Gollapally, Karimnagar

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Gollapally
village
Gollapally is located in Telangana
Gollapally
Gollapally
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 18°47′26″N 79°03′25″E / 18.790624°N 79.056906°E / 18.790624; 79.056906Coordinates: 18°47′26″N 79°03′25″E / 18.790624°N 79.056906°E / 18.790624; 79.056906
Country  India
State Telangana
District Karimnagar
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 505532
Telephone code 91-8724
Nearest city Jagtial

Gollapally (also referred as Gollapalle or Gollapalli) is a town of around 8000 residents, located in Karimnagar district of Telangana state in India. It is located at 208 km distance from its State Capital city Hyderabad. It is also the "mandal" or headquarters of the area, consisting of 25 villages. It falls under Peddapalli constituency for the Lok Sabha and Dharmapuri constituency for the state assembly. Gram panchayat (sarpanch) of Gollapally is reserved for SCs.

Gollapally is situated 47 km to the north of district headquarters Karimnagar. Using the road transportation, Gollapally town is nearly 65 km from the district capital Karimnagar via Jagtial road, and 58 km from Karimnagar via Dharmaram road. The distance between Jagtial (also called Jagityal), a nearby town and Gollapally is 16 km via road. Gollapally mandal is surrounded by 6 other mandals: Pegadapally mandal towards South, Velgatoor and Dharmaram mandals towards East, Dharmapuri and Sarangapur mandals towards north, Mallial and Jagtial mandals towards west.

The major occupations of residents in this town are agriculture and trading of crops produced by adjacent villages.

Postal code: 505532

STD code: 91-8724

Gollapally mandal has 8 schools in it, 2 privately run and 6 government run schools. The names of the schools in Gollapally town as of 2009 are as follows.

(1) Goutham Vidya Mandir (private)

(2) Sri Rama Vidya mandir (private)

(3) Z P S S (boys-government)

(4) Z P S S (Girls-government)

Gollapally town has many temples such as Ramalayam, Hanuman Temple and Shivalayam etc. Ramalayam (Temple of Lord Rama) was built on top of a hill adjacent to the town and attracts thousands of devotees every year especially on the eve of Rama Navami. On that day, anna dana is typically held attended by many devotees across the mandal.

Villages[edit]

The following is the list of village panchayats in Gollapally mandal.

  • ABBAPUR
  • AGGIMALLA
  • ATMAKUR
  • B.B.RAJ PALLY
  • BHEEMRAJPALLY
  • BONKUR
  • CHANDOLI
  • CHILVAKODUR
  • DATHNUR
  • GANGAPUR
  • GOLLAPALLY
  • GOVINDPALLY
  • GUNJAPADUGU
  • IBRAHIMNAGAR
  • ISRAJPALLY
  • LOTHUNUR
  • NANDIPALLY
  • RAGHAVAPATNAM
  • RAPALLI
  • SHANKARAOPET
  • SHEKALLA
  • VENGALAPUR
  • VENUGUMATLA
  • YESHWANTHARAOPET

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