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District - Prakasam
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Singarayakonda Temple
Headquarters: Ongole
 
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Geographical Profile
Item
Unit of Measure
Figure
Source
Area
Sq.km.
17626.00
Census 2001
Population
In Thousands
3054.94
"
Male
In Thousands
1549.89
"
Female
In Thousands
1505.05
"
Urban
In Thousands
466.70
"
Rural
In Thousands
2588.23
"
Population Growth (decadal)
%
+10.72
"
Population Density (Person/Sq.Km)
Ratio
173
"
Literacy
%
57.86
"
Male
%
69.78
"
Female
%
45.6
"
Urbanisation
%
16.45
Census 1991
Workers as % of total population
%
48.64
"
Workers % of main Workers      
Agriculture & allied activities
%
79.44
"
Mining & Quarrying
%
0.32
"
Mfg.(Non-household) industries
%
3.37
"
Household industries
%
2.50
"
Construction
%
1.22
"
Services
%
13.15
"
Forest Area as % of reporting area
%
25.85
1997-98
Gross irrigated area as % of gross cropped area
%
36.36
"
Value of output of major crops      
Per capita food grain production
Kg.
154.00
"
Road Length per 100 sq.km.
Km.
50.47
1996-97
Railway route length per 100 sq.km.
Km.
1.37
"
Post offices per 100,000 persons
Ratio
24.00
"
Bank branches per 100,000 persons
Ratio
8.00
1994-95
Per capita bank deposits
Rs.
1949.00
"
Per capita bank credit
Rs.
1430.00
"
Per capita bank credit to agriculture
Rs.
671.00
"
Per ha. bank credit to agriculture
Rs.
3507.00
"
Per capita bank credit to SSIs
Rs.
84.77
"
Per capita bank credit to Industries
Rs.
215.46
"
 
Major Crops 1997-98
Crop
Area as % of District total
Quantity
(In Thousand Tonnes)
Source
Rice 25.76 346
1997-98
Jowar 1.52 10
"
Cotton * 7.58 48
"
Turmeric N 1
"
Maize 1.33 26
"
Arhar 6.63 2
"
Chillies 2.08 14
"
Sugar cane N 27
"
Sesame 1.33 1
"
* (Lint '000 bales of 170 Kgs) N=Negligible
 
Tourist Attractions
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Mandal Information
Mandal Code Mandal Name Mandal Code Mandal Name Mandal Code Mandal Name
1 Yerragondapalem 20 Martur 39 Veligandla
2 Pullalacheruvu 21 Parchur 40 Pedacherlopalle
3 Tripuranthakam 22 Karamchedu 41 Ponnaluru
4 Kurichedu 23 Chirala 42 Kondapi
5 Donakonda 24 Vetapalem 43 Santhanuthlapadu
6 Pedaaraveedu 25 Inkollu 44 Ongole
7 Dornala 26 Janakavaram Panguluru 45 Naguluppalapadu
8 Ardhaveedu 27 Korisapadu 46 Chinaganjam
9 Markapur 28 Maddipadu 47 Kothapatnam
10 Tarlapadu 29 Chimakurthi 48 Tangutur
11 Konakanamitla 30 Marripudi 49 Zarugumilli
12 Podili 31 Kanigiri 50 Kandukur
13 Darsi 32 Hanumanthunipadu 51 Voletivaripalem
14 Mundlamuru 33 Bestavaripeta 52 Pamur
15 Thallur 34 Cumbum 53 Lingasamudram
16 Addanki 35 Racherla 54 Gudluru
17 Ballikuruva 36 Giddaluru 55 Ulavapadu
18 Santhamaguluru 37 Komarolu 56 Singarayakonda
19 Yeddanapudi 38 Chadrasekara Puram