About AP Districts VIZIANAGARAM

Head Quarters: Vizianagaram More Info : www.vizianagaram.ap.gov.in

If India is a land of precious stones, one such jewel embedded on the Indian soils is the district Vizianagaram. The Pusapatis of Vizianagaram, the Ravus of Bobbili, Varicharlas of Kurupam, the Satrucharlas of Merangi and the aristocrats of salur were all the exalted Luminaries and multi-facial personalities. The battle of Bobbili and the battle of Padmanabham are unforgettable and make the area the land of pride and valour. The district was situated between 83º 0′ and 83º 45’E, of the eastern longitudes and 17º 15′ and 19º 15’N, of northern latitudes. The Boundaries of this district are Srikakulum district in the East, Vijayanagaram district in the South, Orissa state and Vishakapatnam district in the West and Orissa state in the North directions. The district has population of 23,42,868 as per the 2011 census which accounts for 2.76% of the total population of the State with 4.16% decadal growth.

Source: Bureau Of Economics

Item
Units
Figure
Source
Area
In 000 Sq.Km
6.5
Census 2011
Population
In Persons
23,42,868
Male
In Persons
11,61,913
Female
In Persons
11,80,955
Urban
In Persons
4,90,422
Rural
In Persons
18,52,446
Population Growth (decadal)
%
4.16
Population Density (Person/Sq.Km)
Ratio
358
Literacy
%
59.49
Male
%
69.04
Female
%
50.16
Urbanisation
%
20.93
Workers as % of total population
%
52.2
2001
Workers % of main Workers
%
77.7
Household industries
%
3.7
Area under Food & Non-Food crops
Area in Hectares
3,79,235
2012
Mining & Quarrying (Manganese- Top)
Qty in tonnes
2,64,252
Forest Area under the control of
Forest Department
Area in hectares
1,19,303
Gross irrigated area as % of gross
cropped area
%
43.82
Value of output of major crops
%
Per capita food grain production
%
3.3
Road Length per 100 sq.km.
In Sq.km
58.41
Post offices per 100,000 persons
Ratio
32.31
Bank branches per 100,000 persons
Ratio
8.1
Population per bank
In Thousands
12.38
Per capita bank deposits
Rs. In Crores
13,065.18
Per capita bank credit
In Rs.
10,266.47
Per capita bank credit to agriculture
In Rs.
22.88
2010
Per ha. bank credit to agriculture
In Rs.
14.14
Per capita bank credit to Industries
In Rs.
14.47

Major Crops 2011-12

Crop
Area in hectares
Out-turn in tonnes
 Source
Rice
1,24,569
2,67,745
2011-12
Maize
20,619
91,624
Green gram(Moong)
15,566
7,898
Black gram(Mash)
15,192
8,348
Groundnut
19,443
23,798
Sesamum
19,741
3,381
Mesta
19,164
1,52,247
Sugarcane
16,185
1,07,050
Mineral
Quantity
(Tonnes)
Value
(‘000 Rs.)
Source
Manganese Ore
2,64,252
4,59,149
2011-12
Zircon/Quartzite
98,793
13,471
Mandal Code
Mandal Name
Mandal Code
Mandal Name
Mandal Code
Mandal Name
1
Komarada
13
Ramabhadrapuram
25
Pusapatirega
2
Gummalakshmipuram
14
Badangi
26
Bhoghapuram
3
Kurupam
15
Therlam
27
Denkada
4
Jiyyammavalasa
16
Merakamudidam
28
Vizianagaram
5
Garugubilli
17
Dattirajeru
29
Gantyada
6
Parvathipuram
18
Mentada
30
Srungavarapukota
7
Makkuva
19
Gajapathinagaram
31
Vepada
8
Seethanagaram
20
Bondapalle
32
Lakkavarapukota
9
Balajipeta
21
Gurla
33
Jami
10
Bobbili
22
Garividi
34
Kothavalasa
11
Salur
23
Cheepurupalle
12
Pachipenta
24
Nellimarla