<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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() is a town (mandal) and a municipality
in East Godavari district
in the Indian state
of Andhra Pradesh
Tuni is a marketing centre for more than forty surrounding villages. Sunday is (Santha) market fare day. Known for mango export, nearly 250 varieties of mangoes are available here. It is also famous for betel leaves grown in and around the place and jute bags. Cashew nuts ia another major produce. A Lighthouse
for ships in coastal village Pentakota
is 11.5 km.away . The district head quarters, Kakinada
is 64 km to south.
Tuni is a 18 km
drive from Annavaram
, a sacred place of Lord Satyanarayana Swamy, or approximately half way between the two cities of Rajahmundry and the port city of Visakhapatnam. It is well connected by the Indian Railway Network and is on the National Highway No.5.
Tuni is located at 17.35°N 82.55°E. It has an average elevation of 16 metres (46 ft). The famous temple of Annavaram
is 17 km from here. The district headquarters of Kakinada
is 64 km from the town.
The freedom fighter of South India Alluri Sita Rama Raju
studied here for some time in Raja High School, which is over 100 years old. Rajah Vatasvai Venkata Surya Vatsavai Venkata Surya Narayana Jagathpathi Raj Bahadur, the King of Tuni in the 1900s, was the last King to carry on with "Patabishekam" in Andhra, which is the crowning ceremony.
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