Parvathipuram, Andhra Pradesh

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Parvathipuram
పార్వతీపురo
Parvateepuram
city
Sunset near Parvathipuram
Sunset near Parvathipuram
Parvathipuram is located in Andhra Pradesh
Parvathipuram
Parvathipuram
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 18°47′00″N 83°26′00″E / 18.78333°N 83.43333°E / 18.78333; 83.43333Coordinates: 18°47′00″N 83°26′00″E / 18.78333°N 83.43333°E / 18.78333; 83.43333
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Vizianagaram
Government
 • MLA Savarapu Jayamani
Elevation 120 m (390 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 54,041
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 535 501
Telephone code 91 08963
Vehicle registration AP35

Parvathipuram is a town, Municipality and Division in Vizianagaram district in Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Parvathipuram is located at 18°46'N 83°25'E. It has an average elevation of 120 metres (393.7 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Parvathipuram had a population of 49,692. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Parvathipuram has an average literacy rate of 66%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 57%. In Parvathipuram, 12% of the population is under the age of 6 years.

Parvathipuram mandal had a population of 1,07,919 in 2001. Males constitute 53,813, and females, 54,106, of the population. The average literacy rate of the mandal population is 61%, that of males 73%, and females, 49%. There are 54 revenue villages and 26 panchayats in Parvathipuram mandal.

Revenue Division[edit]

Parvathipuram was a Subdivision of Vizagapatam district in Madras Presidency consisting of the Zamindari Tahsils of Parvatipuram, Bissamcuttack, Rayagada, Gunupur, Bobbili and Salur in 1901.[3]

Parvathipuram revenue division in the present day Vizianagaram district consists of 15 of the 34 mandals.[4] They are Badangi, Balijipeta, Bobbili, Garugubilli, Gummalaxmipuram, Jiyyammavalasa, Komarada, Kurupam, Makkuva, Pachipenta, Parvathipuram, Ramabhadrapuram, Saluru, Seethanagaram and Therlam.

  • All minor and major government business can be done in Parvathipuram as there are RDO office, MRO office, SUB Collectorate office, ITDA office, Sub-Registrar office.

Government[edit]

Parliament[edit]

Vyricherla Kishore Chandra Suryanarayana Deo is Parvathipuram's current representative in the Lok Sabha constituency.

Legislative Assembly[edit]

Parvathipuram is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh. There were 1,24,821 registered voters in this constituency during 1999 elections.

Parvathipuram started participating in the Legislative Assembly in 1951 with Vyricherla Durgaprasad Veerabhadra Deo.[5][6]

Revenue Villages and Panchayats[edit]

According to the District Statistics, there are 54 revenue villages and 26 panchayats in Parvathipuram mandal.[7]

Transportation[edit]

There are three railway stations within 1 kilometre (0.62 mi), called Parvathipuram, Parvathipuram Town and Narsipuram Halt. They are 145 kilometres (90 mi) from Visakhapatnam.

APSRTC operates bus services formt he town to Visakhapatnam and there are also services to other towns such as Vizainagaram, Kakinada, Rajamundry, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, and Rayagada.

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