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Pedana is a municipality and the headquarters of Pedana mandal under Machilipatnam revenue division of Krishna district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located at a distance of 8 km (5.0 mi) from the district headquarters, Machilipatnam.
Pedana municipality was formed in the year 1985. It is a III–Grade Municipality with 23 wards and spread over an area of 20.72 km2 (8.00 sq mi).