() is a town, Mandal and a municipality
in West Godavari district
in the Indian state
of Andhra Pradesh
. Its geographical coordinates are 16° 27' 0" north, 81° 40' 0" east. Some say there are other narasapurams in Krishna and Medak districts.
Its original name was "Narasapuram". It was also known as "Nrusimhapuri" and "AbhinavaBhootapuri".
, Narsapur had a population of 58,508. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Narsapur has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 71%. In Narsapur, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
The town is a blend of rustic charm and modern amenities. Narsapur has a unique culture which has been influenced by the many communities that have made it their home. Narsapur is quite a cosmopolitan town with people of various ethnic groups and faiths living in it. Predominantly Hindu, the town also has a large Christian population. The town has been a major centre for the Lutheran missionary activity in the 18th century. It is famous for its lace handicraft industry. Many families from this town have greatly benefitted from the lace industry.
Cool climate allows you to visit Narsapur at any time during the year. Antarvedi nearby Narsapuram (7 km) is an important vishnava temple(narasimha temple), a must... Read More