Krishnapatnam

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Krishnapatnam
Krishnapatnam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Krishnapatnam
Krishnapatnam
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Krishnapatnam is located in India
Krishnapatnam
Krishnapatnam
Krishnapatnam (India)
Coordinates: 14°16′59″N 80°07′01″E / 14.283°N 80.117°E / 14.283; 80.117Coordinates: 14°16′59″N 80°07′01″E / 14.283°N 80.117°E / 14.283; 80.117
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
RegionAndhra
DistrictNellore
Government
 • TypeGram panchayat
Elevation5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total5,686
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationAP

Krishnapatnam or Kistnapatam is a port town in Muthukur mandal of Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 Census of India, the town had a population of 5,686; the total population constitute, 2,815 males, 2,871 females and 732 children, in the age group of 0–6 years. The average literacy rate stands at 65.22% with 3,231 literates, significantly lower than the national average of 73.00%.[3]

Location[edit]

Hinterland

Vast hinterland covering Southern Andhra Pradesh, Districts of Rayalseema, North Tamil Nadu and Eastern Karnataka [4] Being on Eastern Coast, supports LOOK EAST Exim Trade Policy[5]

Power projects[edit]

A 4000 MW UMPP with investment of Rs17,500 Crores is being constructed. Besides this UMPP, APGENCO set up a 1600 MW power station named as Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station at Krishnapatnam.

Smart City[edit]

Nellore shall transform into a smart city with support from Confederation of Indian Industries CII as reported at The Hindu - CII to help Nellore become a smart city

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elevation for Rajam". Veloroutes. Retrieved 28 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 29 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Chapter–3 (Literates and Literacy rate)" (PDF). Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  4. ^ http://www.krishnapatnam.com/location-bigview.html
  5. ^ http://www.krishnapatnam.com/location.html

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