West Godavari District Profile,Mandals and Tourist places | AP State

West Godavari District Profile,Mandals  and Tourist places: West Godavari district is spread over an area of 7742 kilometers and this is 2.81 percent in the area of Andhra Pradesh state. it has Khammam district on the north, the Bay of Bengal on South, East Godavari district on Est and Krishna District on West. Papikondalu is spread on the north-east district. During the summer seasons, the temperatures are very high. December to February is very pleasant.


Major rivers that flow in the district include River Godavari after which the district got its name. it flows from Polavaram to Narasapuram and divides as two at Vijjeshwaram. Forest area in the district is in 81,000 hectares. There are 15 constituencies and these are Eluru, Denduluru, Chintalapudi, Gopalapuram, Tadepalligudem, Nidadavolu, Kovvuru, Bheemavaram, Aachanta, Palakollu, Narasapuram, Polavaram, Unguturu, Undi and Tanuku. Main towns in the district are Eluru, Nidadavolu, Jangareddygudem, Tanuku, Tadepalligudem, Bheemavaram, Kovvuru, Palakollu and Narasapuram.


West Godavari District , Mandals  and Tourist places




Here is the West Godavari History. This place was a part of the Mourya kingdom and later in Satavahanas kingdom. Salankayans, Vishnukundins, Chalukyas, Kondaveeti Reddy Rajas also rules the place. After Kondaveeti Reddy Raja’s rule, West Godavari was merged into the Vijayanagar Kingdom. Golconda Nawabs, Delhi Mughal has also ruled the place.


West Godavari was formed on 15th April 1925. since 1979, the district was divided into 14 talukas. Now there are 46 mandals in the district, 11 towns, 888-gram panchayats and 1262 villages.




:: List of Mandals of West Godavari District Andhra Pradesh::


Mandal Code
Mandal Name
Mandal Code
Mandal Name
Mandal Code
Mandal Name
1
Jeelugumilli
17
Nidadavole
33
Undi
2
Buttayagudem
18
Tadepalligudem
34
Akiveedu
3
Polavaram
19
Unguturu
35
Kalla
4
Thallapudi
20
Bhimadole
36
Bheemavaram
5
Gopalapuram
21
Pedavegi
37
Palakoderu
6
Koyyalagudem
22
Pedapadu
38
Veeravasaram
7
Jangareddigudem
23
Eluru
39
Penumantra
8
T.Narasapuram
24
Denduluru
40
Penugonda
9
Chintalapudi
25
Nidamarru
41
Achanta
10
Lingapalem
26
Ganapavaram
42
Poduru
11
Kamavarapukota
27
Pentapadu
43
Palacole
12
Dwarakatirumala
28
Tanuku
44
Yelamanchili
13
Nallajerla
29
Undrajavaram
45
Narasapuram
14
Devarapalle
30
Peravali
46
Mogalthur
15
Chagallu
31
Iragavaram
16
Kovvur
32
Attili



Tourist Places in West Godavari District




Visiting the West Godavari tourist places is an eye feast for those who love nature. Godavari districts are popular for their greenery and scenic beauty. Here are some popular tourist places in the district.


1) Kolleru Lake is spread in nearly 700 kilometers. Many birds from other countries migrate to this place during October and May months.


2) Dwaraka Tirumala temple is popular as ‘Chinna or Small Tirupati’ thousands of devotees visit this temple. All facilities are available here for the devotees.


3) Papikondalu is another tourist attraction in the district.


4) Perupalem beach in Mogalturu mandal is being developed as a tourist spot.


5) Rajabahadur fort in Mogalture is stand in as a symbol of lost grandeur. This fort was built by Kalidindi kings two hundred years ago, according to historical evidence.


6) Guntupalli in Kamavarapukota has Buddhist caves. Buddhist monks from even foreign countries visit this place.


West Godavari has a special place in Tollywood film history. Many people from this district had a successful career in Tollywood. Some of the popular film personalities are Chiranjeevi, Krishnamraju, Prabhas, Dasari Narayana Rao, Relangi Narasimha Rao, V V Vinayak, Suni, Raviteja, Ananta Sriram and so on.




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