The city of Machilipatnam is a south Indian city in Andhra Pradesh state. The Machilipatnam Parliamentary Constituency is situated on the Coromandel Coast and is also a municipality in the Krishna district. The city is famous for its Kalamkari textiles and paintings.
Machilipatnam has a population of around 183,370 citizens according to the 2001 census. The population comprises equally of 50 percent male and female. The INC party has won 7 times from this seat.