Srikakulam District Map
The district of Srikakulm is located in Andhra Pradesh,
a southern state of India. Srikakulam used to be a part of Kalinga kingdom
in ancient India. A considerable part of this district is occupied by
forests. In the east flows the Bay of Bengal. Vamshadhara, Tanaya, Nagavali
and Mahendra are the four main rivers of this place.
Srikakulam is chiefly inhabited by tribal people . The main economic
resources are timber, bamboo, manganese, mica , graphite are obtained from
Jute constitutes the most important form of industry. Srikakulum is the land
of temples. The Arasavally sun temple, the Srikurman Vishnu temple famous
for its architecture and the Srimukhalingam temple deserves special mention
other places of tourist interest are Baruva and Kaviti which may be visited
for their scenic beauty.
Educatonal institutes in Srikakulum are both government run and private .The
small district houses several degree and post graduate collages and
engineering and medical collages. There are other important educational
institutions like law collages, nursing collages, B.Ed collages and distance
education collages and M.B.A collages.
Srikakulam is well connected by roads and Visakhapatnam airport.