Mukhalingam

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Mukhalingam
ముఖలింగం
Srimukhalingam
Village
Srimukhalingam temple
Srimukhalingam temple
Mukhalingam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Mukhalingam
Mukhalingam
Mukhalingam is located in India
Mukhalingam
Mukhalingam
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 18°36′00″N 83°58′00″E / 18.6000°N 83.9667°E / 18.6000; 83.9667Coordinates: 18°36′00″N 83°58′00″E / 18.6000°N 83.9667°E / 18.6000; 83.9667
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Srikakulam
Talukas Jalumuru
Population
 • Total 3,204
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 532 428

Mukhalingam is a village panchayat in Jalumuru mandal of Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Geography[edit]

Mukhalingam is located at 18°35′39″N 83°57′49″E / 18.5943°N 83.9635°E / 18.5943; 83.9635.[1] It has an average elevation of 28 metres (92 ft).

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 Census of India, the demographic details of Mukhalingam are as follows:[2]

  • Total Population: 3,022 in 837 Households
  • Male Population: 1,504 and Female Population: 1,518
  • Children under six years of age: 265 (Boys - 139 and Girls - 126)
  • Literacy rate: 63.58%

Culture[edit]

The Srimukhalingeswara temple is a Shiva temple in the village, which was built by Kamarnava–II in 8th century AD of the Eastern Ganga dynasty.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Mukhalingam, India". www.fallingrain.com. Retrieved 2016-04-11. 
  2. ^ "Mukhalingam Village Population - Jalumuru - Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh". www.census2011.co.in. Retrieved 2016-04-11. 
  3. ^ Linda, Mary F. (1990-01-01). "Nārāyaṇapuram: A Tenth Century Site in Kaliṅga". Artibus Asiae. 50 (3/4): 232–262. doi:10.2307/3250071.