Punganur

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Punganur.
పుంగనూరు
Town
Punganur. is located in Andhra Pradesh
Punganur.
Punganur.
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 13°22′00″N 78°35′00″E / 13.3667°N 78.5833°E / 13.3667; 78.5833Coordinates: 13°22′00″N 78°35′00″E / 13.3667°N 78.5833°E / 13.3667; 78.5833
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Chittoor
Mandal Punganur
Area[1]
 • Total 17.65 km2 (6.81 sq mi)
Elevation 764 m (2,507 ft)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 517 247
Telephone code +91–8581
Vehicle registration AP 03
Website Punganur Municipality

Punganur is a town in Chittoor district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the mandal headquarters of Punganur mandal.[2]

Geography[edit]

Punganur is located at 13°22′00″N 78°35′00″E / 13.3667°N 78.5833°E / 13.3667; 78.5833.[3] It has an average elevation of 764 meters (2509 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[4] Punganur had a population of 70,000. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Punganur has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 56%. In Punganur, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Governance[edit]

Punganur Assembly constituency is a constituency of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is one of 14 constituencies in Chittoor district.

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. ^ "Punganuru Municipality". Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Chittoor District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 491, 517. Retrieved 19 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Punganuru, India". fallingrain.com. 
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  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. 

Pundeswara temple in mugavadi near to punganur.