Pippara

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Pippara
Village
Main road in pippara
Main road in pippara
Pippara is located in Andhra Pradesh
Pippara
Pippara
Pippara is located in India
Pippara
Pippara
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°43′00″N 81°33′00″E / 16.7167°N 81.5500°E / 16.7167; 81.5500Coordinates: 16°43′00″N 81°33′00″E / 16.7167°N 81.5500°E / 16.7167; 81.5500
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District West Godavari
Talukas Ganapavaram
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 7,719
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 534197

Pippara is a village and major panchayat in West Godavari district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Ganapavaram mandal.[1]

Etymology[edit]

It is mentioned in the Tretha Yuga, which indicates that Lord Rama visited Pippara with Sita and Laxmana during his aranya vaasa period. At the time of conversation among them Lord Rama told "BIRA BIRA", in Sanskrit 'Bira Bira' means move fast, gradually it was pronounced as Pira Pira and finally it is settled as Pippara.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census, Pippara had a population of 7,719. The total population constitute, 3,835 males and 3,884 females —a sex ratio of 1013 females per 1000 males. 731 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 354 are boys and 377 are girls. The average literacy rate stands at 75.06% with 5,245 literates.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 

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