Pedana

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Pedana
Nagar panchayat
Pedana is located in Andhra Pradesh
Pedana
Pedana
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°16′00″N 81°10′00″E / 16.2667°N 81.1667°E / 16.2667; 81.1667Coordinates: 16°16′00″N 81°10′00″E / 16.2667°N 81.1667°E / 16.2667; 81.1667
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Krishna
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 29,535
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 521366
Vehicle registration AP16

Pedana is a town, Mandal and a municipality in Krishna district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Pedana is located at 16°16′00″N 81°10′00″E / 16.2667°N 81.1667°E / 16.2667; 81.1667.[1] It has an average elevation of 0.5 metres (3 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Pedana Municipality had a population of 30,835. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Pedana has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 54%. In Pedana, 12% of the population under 6 years of age. This municipality was constituted in 1985 with 17 revenue wards and 20 election wards. Now this municipality has 23 election wards.

Economy[edit]

Pedana is known for its Handlooms and most of the foreigners visit Pedana for several handloom firms like Kalamkari and cheneta (weaving). Two Upper Primary Schools, Bhatta Gnanakottaih Zilla Parishad High School and Boddu Nagaiah Junior College.And also known as agricultural place. It is very poor in economy.

Villages in Pedana Mandal[edit]

The following is the list of villages in this Mandal. [3]

  1. Narasappachervu
  2. Balliparru
  3. Chennuru
  4. Chevendra
  5. Chodavaram
  6. Davojipalem
  7. Devarapalle
  8. Dirisavalli
  9. Gurivindhagunta
  10. Hussainpalem
  11. Jinjeru
  12. Kakarlamudi
  13. Kamalapuram
  14. Kavipuram
  15. Kongamcherla
  16. Konkepudi
  17. Kopperla
  18. Kuduru
  19. Kummarigunta
  20. Lankala Kalavagunta
  21. Madaka
  22. MulaMarigunata
  23. Mutcherla
  24. Mutchiligunta
  25. Nadupuru
  26. Nandamuru
  27. Nandigama
  28. Nelakondapalle
  29. Pedana
  30. Penumalli
  31. Pullapadu
  32. Seri Vartharlapalli
  33. Uppala kalavagunta
  34. Urivi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pedana
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Villages in Pedana Mandal". Retrieved 2007-02-22.