Hindupur

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Hindupur
హిందూపురం
City
NT Rama Rao statue at Hindupur
NT Rama Rao statue at Hindupur
Hindupur is located in Andhra Pradesh
Hindupur
Hindupur
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 13°49′48″N 77°29′24″E / 13.8300°N 77.4900°E / 13.8300; 77.4900Coordinates: 13°49′48″N 77°29′24″E / 13.8300°N 77.4900°E / 13.8300; 77.4900
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Anantapur
Government
 • Type Municipal council
 • Body Hindupur Municipality
Area[1]
 • Total 38.16 km2 (14.73 sq mi)
Area rank 20th
Elevation 621 m (2,037 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 151,677
 • Rank 203rd (India)
20th (in state)
 • Density 4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC5:30)
PIN 515201
Telephone code 91–8556
Vehicle registration AP–02
Website Hindupur Municipality

Hindupur is a city in Anantapur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.[3] It is a municipality and the headquarters of Hindupur mandal[4]

Geography[edit]

Hindupur is located at 13°50′N 77°29′E / 13.83°N 77.49°E / 13.83; 77.49 on the banks of Penna River.[5] It has an average elevation of 2,037 feet (621 metres). It is situated at a distance of 108 km from Anantapur, the district headquarters, and 100 km from the city of Bengaluru.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census of India, the city had a population of 151,835. It had a growth of about 25 thousands compared to the last census in 2001, where it stands at 125,074.[6] The present total population constitute, 76,625 males and 75,210 females —a sex ratio of 982 females per 1000 males, higher than the national average of 940 per 1000.[7] 16,309 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 8,263 are boys and 8,046 are girls. The average literacy rate stands at 76.40% with 103,538 literates, significantly higher than the state average of 67.41%.[2][8]

Telugu is the official and widely spoken language. Kannada and Urdu are the other languages spoken.[9][10][11][12]

Government and politics[edit]

Civic administration

Hindupur municipality was formed in the year 1920. It has an extent of 38.16 km2 (14.73 sq mi).[13]

Transport[edit]

The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation operates bus services from Hindupur bus station.[14] Hindupur railway station is administered under Bangalore division of South Western Railway zone.[15]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Basic Information of Municipality". Commissioner and Directorate of Municipal Administration. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "District Census Handbook – Hindupur" (PDF). Census of India. p. 14,46. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Mandal wise villages" (PDF). Revenue Department – AP Land. National Informatics Center. p. 15. Retrieved 10 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Anantapur District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 429,440. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Hindupur, India". fallingrain.com. 
  6. ^ "Alphabetical List of Towns and their Population" (PDF). Census of India. Government of India. p. 2. Retrieved 20 August 2015. 
  7. ^ "Census of India : Provisional Population Totals  : India :Census 2011". censusindia.gov.in. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2 July 2016. 
  8. ^ "Chapter–3 (Literates and Literacy rate)" (PDF). Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  9. ^ "WELCOME TO CENSUS OF INDIA : Census India Library". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 2016-04-27. 
  10. ^ Hunter, Sir William Wilson (1885). The Imperial Gazetteer of India, Volume 5, Gazetteers of British India, 1833-1962, India gazetteers, The Imperial Gazetteer of India, Sir William Wilson Hunter. India: Trübner & Company. pp. 419–420. 
  11. ^ Kelsall, John (1 June 1872). "Manual of the Bellary District". Bellary manual. Government of India. pp. II, 6–7. According to Wilks a line drawn from Gooty to Anantapur and so on due south should mark the boundary between the two languages. 
  12. ^ Francis, Walter (2002). Gazetteer of South India, Volumes 1-2. Mittal Publications. p. 183. 
  13. ^ "Hindupur Municipality". Commissioner and Directorate of Municipal Administration. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  14. ^ "Bus Stations in Districts". Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation. Retrieved 9 March 2016. 
  15. ^ "Hindupur railway station info". India Rail Info. Retrieved 30 July 2014. 

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