Polavaram mandal

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Polavaram mandal
Polavaram mandal is located in Andhra Pradesh
Polavaram mandal
Polavaram mandal
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 17°14′52″N 81°38′36″E / 17.2479°N 81.6432°E / 17.2479; 81.6432Coordinates: 17°14′52″N 81°38′36″E / 17.2479°N 81.6432°E / 17.2479; 81.6432
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictWest Godavari
HeadquartersPolavaram
Government
 • BodyMandal Parishad
Area rank119.59
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total45,392
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+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.[2] The mandal lies on the banks of Godavari River which separates it from East Godavari district and is bounded by Gopalapuram and Buttayagudem mandals.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 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.[1]

Government and politics[edit]

Polavaram mandal is one of the 4 mandals under Polavaram (ST)(Assembly constituency), which in turn represents Eluru (Lok Sabha constituency) of Andhra Pradesh.[4]

Towns and villages[edit]

As of 2011 census of India, the mandal has 23 settlements and all are villages.[2][1]

The settlements in the mandal are listed below:

  1. Cheeduru
  2. Chegondapalle
  3. Chilakaluru
  4. Dharvada
  5. Geddapalle
  6. Gutala
  7. Kondrukota
  8. Koruturu
  9. Lakshminarayana Devipeta
  10. Nagampalem
  11. Pattisam
  12. Polavaram (CT) †
  13. Pragada Palle
  14. Pydipaka
  15. Ravigudem ‡
  16. Saripallekunta
  17. Singanapalle
  18. Sirivaka
  19. Sivagiri
  20. Tekuru
  21. Thutigunta
  22. Venkatapuram ‡
  23. Vinjaram
Notes
(†) Mandal headquarter
(‡) Uninhabited

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "District Census Handbook - West Godavari" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 22, 176. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b "West Godavari District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 422, 464. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Mandals in West Godavari district". aponline.gov.in. Archived from the original on 29 April 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 20,30. Retrieved 20 February 2016.