Ongole mandal

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Ongole mandal
Mandal
Ongole mandal is located in Andhra Pradesh
Ongole mandal
Ongole mandal
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 15°54′N 80°40′E / 15.900°N 80.667°E / 15.900; 80.667Coordinates: 15°54′N 80°40′E / 15.900°N 80.667°E / 15.900; 80.667
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Prakasam
Headquarters Ongole
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 253,122
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Ongole mandal is one of the 56 mandals in Prakasam district of the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is administered under Ongole revenue division and its headquarters are located at Ongole. The mandal is bounded by Naguluppalapadu, Maddipadu, Santhanuthlapadu, and Kothapatnam Tangutur mandals. The mandals lies on the shore of Bay of Bengal.[2]

History

Ongole was once part of great historical regions of the world Kamma Rashtra. [3][4]

Demographics

As of 2011 census, the mandal had a population of 253,122. The total population constitute, 126,983 males and 126,139 females —a sex ratio of 993 females per 1000 males. 24,500 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 12,635 are boys and 11,865 are girls —a ratio of 939 per 1000. The average literacy rate stands at 79.91% with 182,682 literates.[1]

Towns and villages

As of 2011 census, the mandal has 16 settlements, that includes:

  1. Chejerla
  2. Cheruvu Kommupalem
  3. Devarampadu
  4. Gudimellapadu
  5. Karavadi
  6. Koppolu (Rural)
  7. Kothamamidipalem (Rural)
  8. Mangaladripuram
  9. Mukthinutalapadu (Rural)
  10. Narasapuram
  11. Pelluru (Rural)
  12. Sarvereddypalem
  13. Throvagunta
  14. Ulichi
  15. Vengamukkapalem
  16. Yerajerla

Sources:

  • Census India 2011 (sub districts)[5]
  • Revenue Department of AP[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mandals in Prakasam district". aponline.gov.in. Retrieved 10 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Talbot, Cynthia (2001-09-20). Precolonial India in Practice: Society, Region, and Identity in Medieval Andhra. Oxford University Press. p. 278. ISBN 978-0-19-803123-9. 
  4. ^ "Kammanadu" (PDF). Census of India 2011. pp. 9–11. Retrieved 3 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Sub-District Details of Prakasam District". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Ongole mandal villages" (PDF). apland.ap.nic.in. Retrieved 10 September 2014. 
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