Vizianagaram District

Population: 2342868 (2011)

State: Andhra Pradesh

Language: Telugu

Headquarters: Vizianagaram

 

Date of formation: Vizianagaram District was formed on 1st June 1979 carving out of Srikakulam district and Visakhapatnam district.

Area: 6539 square kilometers

Density of population: 358 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 59.49 % - Male: 69.04 %, Female: 50.16 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:1016

 

Boundaries of Vizianagaram District

 

North West: Orissa

South West: Visakhapatnam District, Andhra Pradesh

South East: Bay of Bengal

East: Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh

 

Vizianagaram District Average Rainfall: 1131 mm

Vizianagaram District Maximum Average Temperature in Summer: 21.22 mm

Vizianagaram District Minimum Average Temperature in Winter: 29.84 mm

 

VIZIANAGARAM DISTRICT MAP

 

 

Major Rivers: Nagavali, Vegavathi, Gomukhi, Suvarnamukhi, Champavathi, Gostani

Mandals: Bhogapuram, Badangi, Bondapalle, Balijipeta, Cheepurupalli, Bobbili, Datti Rajeru, Garugubilli, Denkada, Gummalakshmipuram, Gajapathinagaram, Jiyyammavalasa, Gantyada, Komarada, Garividi, Kurupam, Gurla, Makkuva, Jami, Pachipenta, Kothavalasa, Parvatipuram, Lakkavarapukota, Ramabhadrapuram, Mentada, Salur, Merakamudidam, Seetharamapuram, Nellimarla, Therlam, Pusapatirega, Srungavarapukota, Vepada, Vizianagaram

Assembly Constituencies: Bobbili, Cheepurupalle, Gajapathinagaram, Kurupam, Nellimarla, Parvathipuram, Salur, Srungavarapukota, Vizianagaram.

 

Vizianagaram District Nearby Attractions

 

1. Saripalli

2. Gosthani Sarovar Vihar

3. Bobbili

4. Kumili

5. Ramatheertham

 

Vizianagaram District Facts: This is the least populated district in Andhra Pradesh. Jhanjavati Project is a rubber dam constructed across River Nagavali and is first of its kind in India and biggest in Asia. It is one of the 13 most backward districts of Andhra Pradesh that is getting funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Program. NH 5 and NH 43 pass through the district. 

 

Major Agriculturies: Jute mills, sugar factories, rice mills, oil mills, tiles manufacturing units

 

Major Industrial Products: Paddy, mesta, groundnut, ragi, bajra, cotton, sugarcane, pulses

 

Major Irrigation Projects: Denkada Anicut, Thatipuri Reservoir, Andhra Reservoir Project, Vegavathi Anicut, Seethanagaram Anicut, Surapadu Anicut, Vottigedda Reservoir Project, Paradi Anicut, Thotapalli Regulator, Vengala Raya Sagaram Project.

 

Fauna: Sloth bear, wild buffaloes, fox, hare, hyena, jackal, mongoose, house crow, common myna, sparrow, blue rock pigeon

 

Famous People From Vizianagaram District: Gurajada Appa Rao, Dwaram Venkata Swamy Naidu, P. Susheela, Maharajkumar Vijayanand, Kodi Ramurty

 

Vizianagaram Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012

 

Places in Vizianagaram District

 
 
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