() is a town in Andhra Pradesh
, and headquarters for Chintalapudi Taluk (administrative division) in West Godavari district
. Chintalapudi Taluk is one of the biggest taluks in Andhra Pradesh. Chintalapudi, along with Eluru
, is one of the main trading centers for nearby hamlets and smaller villages. Chintalapudi is one of the oldest settlements based on scriptures and excavations. Chintalapudi has a population of 67,100 according to the 2001 census.
Chintalapudi is 50 km from Eluru, 30 km from Sathupalli and 40 km from Jangareddyudem. Velagalapalli is 8 km from Chintalapudi.Thimmyreddy palli is 10 km, Pothunuru is 7 km from Chintalapudi. Makkina Vari Gudem, known for its tobacco cultivation, is 18 km from Chintalapudi. Nagireddy Gudem is 10 km from Chintalapudi and has a water dam. Chintalapudi has a vast area of forest land which starts from the Velgalapalli crossroad and stretches to Chintalapudi.
Chintalapudi is a residential and business place for medium, small and marginal farm owners and farm hands. Agriculture is the main livelihood. Most of the area is semi-arid and depends on rain water. Recently there is some progress installing lift-water irrigation.
The main crops grown in the area include mango
, batavian, sapota
, oil palm, sesame
, red sandalwood, rice
, and vegetables. Forst products include teak wood, rose wood and... Read More