(Last Updated on : 14-07-2014)
The vast continent of India houses a number of towns and cities that have flourished here by leaps and bounds. The state of Andhra Pradesh also is not an exception. Narasaraopet is one such significant locale that has been formed in the district of Guntur of Andhra Pradesh. Some also identify Narasaraopet as Narasaraopeta. To be specific, Narasaraopet lies at a distance of 40 km southwest of Guntur town.
The strategic location of Narasaraopet also is quite significant. It rises approximately at
16.25° N 80.07° E. It has an average height of 55 meters or 180 feet above the mean sea level.
Any sort of analysis of a town in India becomes unfinished if a person does not throw enough light on the demographical situation of that specific town. Over the years abundant surveys and research works have been carried on by the demographers, which ensued the preparation of extensive reports. In this regard it would be unfair if the Census report of India of the year 2001 is not mentioned. Important data viz. population, literacy condition etc can be brought forth only with a careful study of the report. As per this report the total population of Narasaraopet has been enumerated to be 95,002. Specifications about males and females also can be duly inferred from this report. A remarkable traits also is identified which states that in Narasaraopet both male and female are in equal proportion. Also Narasaraopet children who are below six years of age constitute 11 %.
Literacy condition is a vital indicator of the growth and progress of Narasaraopet. In case of Narasaraopet it is identified that 64 % is its average literacy rate, which is even higher than that of the entire nation. Thus 59.5 % is the average literacy rate of India. This confirms that development has more or less occurred in Narasaraopet.
Not only that the propensity of males towards education also is acclaimed with the citation of high male literacy rate as a reference. In Narasaraopet 72 % is male literacy rate. However female literacy is much less thus constituting 57 % only.
Myriads of tourists throng the region to behold its wonders. The Kotappakonda Shiva temple is one such place, which lies near about 12 km from Narasaraopet.
Festivals and fairs form an integral part of Narasaraopet. Each and every people get enthralled with the Mahashivarathri Festival. At the time of this festival special cultural shows also are organized performed.
For facilitating accessibility Narasaraopet is well connected with other places of India. Railway Station is situated on the Guntur- Kurnool line. It also marks the entry point of ' Palnadu', a region within this Gunter district.