About Gollaprolu Municipality

              GOLLAPROLU is a Municipality north-east of Pithapuram in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh in south India, about 130 km south of Vishakhapatnam and is on the rail line between Madras and Calcutta. The nearest city (25 km) is Kakinada, Other than the stop at Gollaprolu, the nearest train stop (16 km) is Samarlakota (also called Samalkot), the nearest air strip (45 miles) is Rajahmundhry and the nearest airport (100 miles) is Visakhapatnam (Vizag).

             Gollaprolu is a municipality and mandal headquarters. It got its first mandal parishad seat when it was introduced in 1987 under the then chief minister N.T.Rama Rao. Dr. Hemanadha Rao Koppula was elected as the first Mandal president. He served his term from 1987 to 1992. 

   Important Industries in Gollaprolu

  • Red Chillies : Gollaprolu is famous for Red chillies
  • Rice mills
  • Jinning mills
  • Groundnut mills

In Gollprolu so many traders are there trading Ground Nut, Black gram, Red chillies, Rice (It is growing very fast) and cotton traders broke to Guntur.

Famous Temples

  • Shivalayam
  • Vishnalayam
  • Saibaba temple
  • Durgadevi temple
  • Venkateswara Swamy temple
  • Nookalamma temples{4}
  • Padhalamma thalli temple

Famous Streets

  • Ranga Cheruvu Veedhi
  • Papayya chavidi veedhi
  • Gandhi Nagar
  • Sivalaym Veedhi
  • Gopaladasu Vari Veedhi
  • Mogali vari Veedhi
  • Pedda Veedhi
  • Karanam Gari Thota, the site of the M. P. Primary School
  • Pallapu Veedhi
  • Parla vari veedhi
  • Kothapeta Veedhi
  • Nandhirai Veedhi
  • Mantralavari Veedhi
  • E.B.C.Colony
  • Devi Nagar 

Hospitals

  • Bhaskara Rao Hospital (famous throughout this district)
  • Kokilavani Hospital
  • Umadevi Hospital (famous gynaecologist throughout the district)
  • Governament Hospital
  • Veerabhadra Rao Clinc, (Mohan Rao Hospital)

Transport

Gollaprolu railway station (station code GLP) is on the Chennai-Howrah railway line between Samalkot and Tuni Railway stations. Trains through the station include

The nearest main stations are PithapuramRailway Station (4 km) and AnnavaramRailway Station (19 km).

Gollaprolu is the local station for about 150,000 people in Gollaprolu and the 27 nearby villages.

The nearest airports to Gollaprolu are Visakhapatnam Airport (120 km), Rajahmundry Airport (55 km) and Vijayawada Airport (200 km).