Kumili

Kumili is a historical village and panchayat in Pusapatirega mandal of Vizianagaram district, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Kumili was the former seat of the erstwhile Vizianagaram Kingdom. Ruins of this mud fort still exist here.

The village has a population of 5,929 and about 1,300 houses in 2001. Males constitutes 2,991 and Females 2938 of the population.

This small village is famous on account of a huge complex of temples built by local devotees over a period of 10 years. The temples are unique with extremely attractive sculptures, paintings on the walls and idols. The temples within the complex are of Ganapathi, Shiva, Kalika Devi, Navagrahalu, Satyanarayana Swamy, Subramanyeswaraswamy, Seetharamaswamy, Anjaneya Swamy and Venu Gopalaswamy.

It is famous for its 9 temples (kovela) and well-organized streets. The streets are well partitioned based on the family work and approximately 26 streets are there in the village. The Kumili village has 1,600 acres (6 km2) of fertile land (rice paddies and corn) and 1,200 acres (5 km2) of commercial plantation mainly mango and cashew.

The Kumili village has rich culture and good history of Reddy kingdom named 'KUMILIPURAM'. The village acts as an important place in the state assembly elections due to its perfect competition between the two major political parties.

Kumili village is known for a Reddy family called NEELAPU FAMILY who fought in the Indian Supreme Court for the agricultural land that they lost to the next village.

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