Sriharikota Location Map


Location Map of Sriharikota

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Sriharikota is a spindle shaped island off the coast of Andhra Pradesh and is home to India's only satellite launch centre, known as the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (known as SHAR) and is used by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to launch satellites using multi stage rockets such as the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle and the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle.

Sriharikota separates the Pulicat Lake from the Bay of Bengal and is where the town of Pulicat is located. The island is located in Sri Amarajeevi Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh. The nearest railway station to Sriharikota is located in Sullurpeta Town, which is 80 kms from Chennai and the nearest business city is Sri City which is well connected to Chennai via an expressway.

How to get to Sriharikota



Rail: Visitors can take the electric train from Chennai to Sullurpeta, which is the closest town to Sriharikota. The journey would take around two to two and a half hours and is reasonably priced too.

Road: The best way to get to Sriharikota by road is to take the bus from Chennai's CMBT (Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus) at Koyambedu in Chennai. Buses from here will drop you to Sullurpeta. The bus journey takes two hours.


Last Updated on : 07 December 2011







     


     

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