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Sri Swayambu Varasidhi VinayakaSwamy
Kanipakam Temple view
Kanipakam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Chittoor
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kanipakam is a village in Irala mandal, located in Chittoor district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.[1]


  • Etymology 1
  • Temple 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


"Kani" means wetland and "Pakam" means flow of water in Tamil.


Kanipakam is home to a popular Hindu temple of Lord Ganesha called as Kanipakam Vinayaka Temple.[2] It was constructed in the early 11th century CE by the pandian King Maravarman sundara pandian and a siva temple by Kulothunga Chola I and was expanded further in 1336 by the Emperors of Vijayanagara dynasty.


  1. ^ "Mandal wise villages" (PDF). Revenue Department - AP Land. National Informatics Center. p. 17. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
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