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District - Anantapur
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Ananthapur
Headquarters : Anantapur
 
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Geographical Profile
Item
Unit of Measure
Figure
Source
Area
Sq.km.
19130.0
Census 2001
Population
In Thousands
3639.30
"
Male
In Thousands
1859.50
"
Female
In Thousands
1779.80
"
Urban
In Thousands
920.07
"
Rural
In Thousands
2719.22
"
Population Growth (decadal)
%
+14.31
"
Population Density (Person/Sq.Km)
Ratio
190
"
Literacy
%
56.69
"
Male
%
68.94
"
Female
%
43.87
"
Urbanisation
%
23.49
Census 1991
Relative Index of Development
 
 
"
Workers as % of total population
%
46.20
"
Workers % of main Workers
 
 
 
Agriculture & allied activities
%
75.87
"
Mining & Quarrying
%
0.15
"
Mfg.(Non-household) industries
%
3.61
"
Household industries
%
3.29
"
Construction
%
1.73
"
Services
%
15.35
"
Forest Area as % of reporting area
%
10.30
1997-98
Gross irrigated area as % of gross cropped area
%
16.91
"
Per capita food grain production
Kg.
54.00
"
Road Length per 100 sq.km.
Km.
51.64
1996-97
Railway route length per 100 sq.km.
Km.
0.97
"
Post offices per 100,000 persons
Ratio
21.04
"
Bank branches per 100,000 persons
Ratio
6.44
1994-95
Per capita bank deposits
Rs.
1923.67
"
Per capita bank credit
Rs.
1188.26
"
Per capita bank credit to agriculture
Rs.
473.33
"
Per ha. bank credit to agriculture
Rs.
1554.00
"
Per capita bank credit to SSIs
Rs.
50.38
"
Per capita bank credit to Industries
Rs.
182.86
 "
 
Major Crops 1997-98
Crop
Area as % of District total
Quantity
(In Thousand Tonnes)
Source
Rice
5.57
112
1997-98
Jowar
2.99
21
"
Cotton *
0.72
10
"
Maize
0.41
7
"
Arhar
2.16
3
"
Chillies
0.41
7
"
Sugar cane
0.1
73
"
Sesame
N
N
"
* (Lint '000 bales of 170 Kgs) N=Negligible
 
Major Mineral Production
Mineral
Quantity
(Tonnes)
Figure
(In millions)
Source
Limestone 621000 31.2
1996-97
 
Tourist Attractions
  For tourist attractions in the district, visit AP Tourism - Ananthapur
 
Mandal Information
Mandal Code Mandal Name Mandal Code Mandal Name Mandal Code Mandal Name
1 D.Hirchal 22 Kunurpi 43 Gandlapenta
2 Bommanahal 23 Kalyandurg 44 Kadiri
3 Vidapanakal 24 Atmakur 45 Amadagur
4 Vajrakarur 25 Anantapur 46 Obuladevaracheruvu
5 Guntakal 26 Bukkarayasamudram 47 Nallamada
6 Gooty 27 Narpala 48 Gorantla
7 Peddavadugur 28 Putlur 49 Puttaparthi
8 Yadiki 29 Yellanur 50 Bukkapatnam
9 Tadpatri 30 Tadimarri 51 Kothacheruvu
10 Peddapappur 31 Bathalapalle 52 Penu Konda
11 Singanamala 32 Raptadu 53 Roddam
12 Pamidi 33 Kanaganapalle 54 Somandepalle
13 Garladinne 34 Kambadur 55 Chilamathur
14 Kudair 35 Ramagiri 56 Lepakshi
15 Uravakonda 36 Chenne Kothapalle 57 Hindupur
16 Beluguppa 37 Dharmavaram 58 Parigi
17 Kanekal 38 Mudigubba 59 Madakasira
18 Rayadurg 39 Talupula 60 Gudibanda
19 Gummagatta 40 Nambulipulikunta 61 Amarapuram
20 Brahmasamudram 41 Tanakal 62 Agali
21 Settur 42 Nallacheruvu 63 Rolla