About AP Districts KURNOOL

Head Quarters: Kurnool More Info : www.kurnool.ap.gov.in

This district derives its name from its chief town Kurnool the capital of former Nawabs, Capital of Andhra Pradesh State from 1st October 1953 to 1st November, 1956 and at present the headquarters of the district. The name Kurnool is said to have been derived from “Kandanavolu”. The district was situated between 77º 24′ and 79º 40’E, of the eastern longitudes and 14º 54′ and 16º 18’N, of northern latitudes. The Boundaries of Kurnool district are Guntur and Nellore districts in the East, Ballary district in the West, Mahaboobnagar district in the North, Cuddapah and Anantapur districts in the South directions. The district has population of 40,46,601 as per the 2011 census which accounts for 4.77% of the total population of the State with 14.65% decadal growth.

Source: Bureau Of Economics

Item
Units
Figure
Source
Area
In 000 Sq. Km
17.7
Census 2011
Population
In Persons
40,46,601
Male
In Persons
20,40,101
Female
In Persons
20,06,500
Urban
In Persons
11,43,724
Rural
In Persons
29,02,877
Population Growth (decadal)
%
14.65
Population Density (Person/Sq.Km)
Ratio
229
Literacy
%
61.13
Male
%
71.36
Female
%
50.81
Urbanisation
%
28.26
Workers as % of total population
%
49.44
2001
Workers % of main Workers
%
85.98
Household industries
%
3.54
Area under Food & Non-Food crops
Area in Hectares
9,62,190
2012
Mining & Quarrying (Limestone – Top)
Qty in tonnes
92,26,439
Forest Area under the control of
Forest Department
Area in Hectares
3,40,669
Gross irrigated area as % of gross
cropped area
%
49.57
Value of output of major crops
%
Per capita food grain production
%
Road Length per 100 sq.km.
In Sq.km
114.38
Post offices per 100,000 persons
Ratio
18.85
Bank branches per 100,000 persons
Ratio
7.36
Population per bank
In Thousands
13.77
Per capita bank deposits
Rs. In Crores
16052.73
Per capita bank credit
In Rs.
17347.89
Per capita bank credit to agriculture
In Rs.
51.72
2010
Per ha. bank credit to agriculture
In Rs.
21.75
Per capita bank credit to Industries
In Rs.
13.53

Major Crops 2011-12

Crop
Area in hectares
Out-turn in tonnes
Source
Rice
1,06,722
3,79,924
2011-12
Jowar
84,670
1,75,060
Bengal gram
2,01,034
1,53,188
Red gram(Tuar)
49,021
12,990
Groundnut
1,01,318
47,263
Castor
1,15,092
7,021
Cotton
96,323
1,22,387
Onions
26,909
4,26,397
Major Mineral Production                     
Mineral
Quantity (Tonnes)
Value (millions)
Source
Limestone
92,26,439
11,82,184
2011-12
Iron Ore
5,79,252
1,74,337
Mandal Code
Mandal Name
Mandal Code
Mandal Name
Mandal Code
Mandal Name
1
Kowthalam
19
Kodumur
37
Rudravaram
2
Kosigi
20
Gonegandla
38
Allagadda
3
Mantralayam
21
Yemmiganur
39
Chagalamarri
4
Nandavaram
22
Pedda Kadalur
40
Uyyalawada
5
C.Belagal
23
Adoni
41
Dornipadu
6
Gudur
24
Holagunda
42
Gospadu
7
Kurnool
25
Alur
43
Koilkuntla
8
Nandi Kotkur
26
Aspari
44
Banaganapalle
9
Pagidyala
27
Devanakonda
45
Sanjamala
10
Kothapalle
28
Krishnagiri
46
Kolimigundla
11
Atmakur
29
Veldurthi
47
Owk
12
Srisailam
30
Bethamcherla
48
Peapally
13
Velgode
31
Panyam
49
Dhone
14
Pamulapadu
32
Gadivemula
50
Tuggali
15
Jupadu Bungalow
33
Bandi Atmakur
51
Pattikanda
16
Midthur
34
Nandyal
52
Maddikera East
17
Orvakal
35
Mahanandi
53
Chippagiri
18
Kallur
36
Sirvel
54
Halaharvi