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Parvathipuram
Parvathipuram
Location of Parvathipuram
in Andhra Pradesh and India
Coordinates 18°47′00″N 83°26′00″E / 18.78333°N 83.43333°E / 18.78333; 83.43333
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District(s) Vizianagaram
MLA Vijayaramaraju Satrucharla
Population 49692 (2001)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Area
Elevation

120 m (394 ft)

Parvathi-puram or Parvati-puram (Telugu - పార్వతీపురము) is a town, Municipality and Division in Vizianagaram district in [andhra pradesh] Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.[1]

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Geography

Parvathipuram is located at 18°46'N 83°25'E.[2] It has an average elevation of 120 metres (396 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[3] Parvathipuram had a population of 49,692. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Parvathipuram has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 57%. In Parvathipuram, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Parvathipuram mandal had a population of 1,07,919 in 2001. Males constitute 53,813 and females 54,106 of the population. The average literacy rate of the mandal population is 61%, that of males 73% and females 49%. There are 54 revenue villages and 26 panchayats in Parvathipuram mandal.

Revenue Division

Parvathipuram revenue division consists of 15 of the 34 mandals in the Vizianagaram district.[4] They are Badangi, Balijipeta, Bobbili, Garugubilli, Gummalaxmipuram, Jiyyammavalasa, Komarada, Kurupam, Makkuva, Pachipenta, Parvathipuram, Ramabhadrapuram, Saluru, Seethanagaram and Therlam.

Parliamentary Constituency

List of Members of Parliament:

  • 1952 - N. Rama Seshayya
  • 1957 - D. Suri Dora
  • 1957, 1962 and 1971 - B. Satyanarayana
  • 1967 - Vandava Narasimha Rao
  • 1977, 1980, 1984 and 2004 - Vyricherla Kishore Chandra Suryanarayana Deo
  • 1989, 1991 and 1998 - Satrucharla Vijaya Rama Raju
  • 1996 - Vyricherla Pradeep Kumar Deo
  • 1999 - Dr. D.V.G. Shankar Rao
  • 2004 - Vyricherla Kishore Chandra Suryanarayana Deo

Legislative Assembly

Parvathipuram is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh. There are 1,24,821 registered voters in this constituency in 1999 elections.

List of Members of Legislative Assembly:[5]

  • 1951 - Vyricherla Durgaprasad Veerabhadra Deo.[6]
  • 1955 and 1962 - Y. Chandra Chudamani Deo
  • 1967, 1983 and 1985 - Mariserla Venkata Rami Naidu
  • 1972 and 1978 - Chikati Parasurama Naidu
  • 1989 and 1994 - Yerra Krishna Murthy
  • 1997 - Yerra Annapurnamma
  • 1999 - Mariserla Sivunnaidu
  • 2004 - Satrucharla Vijaya Rama Raju
  • 2009 - Savarapu Jayamani

Features

  • There are two railway stations within one kilometre distance, named Parvathipuram and Parvathipuram Town. Parvatipuram station is 138 kilometres far from Visakhapatnam and Parvatipuram Town station is 139 kilometres far from Visakhapatnam.
  • Viswanath Institute of Technology and Management relocated to Vishakaptnam
  • One fly over bridge is under construction in kottavalasa
  • Available ATMs are state bank of india,andhra bank, union bank, icici bank
  • 5 Cinema theatres available. (Venkateswara Kalamandir, Padmasree, Sri Balaji, Sowndarya & Veerabhadra) [Navaratna theatre is operating as a Function Hall ]
  • parvthi puram degree and jouner collages bed collage polytechincal collage and aslo pg collage gitam open universite pg block opened newly
  • svd collage srisairam degree and joiuner cooage dbk collage bhaskar cooage janahitha collage gaythri collage gayithre pg collage bed collage poltechcial collage government and priavte

Revenue Villages and Panchayats

According to the District Statistics, there are 54 revenue villages and 26 panchayats in Parvathipuram mandal.[8]

  • Adaru (revenue village)
  • Addapuseela (village and panchayat)
  • Adduruvalasa (revenue village)
  • Antivalasa (revenue village)
  • Appannadoravalasa (revenue village)
  • Balagudaba (village and panchayat)
  • Bandaluppi (village and panchayat)
  • Belagam (revenue village)
  • Buduruwada (village and panchayat)
  • Challammavalasa (revenue village)
  • Chandalingi (revenue village)
  • China Bondapalli (village and panchayat)
  • Dhanunjayapuram (revenue village)
  • Doggivanimudaga (revenue village)
  • Dokiseela (village and panchayat)
  • Donkali Kothapatnam (revenue village)
  • Gangamambapuram (revenue village)
  • Gangapuram (village and panchayat)
  • Gangarajupuram (revenue village)
  • Gochekka (village and panchayat)
  • Gopalapuram (village and panchayat)
  • Haripuram Karadavalasa (revenue village)
  • Jagannadapuram (revenue village)
  • Jamadala (village and panchayat)
  • Jammidivalasa (village and panchayat)
  • Kavitibadra (village and panchayat)
  • Kona (revenue village)
  • Kothavalasa (revenue village)
  • Krishnapalli (village and panchayat)
  • Lakshminarayanapuram (village and panchayat)
  • Lakshmipuram (revenue village)
  • Latchirajupeta (revenue village)
  • Mrutyunjaya Nagaram (panchayat)
  • Mulaga (village and panchayat)
  • Narsipuram (village and panchayat)
  • Nissankupuram (revenue village)
  • Parvathipuram (Municipality and mandal headquarters)
  • Peda Bondapalli (village and panchayat)
  • Peda Mariki (village and panchayat)
  • Puligummi (village and panchayat)
  • Putturu (village and panchayat)
  • Radhampeta (revenue village)
  • Ravi Kona (revenue village)
  • Sangamvalasa (village and panchayat)
  • Srirangarajapuram (revenue village)
  • Sudigam (village and panchayat)
  • Sundara Narayanapuram (revenue village)
  • Tadangivalasa (revenue village)
  • Tallaburidi (village and panchayat)
  • Tonki (revenue village)
  • Venkata Nissankupuram (revenue village)
  • Venkata Rayadupeta (village and panchayat)
  • Venkampeta (village and panchayat)
  • Viswambarapuram (revenue village)

Temples

  • Durga Devi Temple in Town
  • Yerra Kanchamma Temple in Jagannadapuram
  • Sai Baba Temple in Bypass Road
  • Siva temple in Agraharam
  • Surya Peetam in Rayagada Road
  • Venkatesware temple in belagam
  • Satyanarayana temple in kottavalasa
  • Kalinga vysya temple in town main road
  • Arya vysya temple in town
  • kotta pollamma temple in kottavalasa
  • durga devi temple in kotta valasa

References

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