Mandapeta is a town situated in the KonaseemaDistrict of Andhra Pradesh. Earlier, Mandapeta wascalled "Mandavyapuram", the name from Sage Mandukya. It is a second-grade municipality established on 1stOctober 1958. The Mandapeta town is situated in the East Godavari Sub-basin of the larger Krishna Godavari valley. Mandapeta is home to both Oil and Natural Gas reserves. The town is occupied with a total area of 21.65 km2. Mandapeta is the hometownof Smiley Children Society,one of the Non-Governmental Organizations. The nearest railway station to Mandapeta is Dwarapudi which is situated at a distance of 6.9 km. Mandapeta town is well connected by roads.