Cheepurupalli

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Cheepurupalli
Cheepurupalli railway signboard
Cheepurupalli railway signboard
Cheepurupalli is located in Andhra Pradesh
Cheepurupalli
Cheepurupalli
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 18°18′00″N 83°34′00″E / 18.3000°N 83.5667°E / 18.3000; 83.5667Coordinates: 18°18′00″N 83°34′00″E / 18.3000°N 83.5667°E / 18.3000; 83.5667
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictVizianagaram
Government
 • BodyPanchayati Raj
Area
 • Total3.48 km2 (1.34 sq mi)
Elevation
83 m (272 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total78,000
 • Density22,000/km2 (58,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
535 128
Telephone code91–8952
Vehicle registrationAP
Sex ratio1020 /

Cheepurupalli is a census town in Vizianagaram district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The town is located 30 km to the north of Vizianagaram.The town covers an area of 348 hectares with a population of 78,000 according to the 2011 census.[3]

The town’s location on the Howrah-Chennai railway line has aided the town in becoming a center of administration, education and entertainment for the surrounding villages.

Demographics[edit]

The town has a population of 78.000 according to the 2011 census, with 38,500 males and 39,500 females. The sex ratio at 1158.6, is higher than the national average of 940 and the state average of 993. However, child sex ratio stands at 916 compared to the state average of 939.[3]

Literacy rate stands at 74.41%, higher than the state average of 67.4%. The population is primarily Hindu, with a significant Muslim and Christian population in the town. The primary language spoken is Telugu.

Government and politics[edit]

The village is a part of Cheepurupalli (Assembly constituency), an assembly segment of Vizianagaram (Lok Sabha constituency).[4] Botcha Satyanarayana is the present MLA of the constituency, who won the 2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election from YSR Congress Party.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Census Handbook – Vizianagaram" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 18–19, 308. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Cheepurupalle City Population Census 2011 – Andhra Pradesh". www.census2011.co.in. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. 17 December 2018. p. 30. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 October 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Assembly Election 2019". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  6. ^ Reporter, Staff (25 May 2019). "Many MLAs in the race for berths in Jagan's Cabinet". The Hindu. Retrieved 25 May 2019.