Tiruvuru

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Tiruvuru
Tiruvuru
Municipality
Tiruvuru is located in Andhra Pradesh
Tiruvuru
Tiruvuru
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 17°06′N 80°36′E / 17.100°N 80.600°E / 17.100; 80.600Coordinates: 17°06′N 80°36′E / 17.100°N 80.600°E / 17.100; 80.600
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Krishna
Population (2012)
 • Total approximately 67,521
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 521235,521227
Telephone code 08673
Vehicle registration AP 06
Nearest city Vijayawada, Khammam, Kothagudem, Sathupally.
Sex ratio male:female=1000:978 /
Literacy 79.99%%
Lok Sabha constituency Vijayawada
Vidhan Sabha constituency Tiruvuru
Climate Moderate Humid, Sunny, Dry (Köppen)

Tiruvuru is a Nagar panchayat (Municipality) and Mandal headquarters in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India and is 75 km from Vijayawada. It is located on the Highway between Ibrahimpatnam to Jagadalpur (NH 221) and a good and peaceful place for retired and elderly people with number of hospitals across specialties are available in town. It is a business center for nearly 51 villages around it. Population of the town was around 60,000 as on 2012.

History[edit]

Tiruvuru has a special place in history. Sri Krishna Deva Raya has visited this place during his Jaitra yatra(Victory Voyage) of Kondapalli in 1540. 20,000 Tamil Jains were murdered by Veerasaivas in olden days. the old is lakshmipuram.

Economy[edit]

Tiruvuru has been a large business center for the surrounding villages. Agriculture is the main occupation for large part of population with paddy being main crop. Tiruvuru is also developing as an agro-business center rapidly. Mangoes grown in orchards around the town are exported to United Kingdom and U.S.A. In view of separate state Tiruvuru image and importance increased. It is nearer to Telangana border (1km from here) Defiantly it will became a big industrial area. Even now also the lands rate are increased tremendously.

Religious worships[edit]

Venkateswara temple is an old temple and famous for Tirinallu (temple celebration). Some more temples are Kanaka durga temple, Hanuman temple, Ganesha temple, Astha Lakshmi and Krishna Temples etc. Church of Christ, Tiruvuru paster etc.

Transport[edit]

APSRTC operated buses to Vijayawada, Bhadrachalam, Madira, Khammam etc. Nearest Railway station is Madhira and Khammam.

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