Arasavalli

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Arasavalli
Out growth
Suryanarayana Temple in Arasavilli
Suryanarayana Temple in Arasavilli
Arasavalli is located in Andhra Pradesh
Arasavalli
Arasavalli
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 18°18′N 83°54′E / 18.3°N 83.9°E / 18.3; 83.9Coordinates: 18°18′N 83°54′E / 18.3°N 83.9°E / 18.3; 83.9
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Srikakulam
Mandal mandal
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 4,096
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Arasavalli is an outgrowth of Srikakulam municipality in Srikakulam district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Srikakulam mandal of Srikakulam revenue division.[1][2]

The temple[edit]

Arasavalli sun temple which is dedicated to the Hindu solar deity Surya, located in this village. The original name Harshavalli means abode of joy.[citation needed] It is believed to have been built in the 7th Century AD by the Kalinga rulers Devendra Varma of Orissa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "District Census Handbook - Srikakulam" (PDF). Census of India. p. 27,404. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "District Level Mandal wise List of Villages in Andhra Pradesh" (PDF). Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. National Informatics Centre. p. 15. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 December 2014. Retrieved 19 September 2015.