Kurupam

Kurupam is a village in Vizianagaram district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.[2]

Kurupam
village
Kurupam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Kurupam
Kurupam
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Kurupam is located in India
Kurupam
Kurupam
Kurupam (India)
Coordinates: 18°52′00″N 83°34′00″E / 18.8667°N 83.5667°E / 18.8667; 83.5667Coordinates: 18°52′00″N 83°34′00″E / 18.8667°N 83.5667°E / 18.8667; 83.5667
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictVizianagaram
Elevation
133 m (436 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
535 524
Vehicle RegistrationAP35 (Former)
AP39 (from 30 January 2019)[1]
Raja and Rani of Kurupam by Raja Ravi Varma

GeographyEdit

It is located at 18°52′00″N 83°34′00″E / 18.8667°N 83.5667°E / 18.8667; 83.5667. It has an average altitude of 133 meters (439 feet).

DemographyEdit

As of 2001 census, Kurupam mandal had a population of 46,439. Males consists of 23,241 and females 23,198 of the population. The average literacy rate is 46%, below the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy rate is 57% and that of females is 35%. Way back the great people such as Ravupalli Krishna Murthy was born here and contributed so much to this Mandal. This legacy is carrying by Ravupalli Umamaheswararao, Ravupalli Srinivasa Hemanth, Divya Ravupalli and Sravani Godaba

Kurupam KingdomEdit

Vyricherla Kishore Chandra Suryanarayana Deo, Erstwhile Zamindar - Rajah of Kurupam and Tribal Chiefs of the Konda Dora Tribe [3] was member of Lok Sabha and a Union Cabinet Minister. He is now a senior member of the Telugu Desam Party.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New 'AP 39' code to register vehicles in Andhra Pradesh launched". The New Indian Express. Vijayawada. 31 January 2019. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Mandal wise list of villages in Vizianagaram district" (PDF). Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 December 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2015.
  3. ^ Kurupam Zamindari