Uppalapadu is a village in the Guntur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Pedakakani mandal of Guntur revenue division.[2]

Heronry at Uppalpadu
Heronry at Uppalpadu
Uppalapadu is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°11′N 80°18′E / 16.18°N 80.30°E / 16.18; 80.30Coordinates: 16°11′N 80°18′E / 16.18°N 80.30°E / 16.18; 80.30
StateAndhra Pradesh
 • TypePanchayati raj
 • BodyUppalapadu gram panchayat
 • Total1,660 ha (4,100 acres)
 • Total6,175
 • Density370/km2 (960/sq mi)
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Area code(s)+91–863
Vehicle registrationAP


Uppalapadu is located at 16°11′N 80°18′E / 16.18°N 80.30°E / 16.18; 80.30.[4] it is located 2km from Pedakakani.

Bird sanctuaryEdit

The Bird Center is located just after the village entrance. The water tanks in the village are unique as they provide refuge to many species of birds, including endangered spot-billed pelicans and painted storks. The birds migrate here from various places such as Siberia, and use the center for nesting.[5]

Government and politicsEdit

Uppalapadu gram panchayat is the local self-government of the village.[1] It is divided into wards and each ward is represented by a ward member.[6] The ward members are headed by a Sarpanch.[7] The village forms a part of Andhra Pradesh Capital Region and is under the jurisdiction of APCRDA.[8]


As per the school information report for the academic year 2018–19, the village has a total of 7 schools. These include 5 Zilla Parishad/Mandal Parishad and 2 private schools.[9]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Gram Panchayat Identification Codes" (PDF). Saakshar Bharat Mission. National Informatics Centre. p. 112. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 August 2017. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "District Census Hand Book – Guntur" (PDF). Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. pp. 14, 390. Retrieved 17 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Population". Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 17 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Location co-ordinates of Uppalapadu". Wikimapia. Retrieved 1 August 2007.
  5. ^ "Uppalapadu Bird sanctuary". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 20 July 2005. Archived from the original on 14 December 2006. Retrieved 1 August 2007.
  6. ^ Seetharam, Mukkavilli (1 January 1990). Citizen Participation in Rural Development. Mittal Publications. p. 34. ISBN 9788170992271.
  7. ^ Social Science. Vk Publications. p. 117. ISBN 9788179732144.
  8. ^ "Declaration of A.P. Capital Region" (PDF). Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department, Andhra Pradesh. 30 December 2014. p. 4. Archived (PDF) from the original on 11 May 2019. Retrieved 14 May 2019.
  9. ^ "School Information". Commissionerate of School Education. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 7 May 2019.

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