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Bhimavaram

City : Bhimavaram
Location : Southern India
Language : Telugu, Urdu etc.

Know About Bhimavaram

Bhimavaram is a town and mandal in the West Godavari District in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. Bhimavaram is located at 16°31'60?N 81°31'60?E? / ?16.5333, 81.5333. It has an average elevation of 5 meters (19 feet).

Bhimavarm is also called as "Second Bardoli of India". This name is given by Mahatma Gandhi at the time of his visit to this place on the occasion of freedom movement in India. The northern part of Bhimavaram is known as One Town and the southern Part of Bhimavaram is known as Two Town.It is a special grade city.

Specific websites that are dedicated to these important places in the West Godavari Districtare: For information related to Bhimavaram visit: bhimavaram.com


Attraction

Some famous temples located here are:

Gunupudi Sri Uma Someshwara Janardhana Swamy temple
One of the five Pancharamas. Built during the 3rd century A.D., the Shivalinga in the temple is believed to assume a black-cum-brown colour on no-moon day and becomes whitish on full-moon day. The prathista of the Shivalinga is by Moon God.
Sri Mavullamma Temple
Mavullamma (Goddess of Bhimavaram )Festival Starts on 14 th January of every year and runs for 30 days)
Sri Bhimeshwara Swamy Temple
The name of the Bhimavaram town is derived from it.
Sri Aadhi Lakshmi Ammavaru Temple
village deity of Gunupudi.
Sri Subrahmanyeswaraswamy Temple
Lord Venkateswara Temple
Near Nataraj Theater and another in Narasimhapuram
Jain Temple
Located at Pedda Amiram. One of its kind in the whole of Andhra Pradesh
TRANSFIGURATION CHURCH, famous for its History and a mosque located at the center of Bhimavaram.

 

Economy

Bhimavaram is a centre of aqua and paddy business. It is one of the important commercial towns in West Godavari District.

Bhimavaram is well known for its aqua culture and paddy fields in its surrounded villages, it is the centre of trade, Shopping, entertainment for more than 300 villages.

Bhimavaram is one of the biggest centres for aquaculture (fish and prawn farming) in India. Traditionally this area has been a large producer of paddy (rice), but more recently many farmers are shifting to fish culture.

Transport

Bhimavaram is an important commercial centre in West Godavari and having road connections to all the rural villages nearby. One section of the Chennai-Calcutta Rail line goes through this town and hence Two mails from Calcutta will pass through this town. Aparting that Narsapur -Vijayawada rail line also connected through this town. National Highway Np.214(a) (Kattipudi to Pamarru)passes through this town. Number of Buses are run by APSRTC & Private Travellers to Chennai, Hyderabad, Vizag, Bangalore, Eluru & Vijayawada.

The place is well connected by bus (Old bus stand located in Two town and New Bus stand located in One Town) and train routes (Town Station in Two town and Junction Railway Station located in One Town). It is located 455 km from Hyderabad, 270 km from Visakhapatnam and 103km from Vijayawada. The nearest domestic airport to Bhimavaram is in vijayawada.International airports near to Bhimavaram are Hyderabad and Chennai. padmalaya theatre in bhimavaram

 

Administration

Bhimavaram has a population of 1 lakh and 30 thousand as per 2001 consences, and is divided into 39 wards geographically. It has been upgraded as a special grade municipality.