Urlam

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Urlam
ఉర్లాం
village
Urlam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Urlam
Urlam
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 18°26′07″N 83°59′21″E / 18.435177°N 83.98918°E / 18.435177; 83.98918Coordinates: 18°26′07″N 83°59′21″E / 18.435177°N 83.98918°E / 18.435177; 83.98918
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Srikakulam
Population (2001)
 • Total 3,343
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Urlam village is located in Narasannapeta mandal in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Demographics[edit]

According to Indian census, 2001, the demographic details of Urlam village is as follows:

  • Total Population: 3,343 in 793 Households
  • Male Population: 1,712 and Female Population: 1,631
  • Children Under 6-years of age: 425 (Boys - 229 and Girls - 196)
  • Total Literates: 1,810

Features[edit]

The Urlam Samsthanam can be compared to the Kasi in promoting Sanskrit studies during the last century.[1] Raja Kandukuri Bala Surya Prasada Rao Bahadur (Devidi Samsthanam) The Raja Saheb of Urlam did yeomen service to saivites through their munificent donations.[2] The Kings of this Samsthanam have ancestrally been Niyogi Telugu Brahmins, Tamil Iyers and not Kshatriyas or Rajus. Urlam railway station is located on Howrah-Chennai mainline. Passenger trains that run from Palasa towards Visakhapatnam halt at Urlam station.

Facilities[edit]

Roads

Urlam is serviced by roads from Narasannapeta (9 kilometres or 5.6 miles distant) and Srikakulam (20 kilometres or 12 miles distant).

Train

Passenger trains that run from Palasa towards Visakhapatnam via Srikakulam Road, Vizianagaram Junction, Kothavalasa Junction, etc. halt at Urlam station.

Bank

Urlam hosts a branch of the Andhra Pradesh Grameen Vikas Bank.

Post office

Urlam is home to a branch of the Indian Post Office, with postal PIN code 532 425.

School

Urlam hosts a Government Elementary School for class I to V, and a Government Z.P. High School for class VI to X. There is also Gurukula Vidhyalay for class L.K.G. to X located in nearby village Jaggunaidu peta.

Colleges

Urlam has no college facilities of its own, but several are available in the adjacent Srikakulam district.

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