Kovvur mandal

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Kovvur mandal
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictWest Goadavari
HeadquartersKovvur
Government
 • BodyMandal Parishad
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total108,445
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Kovvur mandal is one of the 46 mandals in West Godavari district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Its headquarters are located in the town of Kovvur.[2] The mandal is bounded by Nidadavole, Chagallu, Devarapalle, Tallapaudi mandals and on the east by the Godavari River.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 Census of India, the mandal had a population of 108,445. The total population constitute, 53,392 males and 55,053 females —a sex ratio of 1031 females per 1000 males. 10,633 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 5,312 are boys and 5,321 are girls. The effective literacy rate stands at 76.33% with 74,659 literates.[1]

Governance[edit]

Kovvur mandal is one of the 3 mandals under Kovvur (SC) (Assembly constituency), which in turn represents Rajahmundry (Lok Sabha constituency) of Andhra Pradesh.[4]

Towns and villages[edit]

As of 2011 census, the mandal has 17 settlements. It includes 1 town and 16 villages. Kovvur (M) is the only town in the mandal.[2][5]

The settlements in the mandal are listed below:

  1. Arikirevula
  2. Chigurulanka
  3. Chilipi
  4. Decherla
  5. Dharmavaram
  6. Dommeru
  7. Kapavaram
  8. Isukapatla pangidi
  9. Kovvur (M)(†)
  10. Kumaradevam
  11. Madduru
  12. Maddurulank
  13. Nandamuru
  14. Pasivedala
  15. Penakanametta
  16. Thogummi
  17. Vadapalle
  18. Vemuluru

Note: M-Municipality,[6] †–Mandal headquarters

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b "West Godavari District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 87, 110. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Mandals in Guntur district". aponline.gov.in. Archived from the original on 28 April 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (pdf). Election Commission of India. pp. 19, 30. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Sub-District Details of Guntur District". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Abbreviations used". censusindia.gov.in. Archived from the original on 17 June 2007. Retrieved 19 July 2015.