Aragonda

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Aragonda
Village
Aragonda is located in Andhra Pradesh
Aragonda
Aragonda
Aragonda is located in India
Aragonda
Aragonda
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 13°16′53″N 78°57′23″E / 13.2813°N 78.9564°E / 13.2813; 78.9564Coordinates: 13°16′53″N 78°57′23″E / 13.2813°N 78.9564°E / 13.2813; 78.9564
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Chittoor
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 517129
Telephone code 8573
Vehicle registration AP

Aragonda is a village in Thavanampalle Mandal in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh State, India.

Etymology[edit]

A myth which states – Lord Hanuman was transporting Sanjeevani (herbs for life) mountain, half of the mounatain fell at this village. In the local language Ardha means half and Giri means mountain. Hence, the name Ardhagiri.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nair, Shantha (2014). Sri Venkateshwara. Jaico Publishing House. ISBN 81-8495-445-X. Retrieved 5 November 2014.