Uravakonda

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Uravakonda
ఉరవకొండ
Census Town
Uravakonda is located in Andhra Pradesh
Uravakonda
Uravakonda
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 14°57′N 77°16′E / 14.95°N 77.27°E / 14.95; 77.27Coordinates: 14°57′N 77°16′E / 14.95°N 77.27°E / 14.95; 77.27
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Anantapur
Area[1]
 • Total 30.28 km2 (11.69 sq mi)
Elevation 459 m (1,506 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 35,565
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 515812
Vehicle registration AP

Uravakonda is a census town in Anantapur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Uravakonda mandal of Anantapur revenue division. The town is a constituent of urban agglomeration.[1]

Geography[edit]

Uravakonda is located at 14°57′N 77°16′E / 14.95°N 77.27°E / 14.95; 77.27.[2] It has an average elevation of 459 metres (1505 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Uravakonda had a population of 41,865. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Uravakonda has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 50%. In Uravakonda, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. Nearest town is Guntakal.

Uravakonda is well connected to district headquarters Anantapur (52 km) and to other close by towns Bellary (Karnataka, 55 km), Guntakal by road.

Education[edit]

The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.[4][5] The medium of instruction followed by different schools are English, Telugu.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "District Census Handbook - Anantapur" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 14–15,234. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Uravakonda
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ "School Eduvation Department" (PDF). School Education Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "The Department of School Education - Official AP State Government Portal | AP State Portal". www.ap.gov.in. Retrieved 7 November 2016.