|• Body||Mandal Parishad|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Polavaram mandal is one of the 48 mandals in West Godavari district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is under the administration of Jangareddigudem revenue division and the headquarters are located at Polavaram. The mandal lies on the banks of Godavari River which separates it from East Godavari district and is bounded by Gopalapuram and Buttayagudem mandals.
As of 2011[update] census of India, the mandal had a population of 45,392 with 13,677 households. The total population constitute, 22,345 males and 23,047 females —a sex ratio of 983 females per 1031 males. 4,846 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 2,514 are boys and 2,332 are girls. The literacy rate stands at 23.12 with 9,497 literates.
Government and politics
Towns and villages
The settlements in the mandal are listed below:
- Lakshminarayana Devipeta
- Polavaram (CT) †
- Pragada Palle
- Ravigudem ‡
- Venkatapuram ‡
- (†) Mandal headquarter
- (‡) Uninhabited
- "District Census Handbook - West Godavari" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 22, 176. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
- "West Godavari District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 422, 464. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
- "Mandals in West Godavari district". aponline.gov.in. Archived from the original on 29 April 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
- "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 20,30. Retrieved 20 February 2016.