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District - Krishna
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Prakasam Barrage
Headquarters: Machilipatnam
 
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Geographical Profile
Item
Unit of Measure
Figure
Source
Area
Sq.km.
8727
Census 2001
Population
In Thousands
4218.41
"
Male
In Thousands
2151.18
"
Female
In Thousands
2067.22
"
Urban
In Thousands
1365.64
"
Rural
In Thousands
2852.76
"
Population Growth (decadal)
%
+14.05
"
Population Density (Person/Sq.Km)
Ratio
483
"
Literacy
%
69.91
"
Male
%
74.57
"
Female
%
65.05
"
Urbanisation
%
35.82
Census 1991
Workers as % of total population
%
43.3
"
Workers % of main Workers      
Agriculture & allied activities
%
66.18
"
Mining & Quarrying
%
0.45
"
Mfg.(Non-household) industries
%
6.18
"
Household industries
%
2.39
"
Construction
%
1.61
"
Services
%
23.09
"
Forest Area as % of reporting area
%
7.5
1997-98
Gross irrigated area as % of gross cropped area
%
62
"
Value of output of major crops      
Per capita food grain production
Kg.
321
"
Road Length per 100 sq.km.
Km.
78.76
1996-97
Railway route length per 100 sq.km.
Km.
2.14
"
Post offices per 100,000 persons
Ratio
22.04
"
Bank branches per 100,000 persons
Ratio
9.33
1994-95
Per capita bank deposits
Rs.
3386.42
"
Per capita bank credit
Rs.
2250.49
"
Per capita bank credit to agriculture
Rs.
604.49
"
Per ha.bank credit to agriculture
Rs.
3194
"
Per capita bank credit to SSIs
Rs.
168.67
"
Per capita bank credit to Industries
Rs.
490.86
"
 
Major Crops 1997-98
Crop
Area as % of District total
Quantity
(In Thousand Tonnes)
Source
Rice 53.43 1093
1997-98
Jowar 0.43 2
"
Cotton * 3.71 63
"
Turmeric 0.29 9
"
Maize 1.14 19
"
Arhar 1.57 3
"
Chillies 1 18
"
Sugar cane 2.29 1634
"
Sesame 0.29 N
"
* (Lint '000 bales of 170 Kgs) N=Negligible
 
Major Mineral Production
Mineral
Quantity
(Tonnes)
Value
(millions)
Source
Limestone 1632000 173.6
1996-97
 
Tourist Attractions
  For tourist attractions in the district, visit AP Tourism - Krishna
 
Mandal Information
Mandal Code Mandal Name Mandal Code Mandal Name Mandal Code Mandal Name
1 Jaggayyapeta 18 Penamaluru 35 Nagayalanka
2 Vatsavai 19 Thotlavalluru 36 Koduru
3 Penuganchiprolu 20 Kankipadu 37 Machilipatnam
4 Nandigama 21 Gannavaram 38 Gudur
5 Chandarlapadu 22 Agiripalle 39 Pamarru
6 Kanchika Cherla 23 Nuzvid 40 Pedaparupudi
7 Veerullapadu 24 Chatrai 41 Nandivada
8 Ibrahimpatnam 25 Musunuru 42 Gudivada
9 G Konduru 26 Bapulapadu 43 Gudlavalleru
10 Mylavaram 27 Unguturu 44 Pedana
11 A Konduru 28 Vuyyuru 45 Bantumilli
12 Gampalagudem 29 Pamidimukkala 46 Mudinapalli
13 Tiruvuru 30 Movva 47 Mandavalli
14 Vissannapet 31 Ghantasala 48 Kaikalur
15 Reddigudem 32 Challapalli 49 Kalidindi
16 Vijayawada Rural 33 Mopidevi 50 Kruthivennu
17 Vijayawada Urban 34 Avanigadda