Mantralayam near to Yemmiganur
|• Type||Municipal Council - Municipal Chairman|
|• Body||Nagar Palika|
|• MLA||B.V.Jayanageswara Reddy (Telugu Desam Party)|
|• Total||14.50 km2 (5.60 sq mi)|
|Elevation||378 m (1,240 ft)|
|• Rank||42nd in AP|
|• Density||6,600/km2 (17,000/sq mi)|
|• Official||Telugu (Official) Kannada Hindi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Yemmiganur is one of the major towns in the Kurnool district. It was part of the Vijayanagar from the 14th century to the 16th century. From 1953 to 1956 it was an Andhra state, now in part of Andhra Pradesh. In 1965 the Panchayat of Yemiganur was upgraded to a Municipality. Now it is a Grade -I Municipality. It is a city at present. The current MLA is B.V. Jaya Nageshwar Reddy (TDP Party).
As of 2011[update] Census of India, the town had a population of 95,149. The total population constitute, 47,456 males, 47,693 females and 12,177 children, in the age group of 0–6 years. The average literacy rate stands at 62.98% with 52,254 literates, significantly lower than the national average of 73.00%.
The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state. The medium of instruction followed by different schools are English, Telugu.
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