Shar Project


Shar Project
Shar Project is located in Andhra Pradesh
Shar Project
Shar Project
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 13°45′12″N 80°11′55″E / 13.7534°N 80.1987°E / 13.7534; 80.1987Coordinates: 13°45′12″N 80°11′55″E / 13.7534°N 80.1987°E / 13.7534; 80.1987
StateAndhra Pradesh
Elevation5 m (16 ft)
 • Total6,097
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Shar Project is a village in Sullurpeta mandal, of Nellore district in the state of Andhra Pradesh located near the Bay of Bengal. The barrier island of Sriharikota housing the Satish Dhawan Space Centre is part of this settlement.


As of 2011 census, the village had a population of 6,097. The total population constitute, 3,191 males and 2,906 females —a sex ratio of 911 females per 1000 males. 1,500 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 374 are boys and 321 are girls —a ratio of 858 per 1000. The average literacy rate stands at 70.51% with 4,133 literates, significantly higher than the state average of 67.41%.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Elevation for Shar Project". Veloroutes. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Literacy of AP (Census 2011)" (PDF). Official Portal of Andhra Pradesh Government. p. 43. Retrieved 16 September 2014.