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Sriharikota (Telugu: శ్రీహరికోట} is a barrier island off the coast of the southern state of Andhra Pradesh in India. It houses India's only satellite launch centre in the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) and is used by the Indian Space Research Organisation to launch satellites using multi-stage rockets such as the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle and the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle. Sriharikota separates the Pulicat Lake from the Bay of Bengal.13°43′4.08″N 80°12′0″E / 13.7178°N 80.2°E / 13.7178; 80.2

island in India hosting the Satish Dhawan Space Centre
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LocationSri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore district, India
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13° 43′ 04.08″ N, 80° 12′ 00″ E

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