Tadepalle, Guntur district

Tadepalle is a major Residencial Area of Vijayawada and model town in Guntur district of Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The town is a part of Mangalagiri Tadepalle Municipal Corporation and part of Tenali revenue division. It is a major south sub urban of Vijayawada and a part of Vijayawada metropolitan area and Andhra Pradesh Capital Region. It is situated on National Highway 16 between Vijayawada and Guntur.

Residential area in Tadepalle near National Highway 16
Residential area in Tadepalle near National Highway 16
Tadepalle is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°28′49″N 80°37′07″E / 16.48028°N 80.61861°E / 16.48028; 80.61861Coordinates: 16°28′49″N 80°37′07″E / 16.48028°N 80.61861°E / 16.48028; 80.61861
StateAndhra Pradesh
 • Total25.45 km2 (9.83 sq mi)
Elevation19 m (62 ft)
 • Total64,149
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
522 501
Vehicle registrationAP–39


The origin of the name is believed to be related to the Palm tree 'Tathi' and 'palle' meaning village. Tadepalle is on the southern bank of the Krishna river and Vijayawada city. The canal flowing through the town is named as Madras Kaluva (Buckingham Canal) – as it goes until Madras (Chennai). Tadepalle, along with Tenali was an 'Agraharam' – or endowed land to Sanskrit Scholars during the classical Sri Krishnadevaraya period. The Camp Office of Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and the YSR Congress Party Central Party office are located in Tadepalle.


Tadepalle is located at 16°28′00″N 80°36′00″E / 16.4667°N 80.6000°E / 16.4667; 80.6000.[5] It has an average elevation of 6 m (20 ft). Total municipality contains hill area and agricultural lands. Buckingham canal flows from north to south in the region. The municipality contains old industrial lands, belongs to EID parry company and cement factory which are not being used for any purpose.[citation needed]


As of 2011 census of India, Tadepalle had a population of 54,406, with number of households accounting to 14392. The total population constitutes 27,149 males, 27,257 females and 6,078 under 6 years of age. The sex ratio stands at 1004 females per 1000 males. There are 36,694 literates with an average literacy rate of 75.93%, significantly higher than the state average of 67.41%.[3][6] The urban agglomeration population of the town stands at 64,149.[1]


Tadepalle Municipality was constituted in the year 2009. It is classified as a First Grade municipality and has 34 municipal wards. With the merger of all the 10 villages of the Tadepalli mandal in Tadepalli, the town has a population of 99,248 according to the Census 2011. It is spread over an area of 61.76 km2 (23.85 sq mi).[1] From March 2021 Tadepalli Municipality is merged in to Mangalagiri-Tadepalli Municipal Corporation


The town has a total road length of 107.41 km (66.74 mi).[7] APSRTC runs buses from Amaravathi and Vijayawada through this town. The railway station is named as Krishna Canal. It is a junction for Guntur and the Vijayawada divisions.


The primary education in the town is imparted by means of elementary schools and for secondary education is offered by schools like, Zilla Parishad High School and Ramakrishna Mission High School. It has no notable junior and professional colleges, for which the students depend on the nearby city of Vijayawada.[8]

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  1. ^ a b c "District Census Handbook – Guntur" (PDF). Census of India. Retrieved 22 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Elevation for Pedakurapadu". Veloroutes. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Statistical Abstract of Andhra Pradesh, 2015" (PDF). Directorate of Economics & Statistics. Government of Andhra Pradesh. p. 43. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  5. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Tadepalli
  6. ^ "Literacy of AP (Census 2011)" (PDF). Official Portal of Andhra Pradesh Government. p. 43. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  7. ^ "Details of Roads in each ULB of Andhra Pradesh". Commissioner and Directorate of Municipal Administration. Municipal Administration and Urban Developmemt Department - Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original on 1 August 2016. Retrieved 28 March 2017.
  8. ^ Ravikiran, G (19 January 2007). "Tadepalli cries for college". The Hindu. Vijayawada. Retrieved 30 March 2016.

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