Guntupalli, Krishna district

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Guntupalli
Census Town
Guntupalli signboard on National Highway 5
Guntupalli signboard on National Highway 5
Guntupalli is located in Andhra Pradesh
Guntupalli
Guntupalli
Guntupalli is located in India
Guntupalli
Guntupalli
Coordinates: 16°34′05″N 80°32′53″E / 16.568°N 80.548°E / 16.568; 80.548Coordinates: 16°34′05″N 80°32′53″E / 16.568°N 80.548°E / 16.568; 80.548
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Krishna
Mandal Ibrahimpatnam
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
 • Body Guntupalli Gram panchayat
Area[1]
 • Total 10.26 km2 (3.96 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 11,187
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 521241
Telephone code +91-
Vehicle registration AP
Official language Telugu

Guntupalli (IAST: Gunṭupalli) is a census town in Krishna district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Ibrahimpatnam mandal of Vijayawada revenue division.[3][1] It is a suburb of Vijayawada.[4]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census, the town had a population of 11,187. The total population constitute, 5,573 males and 5,614 females —a sex ratio of 1007 females per 1000 males. 993 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 521 are boys and 472 are girls —a ratio of 906 per 1000. The average literacy rate stands at 85.18% with 8,683 literates, significantly higher than the state average of 67.41%.[2][5]

Jainism was once practiced and is supported by the Jain remnants at the site.[4]

Transport[edit]

APSRTC operates city buses from Vijayawada. Rayanapadu railway station is the nearby railway station to the town.[6] The town is located 10 km to the west of Vijayawada on NH 65. It has the wagon workshop of Indian Railways.[7]

Education[edit]

The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.[8][9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "District Census Handbook – Krishna" (PDF). Census of India. p. 16–17,48. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Krishna District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. p. 526. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Varma, P. Sujatha. "Ancient Jain temple cries for attention". The Hindu. Retrieved 3 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "Literacy of AP (Census 2011)" (PDF). Official Portal of Andhra Pradesh Government. p. 43. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Wagon Workshop, Guntupalli". South Central Railway. Archived from the original on 15 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "'Guntupalli Wagon Workshop gaining prominence'". One India. 30 November 2006. Retrieved 14 May 2017. 
  8. ^ "School Eduvation Department" (PDF). School Education Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 December 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  9. ^ "The Department of School Education – Official AP State Government Portal | AP State Portal". www.ap.gov.in. Archived from the original on 7 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.