Sullurpeta

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Sullurpeta
Town
Sullurpeta is located in Andhra Pradesh
Sullurpeta
Sullurpeta
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 13°42′00″N 80°01′05″E / 13.700°N 80.018°E / 13.700; 80.018Coordinates: 13°42′00″N 80°01′05″E / 13.700°N 80.018°E / 13.700; 80.018
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Nellore
Area[1]
 • Total 4.56 km2 (1.76 sq mi)
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 27,504
 • Density 6,000/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 524 121

Sullurupeta is a town in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is a municipality and also the mandal headquarters of Sullurpeta mandal.[3][4] It serves as a gateway to Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota. Sullurupeta is famous for Chengalamma Temple probably built in 10th century.[5] And also the third largest movie theatre screen is constructing by the U. V. movie makers. And probably start in the 2018.

History[edit]

The origin of name "Sullurupeta" came from Telugu words "Sullu" meaning rounds or circles and "peta" meaning town.

Geography[edit]

Sullurupeta is located in Nellore District in Andhra Pradesh about 83 km north of Chennai. It has an average elevation of 11 meters (39 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 Census of India, Sullurpeta had a population of 27,504. The total population constitute, 12,955 males and 14,549 females —a sex ratio of 1123 females per 1000 males. 2,612 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 1,330 are boys and 1,282 are girls —a ratio of 964 per 1000. The average literacy rate stands at 83.64% with 20,819 literates, significantly higher than the state average of 67.41%.[2][6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Census Handbook - Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore" (PDF). Census of India. p. 25,26,56. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Revenue Setup". Official website of Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore District. National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 10 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Sullurpet to get facelift at Rs 12 crore". The New Indian Express. Nellore. 31 December 2015. Retrieved 10 June 2015. 
  5. ^ http://www.apendowments.gov.in/chengalamma
  6. ^ "Literacy of AP (Census 2011)" (PDF). Official Portal of Andhra Pradesh Government. p. 43. Retrieved 16 September 2014.