Palamaner

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Palamaner
పలమనేరు
Town
Palamaner is located in Andhra Pradesh
Palamaner
Palamaner
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 13°12′00″N 78°45′00″E / 13.2000°N 78.7500°E / 13.2000; 78.7500Coordinates: 13°12′00″N 78°45′00″E / 13.2000°N 78.7500°E / 13.2000; 78.7500
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Chittoor
Mandal Palamaner
Area[1]
 • Total 28.13 km2 (10.86 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 51,163
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 517408
Telephone code +91–8579
Vehicle registration AP–03
Website Palamaner Municipality

Palamaner or Palamaneru is a town in Chittoor district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the mandal headquarters of Palamaner mandal.[3]

Etymology[edit]

The name "Palamaner" originated from "Pallava Yeru", meaning lake dug by Pallavas. "Yeru" in Telugu means lake. Palamaner is also known as Milk City of South India.

Geography[edit]

Palamaner is located in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh at 13°12′00″N 78°45′00″E / 13.2000°N 78.7500°E / 13.2000; 78.7500.[4] It has an average elevation of 683 meters (2,244 ft).

Climate

The minimum temperature hovers between 12 and 28 degrees all round the year. The climate here varies seasonally and is invariably moderate which makes the inhabitants uncomplaining.

Transport[edit]

Palamaner is the pivot point between Bangalore and Tirupati , on NH 4 connecting Bangalore and Chennai.

Education[edit]

The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.[5][6] The medium of instruction followed by different schools are English, Telugu.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Basic Information of Municipality". Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration. Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 19 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 19 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Chittoor District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 498, 519. Retrieved 19 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Palmaner, India". fallingrain.com. 
  5. ^ "School Eduvation Department" (PDF). School Education Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  6. ^ "The Department of School Education - Official AP State Government Portal | AP State Portal". www.ap.gov.in. Retrieved 7 November 2016.