Durgi

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Durgi
దుర్గి
Village
Durgi is located in Andhra Pradesh
Durgi
Durgi
Durgi is located in India
Durgi
Durgi
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°25′43″N 79°32′26″E / 16.42861°N 79.54056°E / 16.42861; 79.54056Coordinates: 16°25′43″N 79°32′26″E / 16.42861°N 79.54056°E / 16.42861; 79.54056
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Guntur
Mandal Durgi
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 9,480
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 522612
Vehicle registration AP

Durgi is a village in Guntur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Durgi stone craft originated here in the 15th century.[2] At that time sculptors preferred soft limestone to the more expensive granite to carve idols.

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  1. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Durgi Stone Craft". National Informatics Centre.