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In Telugu, "Podu" means Little forest, as it used to a forest before it was cleared for cultivation.
As of 2011[update] Census of India, Poduru had a population of 9578. The total population constitute, 4862 males and 4717 females with a sex ratio of 970 females per 1000 males. 849 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, with sex ratio of 970 The average literacy rate stands at 77.83%.
- "Mandal wise list of villages in West Godavari district" (PDF). Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 February 2015. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
- "Poduru Census 2011". Retrieved 23 May 2017.