Kanipakam

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Kanipakam
కాణిపాకం
Village
Sri Swayambu Varasidhi VinayakaSwamy
Kanipakam Temple view
Kanipakam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kanipakam
Kanipakam
Kanipakam is located in India
Kanipakam
Kanipakam
Location in Andhra Pradesh, 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
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Chittoor
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kanipakam is a village in Irala mandal, located in Chittoor district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.[1]

Etymology[edit]

"Kani" means wetland and "Pakam" means flow of water in Tamil.[citation needed]

Temple[edit]

Kanipakam is home to a popular Hindu temple of Lord Ganesha called as Kanipakam Vinayaka Temple.[2] 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" (PDF). Revenue Department - AP Land. National Informatics Center. p. 17. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  2. ^ http://www.hindu.com/2008/04/28/stories/2008042857370300.htm

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