East Godavari is one of the best places in Andhra Pradesh and when we hear the name East Godavari all we remember is its beautiful nature and green fields. East Godavari is one of the finest place for agriculture and it is feeding the cities with its cultivation. Many film shootings were also done in this beautiful place. East Godavari has got rich history in many aspects and let us check few of them below.
I guess you never knew this! East Godavari is the richest district in Andhra Pradesh and at the same time it is second richest district in entire India basing on its economic status.
East Godavari Basin
East Godavari basin for oil & gas generates great revenue for the country. The basin generates over Rs 5000 crore for government every year.
East Godavari has the longest bridge in India which is road-cum-rail bridge and it is also the second largest in entire Asia. It helps people in crossing the river in Rajahmundry.
Largest Mangrove forest
East Godavari has the third largest mangrove forest in India. Its wildlife is spread from Yanam to Kakinada. It has got over 120 species of birds which are extinct in many locations.
Incredible sex ratio
East Godavari has great sex ratio and it has got more woman then men. For every 1000 males there are 1006 females.
Rajahmundry Havelock bridge
The world’s oldest bridge is in Rajahmundry which was built in 1900. The age of this Havelock bridge is 117 years yet it is still strong.
Along with these there are many other aspects which brought great pride to India. East Godavari is also good in producing rice, two major fertilizer companies reside in East Godavari.