East Godavari District Map

District Map of East Godavari

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East Godavari district covers a vast portion of the delta area of the Godavari river. This district is located on the north-east coast of Andhra Pradesh. It is bounded by Vishakhapatnam district on the north and the State of Orissa, on the east and by the Bay of Bengal on the south and by Khammam and West Godavari district on the west.

It is situated between the northern latitudes of 16* 30' and 18* and between 81* 30' and 82* 30' of the eastern longitudes. It covers an area of 10807 sq. kms. The major places of the East Godavari district are Kakinada, Rajamundry, Tuni, Samarlakot, Amalapuram, Mandapeta, Rajole. According to 1991 census, the population of the district is 4541222, males-2272962 and females-2268260.

Nearly one lakh acre of the coastal district of East Godavari flourish with coconut plantation. To use this natural resource the Government of India and Andhra Pradesh under Swarnjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana has employed thousands of women in the 'Coir Project' with an expense of Rs.25 crores. The Industries that provide employment to the people and means of earning revenues to the state are Andhra Paper Mill, Plywood unit at Rampachodavaram, Godavari and Nagarjuna Fertilizers, Sugar factories at Samarlakota and Pittahpuram, Dairy, Hatchery and Piggary Farms, Fisheries, Spinning and Saw Mills. People are also engaged in handicrafts like bell metal crafts. The Small Scale Industries of Musical instruments at Pitahpuram is another source of employment for the people.

Thermal Power station at Rajahmundry, Machkand Hydro Power project and Natural gas Power station at Vijjeswaram meets the power requirements of East Godavari district. Dhavaleshwaram Project and Eleru supplies water to most of the places of the district. The headquarters of East Godavari district is Kakinada which is well connected by rail and road. The port of Kakinada is second largest port of Andra Pradesh which is another means of communication.

The East Godavari district is popular destination for pilgrimage, the various pilgrim centers are:
  • Kukkuteswara Temple at Pitahpuram
  • Sri Sathya Narayana Swamy Temple at Annavaram
  • Sri Jagan Mohini Chennakesava Swamy Temple at Ryali
  • Kotilingeswara temple at Rajahmundry
  • Appanapalle temple
  • Kumararamam at Samarlakota
  • Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple at Antarvedi.
Other popular tourist spots of the region are:
  • Balayogi Gardens, Amalapuram
  • Coringa Wild Life Sanctuary, Coringa
  • Kadiyapulanka Leisure Spots, Rajahmundry
  • Papikonda Wild Life Sanctuary, Papikonda
  • Rampachodavaram Water Falls, Rampachodavaram
Few famous educational institutes of East Godavari for higher studies are as follows:
  • Al-Ameer Institute of Management and Technology, Rajahmundry
  • Shri Shiridi Sai Vidya Parishad Law College
  • Veeravalli College of Law
  • Aditya College of Nursing
  • Christian Medical Centre School of Nursing
  • Rangaraya Medical College, Kakainada
  • Srikiran Institute of Ophthalmology, Kakinada
  • Minerva College of Education
  • Bonam Venkata Chalamayya Institute of Technology and Science
  • Bonam Venkata Chalamayya Engineering College
  • JNTU College of Engineering, Kakinada
  • Government Degree College, Razole, and Rajahmundry
  • ASD Govt College For Women, Kakinada
  • Amrutha Arts & Science Degree College
  • Government Degree College, Ravulapalem, and Tuni


Last Updated on : 03/09/2013



     


     

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