• 403 /km2 (1,044 /sq mi)
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(2,254 sq mi)
• 10 m (33 ft)
Srikakulam District is the extreme Northeastern District of Andhra Pradesh situated within the geographic co-ordinates of 18°-20’ and 19°-10’ of Northern latitude and 83°-50’ and 84°-50’ of Eastern longitude. The District is skirted to a distance by Kandivalasagedda, Vamsadhara and Bahuda at certain stretches of their courses white a line of heights of the great Eastern Ghats run from North East. Vizianagaram District flanks in the south and west while Orissa bounds it on the north and Bay of Bengal on the East .The total area of the District is 5837 Sq. Km. It has a population of 2537593 persons according to the 2001 census. The District derived its name from Srikakulam its headquarters town. Srikakulam District was carved out in 1950 by bifurcating it from Visakhapatnam District, it remained unaffected in its territorial jurisdiction for quite some time. But in November, 1969 the District lost 63 Villages from Saluru Taluk and 44 Villages from Bobbili Taluk on account of their transfer to the then newly constituted Gajapathinagaram Taluk of Visakhapatnam District. Again in May, 1979, the District had undergone major territorial changes on account of the formation of new District with head quarters at Vizianagaram which involved transfer of Salur, Bobbili, Parvathipuram and Cheepurupalli Taluks to the new District.
The District capital is Srikakulam, a municipality and mandal headquarters of Srikakulam mandal. Srikakulam formly known as Poor Man's ooty.
There are 6 urban units in Srikakulam District. Out of these, 4 are Municipalities and 2 are notified Panchayats. The Population details of lthese urban units are as follows:
1) Srikakulam 117,320
2) Amadalavalasa 37,931
3) Ichapuram 32,662
4) Palasa-Kasibugga 49,899
1) Rajam 23,424
2) Sompeta 17,423
Major Railway Stations:
Amadalavalasa (Srikakulam Road) Code: CHE
Palasa Code: PSA
Sompeta Code: SPT
Srikakulam district can be divided into two main distinct natural divisions. A portion of Srikakulam district is plain terrain with intense agriculture and another portion of the district is rocky and hilly terrain covered with forests. Some extent of Mahendragiri hills also covers Srikakulam district. Most of the forest area of the plain terrain has been damaged by intense agriculture. Kotthuru, Hiramandalam, Pathapatnam, Kalingadal reservoir and some other areas are still covered with dense forests.
Buddhist tourist places:
Srikakulam is located 100 km north of Visakhapatnam. It has a population of 2,537,593 of which 10.98% is urban as of 2001.
Srikakulam district has the longest coast line about 193 km in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is bordered by Orissa on the north, Vizianagaram district on the west and south, Bay of Bengal on the east.
There are 3 Parliamentary Constituencies and 12 Assembly Constituencies in Srikakulam. district.
The 12 Assembly Constituencies are:
12 MLA constituencies are reduced to 10 and renamed as 
|Name of const'.||mandals||population||SC||ST|
|1.Srikakulam Assembly Constituency||Srikakulam, Gara, Srikakulam Town.||262,149||19,438||1,009|
|2.Etcherla||Ranastalam, Laveru, Etcherla, G.Sigadam.||281,908||32,005||1,412|
|3.Rajam||Rajam, Santakaviti, R-Amadalavalasa, Vangara.||264,867||31,303||2,998|
|4.Amadalavalasa||Amadalavalasa, Sarubujjili, Burja, Ponduru||231,602||22,509||2,586|
|5.Palakonda||Palakonda, Seetampeta, Bhamini, Veeragattam.||230,814||32,207||61,140|
|6.Narasannapeta||Narasannapeta, Polaki, Jalumuru, Saravakota.||249,001||14,906||6,944|
|7.Pathapatnam||Pathapatnam, Meliaputti, Hiramandalam, Kotturu, L.N. Peta.||243,092||27,937||36,850|
|8.Tekkali||Tekkali, Nandigam, Santabommali, Kotabommali.||258,815||14,906||6,944|
|9.Palasa||Palasa, Mandasa, V.Kotturu.||233,650||12,638||13,469|
|10.Ichapuram||Ichapuram, Kanchili, Kaviti, Sompeta||281,679||9,995||16,600|
Rivers : There are 9 rivers present in Srikakulam district.
The Nagavali and Vamsadhara are the major rivers in Srikakulam district. These two river basins together constitute about 5% of the area. The Mahendratanaya and Bahuda rivers are two minor river basins in the district. Others are Benjigedda, Peddagedda, Kandivalasa gedda.
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Srikakulam formerly known as Chicacole is the northern most city of Andhra Pradesh. The most important places of interest in the town include the temple of Kotisvaraswami, Sun God at Arasavilli, Lord Vishnu at Sri Kurmam and a mosque known as Jumma Masjid, built by Sher Muhammad Khan.
Other than these, Srikakulam has some beautiful sight seeing places like Kalingapatnam(Beach), Buddhist Tourist Places like Salihundam, beautiful bird Sanctuary Telinilapuram where birds from Russia and Siberia Stay in winter.
Also called poor mans Ooty, Srikakulam is located 100 km north of Visakhapatnam. It has a population of 2,537,593 of which 10.98% is urban as of 2001. 
There are 12 Assembly Constituencies and one Parliamentary Constituency in Srikakulam district.
Srikakulam is the only Parliamentary Consituency in this district. It includes the areas under Ichchapuram, Sompeta, Tekkali, Harishchandrapuram, Narasannapeta, Amadalavalasa and Srikakulam assembly constituencies.
The Nagavali and Vamsadhara are the major rivers in Srikakulam district. These two river basins together constitutes about 5 % of the area. Mahendratanaya and Bahuda rivers are the other two minor river basins in the district.
There are no major irrigation projects. Narayanapuram Anicut, Thotapalli Regulator and Pydigam Project are the medium irrigation projects providing a total ayacut of 69,373 acres.
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