The diameter of the stupa measures around 40 m with an additional basement of 2.4 m wide running all around.
The most important discovery is the crystal relic casket of sarira dhatu of the Buddha from the central mass of the stupas.
The jurisdiction of the municipality is spread over an area of 18.13 km (11.27 mi) with 34 wards.
The most significant discovery is the crystal relic casket of sarira dhatu of the Buddha from the central mass of the stupas.
Average sex ratio is 1023 females per 1000 males, higher than the national average of 9.
9,525 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 4,916 are boys and 4,609 are girls with a sex ratio of 9.
The Mahachaitya (great stupa) remains of a large pillared hall, a large group of ruined votive stupas with several images of Buddha, a stone receptacle containing copper vessel, which in turn, contained two more, a silver casket and within it, a gold casket enclosing beads of bone and crystal were found.
One of the earliest evidence of Brahmi script in South India comes from Bhattiprolu.
The script was written on an urn containing Buddha’s relics.