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Bhimavaram

Administration
Native ameBhimavaram భీమవరం
Typemandal
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictWest Godavari
Geography
Altitude7 m
Demography
Total Population143000 (2011)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
VehicleAP 37

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Bhimavaram ( ; also called as Bheemavaramu) is a town and mandal in the West Godavari District in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is located 395 km (245.4 mi) east of state capital, Hyderabad.

Bhimavaram is also called the "Second Bardoli of India". Mahatma Gandhi coined the name when he visited the town during the freedom movement in India. It is one of the Pancharamas(Somaramam) in AP state, as it has Someswara Swami temple.Statewide popular "Mavullamma temple" is located in the middle of the town. It is also known for its statewide renowned educational institutes like S.R.K.R Engineering College, B. V. Raju Engineering College and D. N. R College Association, and also for famous hospitals.It is the Aqua capital of the coastal area. Bhimavaram Town is a shopping hub in the district for products like Jewellary, Cloth, seafood, electronics, etc.


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