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District - Visakhapatnam
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Visakhapatnam
Headquarters: Visakhapatnam
 
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Geographical Profile
Item
Unit of Measure
Figure
Source
Area
Sq.km.
11161
Census 2001
Population
In Thousands
3789.82
"
Male
In Thousands
1903.89
"
Female
In Thousands
1885.92
"
Urban
In Thousands
1511.84
"
Rural
In Thousands
2277.98
"
Population Growth (decadal)
%
+15.36
"
Population Density (Person/Sq.Km)
Ratio
340
"
Literacy
%
59.45
"
Male
%
68.84
"
Female
%
49.99
"
Urbanisation
%
39.83
Census 1991
Workers as % of total population
%
43.1
"
Workers % of main Workers      
Agriculture & allied activities
%
62.24
"
Mining & Quarrying
%
0.47
"
Mfg.(Non-household) industries
%
6.48
"
Household industries
%
2.65
"
Construction
%
2.49
"
Services
%
25.68
"
Forest Area as % of reporting area
%
42.15
1997-98
Gross irrigated area as % of gross cropped area
%
35.77
"
Value of output of major crops      
Per capita food grain production
Kg.
44
"
Road Length per 100 sq.km.
Km.
53.08
1996-97
Railway route length per 100 sq.km.
Km.
1.47
"
Post offices per 100,000 persons
Ratio
20.4
"
Bank branches per 100,000 persons
Ratio
8.22
1994-95
Per capita bank deposits
Rs.
4566.9
"
Per capita bank credit
Rs.
3890.91
"
Per capita bank credit to agriculture
Rs.
226.11
"
Per ha. bank credit to agriculture
Rs.
1807
"
Per capita bank credit to SSIs
Rs.
184.56
"
Per capita bank credit to Industries
Rs.
2453.6
"
 
Major Crops 1997-98
Crop
Area as % of District total
Quantity
(In Thousand Tonnes)
Source
Rice 24.09 89
1997-98
Jowar 0.24 1
"
Cotton * 0.24 4
"
Turmeric 0.24 1
"
Maize 1.46 8
"
Arhar 1.22 1
"
Chillies 1.22 10
"
Sugar cane 9.73 1637
"
Sesame 3.16 2
"
* (Lint '000 bales of 170 Kgs) N=Negligible
 
Major Mineral Production
Mineral
Quantity
(Tonnes)
Value
(millions)
Source
Kaolin 154 0.02
1996-97
 
Tourist Attractions
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Mandal Information
Mandal Code Mandal Name Mandal Code Mandal Name Mandal Code Mandal Name
1 Munchingiputtu 16 Nathavaram 31 Pedagantyada
2 Pedabayalu 17 Narsipatnam 32 Paravada
3 Hukumpetau 18 Rolugunta 33 Anakapalli
4 Dumbriguda 19 Ravikamatham 34 Munagapaka
5 Arakuvalley 20 Butchayyapeta 35 Kasimkota
6 Ananthagiri 21 Chodavaram 36 Makavarapalem
7 Devarapalle 22 K Kotapadu 37 Kotauratla
8 Cheedikada 23 Sabbavaram 38 Payakaraopeta
9 Madugula 24 Pendurthi 39 Nakkapalli
10 Paderu 25 Anandapuram 40 S. Rayavaram
11 Gangaraju Madugula 26 Padmanabham 41 Yelamanchili
12 Chintapalle 27 Bheemunipatnam 42 Rambilli
13 Gudemkothaveedhi 28 Visakhapatnam 43 Atchutapuram
14 Koyyuru 29 Visakhapatnam (U)    
15 Golugonda 30 Gajuwaka