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(Chowtapalle, Choutapalli)
Chowtapalli is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°24′53″N 81°2′40″E / 16.41472°N 81.04444°E / 16.41472; 81.04444Coordinates: 16°24′53″N 81°2′40″E / 16.41472°N 81.04444°E / 16.41472; 81.04444
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Krishna
 • Body Gudivada Mandal
Population (12/2009)
 • Total 2,000
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 521323
Telephone code 08674
Nearest city Vijayawada
Sex ratio 50:50 /
Literacy 40%%
Lok Sabha constituency Machilipatnam
Vidhan Sabha constituency Gudivada
Civic agency Gudivada Mandal

Chowtapalli is a village in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India, is in the Krishna district, near Machilipatnam and Gudivada. It is also called Kotha Chowtapalli and Patha Chowtapalli.


Most of the residents of the village are farmers and they used to buil Rice. The primary water supply for this village comes from Krishna River.

The primary language is Telugu. It has elementary school and high school up to the 10th standard. Both schools teach Telugu. There is a library donated by the Atluri family. Many people from this village have settled in North America but still they wanted to do anything for this village.

Famous residents[edit]

A well known singer and music director, Ghantasala Venktateswara Rao, was born and raised in the village. Atluri SITA RAMA SWAMY President of Chowtapalli as there are no street lights and roads in small village, worked so much to develop the village

Telugu writers Pitcheswara Rao Atluri and Surapaneni Kakulayya also originated from Chowtapalli. Several film personalities were from here including Sri Atluri Poornachandra Rao Garu and Atluri Pundarikakshiah Garu.

And also Pinnamaneni Balakrishna President of chowtapalli as no water supply and no roads in small village , and he worked hard and developed the village for Drinking water, e.t.c..

Major Kamma Groups like - Kothapalli, Atluri, Potluri, Pinnamaneni, Sunkara, Veeramachaneni, Surapaneni e.t.c.,


The village has Abhaya Anjaneya Swamy Temple constructed by Sri Kancharla Yedukondalu Garu at New Harijanawadaa.And temples like Shiridi SaiBaba temple which was constructed by the late Sri Lingam Nagabhushnam Garu. It was renovated in 1999. The village also has a temple of Ramalayam, constructed by the late Atluri Sri Venkatapathi Garu and e.t.c