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“I write these lines as a spiritual leader, empathizing with the sentiments of millions of people at this moment… I write with love towards all, seeking a durable solution, praying for an end forever to the periodic darkness that envelops our dear nation…”

~ Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, wrote in a message to the people of Myanmar and the international community following the Feb. 1 military coup in the Southeast Asian nation.

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Diocese of Khammam

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Diocese of Khammam
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The diocese covers 16,029 square kilometers of Khammam civil district on the banks of Godavari river. The total forest area is 47.8 percent which is the highest in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Population

In Khammam diocese, the population is 2,735,000 as of 2016. The main ethnic groups are Lambadis, Koyas and Konda Reddies.

Language

The languages used in the diocesan territory are Telugu, Urdu, English, Hindi, and tribal dialects.

Economy

Per capita income is Rs 11,722 ($255). Major industry of the region is coal. The main agricultural products are rice, cotton, jowar, maize and chillies.

Telecommunication

Telecommunication facilities are widespread throughout the district. The region has fairly good roads. It also has rail connections to all major towns.

Literacy

Literacy rate in the diocesan territory is 40.06 percent.

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