About Ichapuram Municipality

Ichapuram Municipality is     largest ULB in the State Srikakulam District of A.P., It is spread over an area of 25.25 Sq.Kms. with a population of 36478 (2011 Census). It is known for/famous for its.
Location:
It is located 595 Kms. From Capital city and  130 kms. From District Head quarters , it was established as 3rd grade Municipality in the year 1986.
There are 17 Zones / and 23 Election wards in this Municipality.
Ichapuram Town, in General, has a tropical climate, winters last from November to February, while summers last from March to June. The annual rainfall is 14.68 mm, most of it received during the months of January 2015.
The Population of the Town which was 32662 in 2001 increased to 36478 in 2011 with in increase of 10.46 % in the last decade. The sex ratio is 800 females per 1000 males. The literacy rate is 70 % 45 % of the male population and 35 % of the female population are literate.

 

Ichchapuram is a town in Srikakulam district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a Municipality and also the mandal headquarters of Ichapuram mandal.this town is located nearly 142 km from the district capital srikakulam.[4]

 

Geography

Ichchapuram is located at the border of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha at 19.12°N 84.7°E.[5] It has an average elevation of 7 metres (22 feet). The town is located on the banks of Bahuda river.

Demographics

As of 2011 census, the town had a population of 36,493. The total population constitute, 17,716 males, 18,777 females and 4,004 children, in the age group of 0–6 years. The average literacy rate stands at 71.12% with 23,105 literates.[3]

Assembly constituency

 

Jagannath temple at Ichchapuram

Ichapuram is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh. Bendalam Ashok is the present MLA.

Transport

APSRTC and Indian Railways connects the town to other cities like srikakulam,palasa, parlakhemundi,gunupur,Visakhapatnam, rajahmundry and Brahmapur very well.

Education

The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.[6][7] The medium of instruction followed by different schools are English, Telugu, Odia.