Tuesday, 13 March 2018

SRIKAKULAM IN AP

Srikakulam District 

The boundaries of this district are Bay of Bengal in the East, Vijayanagaram district in the South and Orissa state borders in the West and North directions. Vamshadhara, Nagavali, Mahendra and Tanaya are main rivers. Baruva beech, Kaviti, Buddha Statue at Rayatheertham are places of interest and Arasavally Sun temple, Srikurmum temple, Sri Mukhalingam temple are places of religious importance. Forest area occupies 15.6% of the total district area. Tribal Corporation is making every effort in uplifting the Tribal of this area. Bamboo and quality Timber are the products obtained from these woods.Manganese is surplus in these district and Mica in some parts of the district. Graphite and different Clays are also available. Jute Industry is the biggest industry in the district. Cashew nut tree, Orchids are grown with World Bank Aid. AP's first built hydroelectric Project on the Machkand River is the water source and Power sources to the district.
Srikakulam is located 104 kms from Visakhapatnam. It is well connected by Road and rail. Nearest airport is at Visakhapatnam.
Srikakulam at a glance :
Head QuartersSrikakulam
Area5,837 sq.km

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