Aragonda

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Aragonda
Village
Aragonda is located in Andhra Pradesh
Aragonda
Aragonda
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Aragonda is located in India
Aragonda
Aragonda
Aragonda (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
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictChittoor
Population (2011)
 • Total5,392
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN517129
Telephone code8573
Vehicle registrationAP 03

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 mountain 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.