Baruva Beach

Baruva Beach is situated on the east coast of Bay of Bengal in Baruva, a village at a distance of 27 kilometres (17 mi) from Palasa.[1]

Baruva Beach
Baruva Pillar.jpg
Commemorative pillar
Map showing the location of Baruva Beach
Map showing the location of Baruva Beach
LocationBaruva, Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates18°52′54″N 84°35′47″E / 18.881531°N 84.596289°E / 18.881531; 84.596289Coordinates: 18°52′54″N 84°35′47″E / 18.881531°N 84.596289°E / 18.881531; 84.596289
GeologyBeach

HistoryEdit

Baruva Beach is one of the oldest beaches in Andhra Pradesh. It was used as seaport until 1948. On the beach is a commemorative pillar placed in remembrance of a cargo ship that sank nearby in 1917.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Baruva beach". goandhrapradesh. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  2. ^ "history of the beach". aptourisamgovt. Retrieved 11 September 2014.