Kollur, Guntur district

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Kolluru
Village
Kolluru is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kolluru
Kolluru
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°11′05″N 80°47′46″E / 16.18472°N 80.79611°E / 16.18472; 80.79611Coordinates: 16°11′05″N 80°47′46″E / 16.18472°N 80.79611°E / 16.18472; 80.79611
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictGuntur
MandalKollur
Government
 • TypePanchayati raj
 • BodyKollur gram panchayat
Area
 • Total1,856 ha (4,586 acres)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total16,079
 • Density870/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Area code(s)+91–
Vehicle registrationAP

Kollur is a village in Guntur district of the state Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the headquarters of Kollur mandal in Tenali revenue division.[4]

Geography[edit]

Kollur is situated near the banks of Krishna river,[4] at 16°11′05″N 80°47′46″E / 16.18472°N 80.79611°E / 16.18472; 80.79611. It is spread over an area of 1,856 ha (4,590 acres).[2]

Economy[edit]

Agriculture

The major occupation of the village is agriculture and main crop cultivated is paddy.[5]

Brick industry

The village is famous for Brick manufacturing. The soil which is available at the bank of Krishna river is very good to make bricks. Every year millions of bricks are manufactured and transported to nearby districts and far off places like Hyderabad too. There are around 400 trucks owned by the local citizens. The Brick industry was started first by Sri. Narra Atchiah garu and Narra Parandhamayah Garu.[6]

Government and politics[edit]

Gajullanka gram panchayat is the local self-government of the village.[1] It is divided into wards and each ward is represented by a ward member.[7] The village forms a part of Andhra Pradesh Capital Region and is under the jurisdiction of APCRDA.[8]

Education[edit]

As per the school information report for the academic year 2018–19, the village has a total of 19 schools. These include 13 Zilla/Mandal Parishad and 6 private schools.[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Gram Panchayat Identification Codes" (PDF). Saakshar Bharat Mission. National Informatics Centre. p. 106. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 August 2017. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "District Census Hand Book – Guntur" (PDF). Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. pp. 14, 468. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Population". Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  4. ^ a b "District Census Handbook : Guntur (Part A)" (PDF). Census of India. Directorate of Census Operations, Andhra Pradesh. 2011. pp. 5, 770–771. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Helen causes extensive damage to crops". The New Indian Express. Vijayawada. 25 November 2013. Retrieved 26 February 2016.
  6. ^ "Layout page".
  7. ^ Seetharam, Mukkavilli (1 January 1990). Citizen Participation in Rural Development. Mittal Publications. p. 34. ISBN 9788170992271.
  8. ^ "Declaration of A.P. Capital Region" (PDF). Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department, Andhra Pradesh. 30 December 2014. p. 5. Archived (PDF) from the original on 11 May 2019. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  9. ^ "School Information". Commissionerate of School Education. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 8 May 2019.