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Mangalgiri – Land of famous Mangalgiri handloom saris

Mangalgiri means an auspicious hill, the word Mangal means auspicious and the word giri means hill. Mangalgiri is situated in the outskirts ofVijayawada, a well known city in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Mangalgiri is only 12 KM away from Vijayawada. Mangalgiri is well connected with train and buses and is accessible from Vijayawada, Guntur and Tenali. Mangalgiri is a small village with a population of around 80000. The main occupation of this village is weaving and paddy cultivation. Around 60% of the population belongs to Padmasali, who are traditionally related to weaving. There are around 5000 weavers in this village. The average educational level is 7th standard.

Temples of Mangalgiri

Handlooms of Mangalgiri




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