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Ramachandrapuram is a town in the Konaseema district of Andhra Pradesh. The town is a Municipality that serves as the headquarters of Ramachandrapuram Mandal and Ramachandrapuram revenue division. The town is occupied with a total area of 13.98 km2. According to the 2011 Census report of India, Ramachandrapuram town had a population of 43,657. The total population consists of 22,113 females, 21,544 males, and 3,994 children, in the age group of 0 to 6 years. The average literacy is at 82.25% with 32,623 literates, considerably higher than the national average of 73.00%.

History of Ramachandrapuram

Decades back Ramachandrapuram townwas called Penkullapadu. Raja Kakarlapudi ruled this area. Before the 17th century, they rule from Kotipalli Kota. During the 17th Century, Raja Kakarlapudi’s fort and temples were ruined due to a heavy flood. Laterthe Kingbuilta new fort in Ramachandrapuram. Later the town has renamed Ramachandrapuram, in the name of Kakarlapudi Ramachandraraju. There are many villages with the same name as Ramachandrapuram. Sometimes people also call the town Ramachandrapuram Kotaas it is a fort town.

Places to visit

  • Yanam River Beach : Yanam Beach is situated at a distance of 27.3 km from Ramachandrapuram. Yanam Beach is located in the Yanam town of Puducherry on the eastern coast of India. It is built at the place where the rivers Coringa and Godavari join. The quiet and peaceful seashorewhere you can spend your whole day just adoring the beauty of nature and listening to the small waves. This beach also has the facility of boat rides.The beach looks much more beautiful due to the Ferry Road, situated alongside. Yanam Beach also called Rajiv Gandhi Beach and is one of the most famous attractions of the town. Cemented chairs are built near the Beach campus for enjoying the quiet and peaceful views of the beachside.Away from the crowds,Yanam Beach is aperfectescape for those looking to spend quality time with their friends and family.
  • Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary : Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary is an estuary (partially enclosed coastal body) situated near Kakinada. This Sanctuary is popular for its large amount of mangrove forests. Situated at a distance of 28.3 km from Ramachandrapuram town, Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary is the third largest expanse of mangrove forests in India having 24 mangrove tree varieties and more than 120 bird breeds.It is the abodeof the hazardouslyendangered long-billed vultureand the white-backedvulture.In the Coringa Wildlife Sanctuarynear threatened speciesbirds likethe Oriental white ibis, painted stork, and ferruginous pochard are also found.Large populations of waders and mangrove birds also exist in the Sanctuary. As a whole, more than 120 species of birds have been counted.

How to Reach

  • By Air- The nearest Airport from Ramachandrapuram townis Madhurapudi Airport situated at a distance of 55 km.

  • By Train - The nearest Railway Station is situated at a distance of 20.7 km from Ramachandrapuram town .
  • By Road - The Nearest Bus Stand is located at a distance of 1.1km from Ramachandrapuram town.

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