Gudlavalleru

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Gudlavalleru
గుడ్లవల్లేరు
Village and Mandal
Gudlavalleru is located in Andhra Pradesh
Gudlavalleru
Gudlavalleru
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°21′00″N 81°03′00″E / 16.3500°N 81.0500°E / 16.3500; 81.0500Coordinates: 16°21′00″N 81°03′00″E / 16.3500°N 81.0500°E / 16.3500; 81.0500
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Krishna
Elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,902
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 521356
Vehicle registration AP16
Nearest city Gudivada
Lok Sabha constituency Machilipatnam
Vidhan Sabha constituency Gudivada

Gudlavalleru is a village and Mandal in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India. It derives its name from "Gudula valleru", meaning "Land of Many Temples". It is on the Gudivada-Machilipatnam route, well connected by road and rail to Vijayawada (55 km), Machilipatnam (26 km) and Gudivada (8 km).

Geography[edit]

Gudlavalleru is at 16°21′00″N 81°03′00″E / 16.3500°N 81.0500°E / 16.3500; 81.0500.[1] It has an average elevation of 1 metres (6 ft).

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2001 Indian census the demographic details of Gudlavalleru mandal is as follows:[2]

  • Total Population: 55,592 in 14,425 households.
  • Male Population: 28,059
  • Female Population: 27,533
  • Children Under 6 years of age: 6,204 (Boys: 3,151; Girls: 3,053)
  • Literates: 34,613

Gudlavalleru village had a population of 10,902 in 2001.[3]

Industry[edit]

Gudlavalleru is one of the major hubs for producing rice due to the vast number of rice mills in and around it. The village was awarded the best panchayat award. It had a rice mill in 1901. (The mill was still working raw and boiled rice mill as of September 2009.)

It has a feed mixing plant, milk chilling centre, government hospital, government elementary school, high school, degree college, Polytechnic college, Pharmacy college and Engineering college, rice mills, banks and many temples. It is famous for poultry and dairy. The first landmark bank, in cooperative sector was started from Gudlavalleru. The cattle mela that takes place on every Friday for trade, is famous all over the state. It is a well-developed village with facilities like medical, educational, agricultural, etc. The famous Polraj canal passes through Gudlavalleru from Britishers time.

More recently,[when?] the Lions Club of Gudlavalleru was established collectively by a group of service-oriented individuals. The club has grown exponentially to become the largest club in South India. Extensive services by this club, like Anna Danam, medical camps, Clean and Green awareness programs etc. have catapulted the prestige of Gudlavalleru into a premier village and has resulted in numerous awards for the club. The club has been voted the best regional club continuously.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gudlavalleru at Fallingrain.com
  2. ^ Gudlavalleru mandal at Our Village India.org
  3. ^ Gudlavalleru village at OurVillageIndia.org