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Vizagapatam District (Madras Presidency)

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Vizagapatam District (Madras Presidency)

Vizagapatam District was a district in the Madras Presidency of British India. Covering an area of 17,222 square miles (44,600 km2) and sub-divided into 22 taluks.


Vizapatam district, which included the Vizagapatam Hill-Tracts Agency, was, till the formation of Orissa province in 1936, the largest district in British India. It covered the areas of the present-day districts of Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh and the districts of Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabarangapur and Rayagada in present-day Orissa. The headquarters was the town of Vizagapatam, now known as Visakhapatnam.


Vizagapatam district was sub-divided into 22 taluks some of whom were agencies.

  • Koraput Agency (Area:
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