Tadepalle, Guntur district

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Tadepalle
తాడేపల్లి
Town (Municipality)
Tadepalle is located in Andhra Pradesh
Tadepalle
Tadepalle
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°28′49″N 80°37′07″E / 16.48028°N 80.61861°E / 16.48028; 80.61861Coordinates: 16°28′49″N 80°37′07″E / 16.48028°N 80.61861°E / 16.48028; 80.61861
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Guntur
Elevation[1] 19 m (62 ft)
Population [2]
 • Total 54,406
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 522 xxx
Vehicle registration AP–07

Tadepalle is a municipal town in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, India. It lies on the south bank of the Krishna River.

Etymology[edit]

The origin of the name is believed to be related to the Palm tree 'Tathi' and 'palle' meaning village. Tadepalli is on the southern bank of the Krishna River and Vijayawada city. The Canal flowing through the town is named as Madras Kaluva(Buckingham Canal) - as it goes until Madras (Chennai). Tadepalli, along with Tenali was an 'Agraharam' - or endowed land to Sanskrit Scholars during the classical Sri Krishnadevaraya period.

Geography[edit]

Tadepalle or Tadepalli(802975) in Guntur district is located at 16°28′00″N 80°36′00″E / 16.4667°N 80.6000°E / 16.4667; 80.6000.[3] It has an average elevation of 6 meters (22 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 Census of India, the town had a population of 54,406, of which males are 27,149, females are 27,257 and the population under 6 years of age are 6,078. The average literacy rate stands at 75.93 percent, with 36,694 literates.[2]

Transportation[edit]

The railway station is named as Krishna Canal. It is a junction for Guntur and the Vijayawada divisions. It serves as a supportive railway station for the nearby Vijayawada Station

Economy[edit]

Places of interest[edit]

Tadepalli is a cultural heritage place, wherein Temples, Churches, Mosques spread across the town. One of them being The Undavalli Caves, a monolithic Indian rock-cut architecture, located in the village of Undavalli.

Notable people[edit]

  • K. Anji Reddy, the founder of Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
  • Chinna Jeeyar Swamy, a profound Sanskrit scholar, started the JET (Jeeyar Educational Trust) in 1982 at Sithanagaram.
  • Goli Seshaiah, the founder of Goli Seshaiah & Brothers. The group is over 100 years in handloom textiles.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elevation for Pedakurapadu". Veloroutes. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Tadepalle