Etikoppaka

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Etikoppaka
Banana fields near Etikoppaka
Banana fields near Etikoppaka
Etikoppaka is located in Andhra Pradesh
Etikoppaka
Etikoppaka
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Etikoppaka is located in India
Etikoppaka
Etikoppaka
Etikoppaka (India)
Coordinates: 17°30′N 82°44′E / 17.50°N 82.73°E / 17.50; 82.73Coordinates: 17°30′N 82°44′E / 17.50°N 82.73°E / 17.50; 82.73
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
Government
 • TypePanchayati raj (India)
 • BodyGram panchayat
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationAP

Etikoppaka is a small village on the banks of Varaha River in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh, India. In 2017, the traditional Etikoppaka toys acquired a Geographical Indications (GI) tag.

Varaha river near Etikoppaka

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Toys are made of soft wood and lacquer color. Coloured with natural dyes derived from seeds,lacquer,roots and leaves. The way of toy making is also known as turned wood lacquer craft.