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WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT

Head Quarters: Eluru

Eluru is the headquarters of West Godavari district. The district is located in delta region of the Krishna and Godavari rivers. The district was situated between 80º 50′ and 81º 55’E, of the eastern longitudes and 16º 15′ and 17º 30’N, of northern latitudes. Khammam District lies to the north, East Godavari District to the east, the Bay of Bengal to the south, and Krishna District to the west. The district has population of 39,34,782 as per the 2011 census which accounts for 4.64% of the total population of the State with 3.45% decadal growth.

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Geographical Profile
Item
Units
Figure
Source
Area
In ‘000 Sq.Km
7.7
Census 2011
Population
In Persons
39,34,782
Male
In Persons
19,63,184
Female
In Persons
19,71,598
Urban
In Persons
8,08,591
Rural
In Persons
31,26,191
Population Growth (decadal)
%
3.45
Population Density (Person/Sq.Km)
Ratio
508
Literacy
%
74.32
Male
%
77.63
Female
%
71.05
Urbanisation
%
20.55
Workers as % of total population
%
44.12
2001
Workers % of main Workers
%
84.94
Household industries
%
2.67
Area under Food & Non-Food crops
Area in Hectares
6,94,812
2012
Mining & Quarrying (Ball Clay – Top)
Qty in tonnes
2,30,913
Forest Area under the control of
Forest Department
Area in Hectares
81,166
Gross irrigated area as % of gross
cropped area
%
60.89
Value of output of major crops
%
-
Per capita food grain production
%
2.18
Road Length per 100 sq.km.
In Sq.km
78.91
Post offices per 100,000 persons
Ratio
19.23
Bank branches per 100,000 persons
Ratio
9.78
Population per bank
In Thousands
10.25
Per capita bank deposits
Rs. In Crores
19977.98
Per capita bank credit
In Rs.
30720.38
Per capita bank credit to agriculture
In Rs.
101.83
2010
Per ha. bank credit to agriculture
In Rs.
57.67
Per capita bank credit to Industries
In Rs.
10.29
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Major Crops 2011-12
Crop
Area in hectares
Out-turn in tonnes
Source
Rice
3,63,785
13,08,467
2011-12
Maize
48,359
3,24,637
Black gram(Mash)
52,767
16,770
Green gram(Moong)
10,610
9,253
Coconut
20,351
3,43,423
Groundnut
6,477
14,387
Sugar cane
27,054
2,54,324
Tobacco
25,908
47,275
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Major Mineral Production
Mineral
Quantity
(Tonnes)
Value
(‘000 Rs.)
Source
Ball Clay
2,30,913
30,434
2011-12
Fireclay
16,271
3,219
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Mandal Information
Mandal
Code
Mandal Name
Mandal
Code
Mandal Name
1
Jeelugumilli
17
Nidadavole
2
Buttayagudem
18
Tadepalligudem
3
Polavaram
19
Unguturu
4
Thallapudi
20
Bhimadole
5
Gopalapuram
21
Pedavegi
6
Koyyalagudem
22
Pedapadu
7
Jangareddigudem
23
Eluru
8
T.Narasapuram
24
Denduluru
9
Chintalapudi
25
Nidamarru
10
Lingapalem
26
Ganapavaram
11
Kamavarapukota
27
Pentapadu
12
Dwarakatirumala
28
Tanuku
13
Nallajerla
29
Undrajavaram
14
Devarapalle
30
Peravali
15
Chagallu
31
Iragavaram
16
Kovvur
32
Attili

Mandal
Code
Mandal Name
33
Undi
34
Akiveedu
35
Kalla
36
Bheemavaram
37
Palakoderu
38
Veeravasaram
39
Penumantra
40
Penugonda
41
Achanta
42
Poduru
43
Palacole
44
Yelamanchili
45
Narasapuram
46
Mogalthur
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West Godavari : MLA List
SNo Name of the Elected Candidate Party Constituency
01 K. S. JAWAHAR Telugu Desam Kovvur (SC)
02 BURUGUPALLI SESHA RAO Telugu Desam Nidadavole
03 SATYANARAYANA PITHANI Telugu Desam Achanta
04 DR. NIMMALA RAMANAIDU Telugu Desam Palacole
05 BANDARU MADHAVA NAIDU Telugu Desam Narasapuram
06 RAMANJANEYULU PULAPARTHI (ANJI BABU) Telugu Desam Bhimavaram
07 V V SIVA RAMA RAJU (KALAVAPUDI SIVA) Telugu Desam Undi
08 ARIMILLI RADHA KRISHNA Telugu Desam Tanuku
09 PYDIKONDALA MANIKYALARAO Bharatiya Janata Party Tadepalligudem
10 GANNI VEERANJANEYULU Telugu Desam Ungutur
11 CHINTHAMANENI PRABHAKAR Telugu Desam Denduluru
12 BADETI KOTA RAMARAO (BUJJI) Telugu Desam Eluru
13 MUPPIDI VENKATESWARARAO Telugu Desam Gopalapuram (SC)
14 MODIYAM SRINIVASA RAO Telugu Desam Polavaram (ST)
15 PEETHALA SUJATHA Telugu Desam Chintalapudi (SC)
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TOURISM in West Godavari District

1. Dwaraka Tirumala - Temple

Dwaraka Tirumala or Dwarakatirumala is a village and a mandal in West Godavari district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.[1] It is famous for temple of Lord Venkateswara. Dwaraka Tirumala is located about 40 kilometres from the west Godavari district headquarters, Eluru 26 kilometres from (Jangareddygudem). This is also called as 'Chinna Tirupathi'.

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2. Kolleru Bird Sanctuary

The Kolleru Bird Sanctuary is around 15 km away from Eluru town in the West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh. This sanctuary is spread across 673 sq km of wetland and marshes that surround the famous Kolleru Lake.

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