Kanipakam

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Kanipakam
Village
Galipgopuram of Kanipakam temple
Kanipakam Temple view
Kanipakam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kanipakam
Kanipakam
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Kanipakam is located in India
Kanipakam
Kanipakam
Kanipakam (India)
Coordinates: 13°13′02″N 79°06′02″E / 13.217096°N 79.100677°E / 13.217096; 79.100677Coordinates: 13°13′02″N 79°06′02″E / 13.217096°N 79.100677°E / 13.217096; 79.100677
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictChittoor
Population
 (2011)
 • Total4,960
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationAP 03

Kanipakam is a small mini town in Irala mandal, located in Chittoor district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.[1] Kanipakam is situated at a distance of 11 km from Chittoor city on chittoor-Irala road.[2]

Temple[edit]

Kanipakam is home to a popular Hindu temple of Lord Ganesha called as Kanipakam Vinayaka Temple.[3] It was constructed in the early 11th century CE by the pandian King Maravarman sundara pandian and a siva temple by Kulothunga Chola I and was expanded further in 1336 by the Emperors of Vijayanagara dynasty.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mandal wise villages but now it's well developed,the nearest Airport is Tirupathi which is around 80 kms and Bangalore is around 186 KMS" (PDF). Revenue Department - AP Land. National Informatics Center. p. 17. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 December 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ Andhra Pradesh (India) (1979). Andhra Pradesh District Gazetteers: Chittoor. Government Publication Bureau, Andhra Pradesh.
  3. ^ "Kanipakam temple to be developed". 28 April 2008 – via www.thehindu.com.

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