Edlapalli

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Edlapalli
Village
Alapati Venkataramaiah Zilla Parishad High School, Edlapalli
Alapati Venkataramaiah Zilla Parishad High School, Edlapalli
Edlapalli is located in Andhra Pradesh
Edlapalli
Edlapalli
Edlapalli is located in India
Edlapalli
Edlapalli
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°12′42″N 80°35′50″E / 16.2117°N 80.5972°E / 16.2117; 80.5972Coordinates: 16°12′42″N 80°35′50″E / 16.2117°N 80.5972°E / 16.2117; 80.5972
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Guntur
Area[1]
 • Total 15.80 km2 (6.10 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 8,300
 • Density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Edlapalli is a village in Guntur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Tsundur mandal of Tenali revenue division.[1][3]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census, Edlapalli had a population of 8,300 with 2,431 households. The total population constitute, 4,066 males and 4,234 females —a sex ratio of 1041 females per 1000 males. 846 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 424 are boys and 422 are girls. The average literacy rate stands at 66.43% with 4,952 literates, lower than the state average of 67.41%.[2][4]

Government and politics[edit]

Edlapalli gram panchayat is the local self-government of the village.[5] It was formed on 12 April 1930 and got upgraded to Grade–II on 4 April 1954 and finally to Grade–I on 1 May 1964. The gram panchayat got seaprated from Dundipalem gram panchayat on 18 November 1978.[6]

The elected members of the gram panchayat is headed by a sarpanch.[7]

Economy[edit]

Lemon orchards at EdlapalliEdlapalli

Agriculture is the main occupation of the villagers.[8] Banana, lemon and paddy are the major crops cultivated.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "District Census Handbook - Guntur" (PDF). Census of India. p. 14,450. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Mandal wise list of villages" (PDF). Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. National Informatics Centre. p. 11. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 December 2014. Retrieved 19 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "Literacy of AP (Census 2011)" (PDF). Official Portal of Andhra Pradesh Government. p. 43. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2014. 
  5. ^ "Layout page". areaprofiler.gov.in. Retrieved 2016-04-10. 
  6. ^ a b "About EDLAPALLI Grama Panchayat". Area Profiler. Ministry of Panchayati Raj. Retrieved 25 April 2016. 
  7. ^ Seetharam, Mukkavilli (1990-01-01). Citizen Participation in Rural Development. Mittal Publications. ISBN 9788170992271. 
  8. ^ "Sakambari Utsavam from July 29". The Times of India. 

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