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As of 2011[update] Census of India, Pothunuru had a population of 7177. The total population constitute, 3619 males and 3558 females with a sex ratio of 993 females per 1000 males. 684 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, with sex ratio of 1024. The average literacy rate stands at 74.51%.
Parvathaneni Upendra, an eminent parliamentarian and Ex Central minister was born here.
Maganti Varalaksmi Devi, Ex Member of Legislature Assembly was born here.
- "Pothunuru Census 2011". Retrieved 23 May 2017.
- ' Biography of Suryanarayana, Kommareddi at Lok Sabha website. Archived 13 June 2012 at the Wayback Machine