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About Kākināda

Kakinada (formerly called Cocanada, Coringa) listen is the 6th largest city of Indian State of Andhra Pradesh and serves as the district headquarters of East Godavari district of the State. It lies on the coast of Bay of Bengal to the east in the district. It was once ruled by Dutch India and British East India Company. The reason why the First Polytechnic College of Andhra Pradesh Andhra Polytechnic was established here in 1946 by the Britishers. They even established the Christian Missionary school St. Joseph's Convent School. It has a canal named Buckingham Canal where goods used to be transported by the boats during the time of Britishers. It was once home for Asia's largest Sea Port (now near the village Coringa). Many people from the city migrated from this Sea Port to many countries like Burma, Mauritius, Fiji and many South-east Asian countries to work there as workers where they were called as Coringas. They still live in those countries, learn Telugu and practice the Andhra culture.

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