Kovur is a census town and Mandal headquarters in Nellore district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. As of 2001[update] India census, had a population of 8534. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%.
Kovur has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 70%. In Kovur, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age. Kovur is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh. There are 1,44,157 registered voters in Kovur constituency in 1999 elections.