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Muvva Gopala Temple
Muvva Gopala Temple
Movva is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°13′30″N 80°54′54″E / 16.225°N 80.915°E / 16.225; 80.915Coordinates: 16°13′30″N 80°54′54″E / 16.225°N 80.915°E / 16.225; 80.915
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District krishna
 • Total 5.21 km2 (2.01 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,568
 • Density 583/km2 (1,510/sq mi)
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 521135
Telephone code 08671
Nearest city vijayawada
Sex ratio 1000:1005 /
Literacy 84.3%
Lok Sabha constituency machilipatnam
Vidhan Sabha constituency pamarru

Movva is a village and Mandal in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India. The place of temples. This is the birthplace of the great lyricist "Kshetrayya" also known as "varadayya" who has written many songs on "lord Krishna". This is the education center of diviseema. 30% of the villagers are settled in United States with higher education. The schools and colleges in Movva are:

  1. mandal parishad boarding school
  2. Lal Bahadur Shastri vidyalam
  3. Sri mandava kanakayya Zilla parishad High school
  4. Kshetrayya Government Junior college
  5. Sri vemuri sundara ramayya Government Degree&P.G college

Movva is the surname of those belonging to many castes . People belonging to the Movva group are mostly from Krishna district, Guntur district Andhra Pradesh. The surname "Movva" is identified by the "Indian Bureau of Census" as a surname with more than 43,000 occurrences in India alone. Movva also ranks among the most common surnames within Andhra Pradesh. As many know, there are many well-known people who share this surname. Movva is very famous for temple of Lord Krisha popularly referred as "Movva Gopaludu".

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