Kanipakam

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Kanipakam
Village
Sri Swayambu Varasidhi VinayakaSwamy
Kanipakam Temple view
Kanipakam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kanipakam
Kanipakam
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°20′56″N 80°36′05″E / 16.348804°N 80.601467°E / 16.348804; 80.601467Coordinates: 16°20′56″N 80°36′05″E / 16.348804°N 80.601467°E / 16.348804; 80.601467
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Chittoor
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kanipakam is a village in Irala mandal, located in Chittoor district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.[1]

Etymology[edit]

"Kani" means wetland and "Pakam" means flow of water in Tamil.

Temple[edit]

Kanipakam is home to a popular Hindu temple of Lord Ganesha called as Kanipakam Vinayaka Temple.[2] It was constructed in the early 11th century CE by the pandian King Maravarman sundara pandian and a siva temple by Kulothunga Chola I and was expanded further in 1336 by the Emperors of Vijayanagara dynasty.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mandal wise villages" (PDF). Revenue Department - AP Land. National Informatics Center. p. 17. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  2. ^ http://www.hindu.com/2008/04/28/stories/2008042857370300.htm

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