three major cement factories India Cements, Zuari Cements[4] Bharati Cements near Yerraguntla town[5] and Rayalaseema Thermal Power Station.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 Census of India, the town had a population of 32,574. The total population constitute, 16,558 males, 16,016 females and 3,754 children, in the age group of 0–6 years. The average literacy rate stands at 70.56% with 20,334 literates, lower than the national average of 73.00%.[6]

Transport[edit]

Yerraguntla Junction is a junction for Nandyal-Yerraguntla section and Guntakal–Chennai Egmore section. It falls under the jurisdiction of Guntakal railway division and is one of the 'D'-category station in the division.[7]

Governance[edit]

Civic administration

Yerraguntla Nagar Panchayat is the civic administrative body of the town which was constituted in the year 2012.[8]

Education[edit]

The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.[9][10] The medium of instruction followed by different schools are English, Telugu.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 5 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Revenue Divisions and Mandals". Official website of YSR Kadapa District. National Informatics Centre- Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 23 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics. Erraguntla
  4. ^ http://www.zuaricements.com/ENG/Our+plants/Zuari+Cement+-Yerraguntla+Works.htm
  5. ^ http://www.bharathicement.com/bharati-cement.php
  6. ^ "Chapter–3 (Literates and Literacy rate)" (PDF). Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Nandyal-Yerranguntla rail line commissioned". The Hindu. 24 August 2016. Retrieved 24 August 2016. 
  8. ^ "Municipalities, Municipal Corporations & UDAs" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "School Eduvation Department" (PDF). School Education Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  10. ^ "The Department of School Education - Official AP State Government Portal | AP State Portal". www.ap.gov.in. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 

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