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Peddapuram is a municipal town situated in the East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh. It lies at an elevation of 35 m above sea level and has an approximate population of 45,174. It was established as a municipality town in 1915 and it is also second oldest town of Andhra Pradesh, after Bheemunipatnam. During the British rule, Sri V.K. Ananthakrishna Aiyar was appointed as the first chairman of this municipality.

This town was founded by Maharaja Vatsavai Pedda Pathrudu. King Vatsavai Chathurbhuja Thimma Jagapathi Bahadhur built the famous fort of Peddapuram. The Peddapuram region was taken over by the British East India Company in 1847. The British established the Lutheran High School, one of the oldest high schools of the town.

The most popular feature of this town is its temple dedicated to Goddess Maridamma. In honour of the Goddess, the Jatara Carnival, a popular event of the region, is held at this temple every year during Ashada Masam of the Telugu calendar and lasts for about a month.

The town also houses an Agricultural Research Station which is involved in the task of research on ragi and tapioca. Other important tourist attractions of this town include the Pandava Caves and Surya Narayana Swami Temple at Pandavula Metta and the temples of Lord Shiva, Lord Venkateswara and Ayyappa Swamy. The town is also well known for its silk sarees.

The nearest railway station to Peddapuram is Kakinada Railway Station, situated at a distance of 10.4 km from it.

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Peddapuram Town, Andhra Pradesh

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Peddapuram Town, Andhra Pradesh
Peddapuram Town, Andhra Pradesh

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Bundelkhand in Peddapuram
Peddapuram Town, Andhra Pradesh

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Peddapuram Temple
Peddapuram Town, Andhra Pradesh

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