Etymology of Govindaraopet
The village got its name from the name of the Hindu God, Govindarajulupet. The story narrates that the founders of the village found Govindarajulu Swamy Idol before formation of the village. Hence, they named village name as Govindrajulupet, now it is Govindaraopet. At the same place where the idol was found, villagers constructed a temple by the name Govindaraja Swamy Temple.
Demography of Govindaraopet
Telugu is the local language of Govindaraopet. As of census 2011, the total population of Govindaraopet is 29,265 which are spread across total 40 villages and 8 panchayats. The literacy rate of Govindaraopet is 67 percent.
Economy of Govindaraopet
Govindaraopet serves as a mandal headquarters for surrounding villages. The majority of the people of Govindaraopet, in the village rely on agriculture and domestic animals rearing for their livelihood. The agricultural products that are found in Govindaraopet include paddy, chilli, cotton and mangoes. The main sources of water for irrigation are Dayyala Vagu which is regarded as The Lifeline of Govindaraopet because of its significant contribution to agricultural economy of this village. Apart from agriculture, considerable economic activities in the form of hotels, general stores, fertilizer shops, rice mills and wine shops take place every day.
Education in Govindaraopet
There are two major government schools in Govindaraopet. Apart from these Government schools, there are other private schools in Govindaraopet.
Tourism in Govindaraopet
Govindaraopet is a beautiful village with paddy fields, gardens, canals, temples and welcoming people. There are several famous tourist attractions in and around the village that include Govindarajaswamy Temple, Ramappa Temple, Laknavaram Lake, Project Site and Medaram.
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