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Census Town
Kuppam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 12°45′N 78°22′E / 12.75°N 78.37°E / 12.75; 78.37Coordinates: 12°45′N 78°22′E / 12.75°N 78.37°E / 12.75; 78.37
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Chittoor
Mandal Kuppam
 • Total 3.10 km2 (1.20 sq mi)
Elevation 667 m (2,188 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 21,963
 • Density 7,100/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 517425
Telephone code +91–8570
Vehicle registration AP–03

Kuppam is a census town in Chittoor district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the mandal headquarters of Kuppam mandal in Madanapalle revenue division.[2]


As of 2001 India census,[3] Kuppam had a population of 18,803. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kuppam has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 62%. The main language spoken here is Telugu.


Kuppam is known for its granite quarries and a granite variety, Kuppam Green, is named after the town[citation needed]

Kuppam has the presence of Sapa Extrusion India Pvt Ltd. Sapa is the World leader in aluminium extrusions headquartered in Oslo, Norway.[4]


Kuppam is well connected by road and rail. Kuppam is serviced by state corporation APSRTC and bus services run by neighboring state corporations viz. Tamil Nadu Transport Corporation and Karnataka State Transportation. Chennai to Bangalore railway line passes through Kuppam. Kuppam is well connected by train services from Chennai and Bangalore.


Kuppam constituency mandals

Kuppam is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh. There are 1,61,872 registered voters in Kuppam constituency as of 1999. The following are the elected members from Kuppam over the years.[5]

  • 1970 - D.Vekatesham
  • 1978 - B.R.Doraswamy Naidu
  • 1983 and 1985 - N. Rangaswamy Naidu
  • 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014 - N. Chandrababu Naidu (Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh)


  1. ^ "District Census Handbook - Chittoor" (PDF). Census of India. p. 19–21,58. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Chittoor District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 503,520–521. Retrieved 19 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  4. ^ "Sapa Extrusion India Private Ltd". sapagroup.com. 
  5. ^ http://www.eci.gov.in/ElectionAnalysis/AE/S01/partycomp142.htm

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