Cuddapah In Andhra Pradesh

Area: 15,359 sq.km
Climate: Tropical
Temperature Range:
Summer: 30.C. - 44.C. (81.56F - 119.6F Approx.)
Winter: 21.C. - 30.C. (57F - 81.56F Approx.)
Rainfall: 695 mm (Seasonal)

The Boundaries of Cuddapah district are Nellore, Anantapur and Chittoor districts in the East, West and South respectively, Kurnool and Prakasam districts in the North directions.
Rivers: Penna, Chitravathi, Kunderu, Papaghni, Sagileru and Cheyeru.
Major Places: Cuddapah, Rajampet, Proddatur, Rayachoti.
Tourist Places: Nandaluru, Masjid-E-Azam, Vempalli, Jammalamadugu, Gandikota fort and Chand Phira Gumbadh,

Pilgrimage Centers: Tallapaka, Pushpagiri, Siddhavatam, Vontimetta, Jyoti Jammalamadugu, and Proddatur temples Pothuloori Veerabramendra Swamy Mutt at KandhimallayaPalli.

Once this district was called as Hiranya State.Andhra Paradesh Cuddapah, Travel Cuddapah, Cuddapah Tour Travel, Travel Tourism Cuddapah, Cuddapah Travel Tourism, Travel Info Cuddapah This place was under the rule of Pallavas, Telugu Cholas, Kakatiyas Vijayanagara kings and Nizam Nawabs.
The Forest area caters the Timber, as well as Rare Red Sandalwood that earns the foreign currency to the Nation is found only in this district. Andhra Paradesh Cuddapah, Travel Cuddapah, Cuddapah Tour Travel, Travel Tourism Cuddapah, Cuddapah Travel Tourism, Travel Info Cuddapah Wild life such as Tigers, Jaguars, etc is found in these forests. Asbestos Minning processing unit at Pulivendula. Starting at Sunkesula Dam on Tungabadra river Cuddapah-Kurnool (K.C) Canal flows through Cuddapah and Kurnool districts providing water to 4000 Hectares of cultivable land. Handhri Nivas Sujala Sravanthi project and Pulivendula Canal were under construction for Irrigation. Proposals are made to construct a Reservoir on Buggavanka river at Ippapenta village. The main source of drinking water to this district is Galer-Nagari-Sujalasravanthi Canal. Handloom Industry at Madhavaram is one of the major sources of Income to this district.

Accessibility: Cuddapah is well connected by road and rail with other parts of the state.
How to Reach This Place
Road : Cuddapah is located 405kms from Hyderabad. It is well connected by Road.
Rail : Cuddapah is located 405kms from Hyderabad. It is well connected by Road from Hyderabad.
Air : Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Tirupati Airports.

The city of Cuddapah is located in the state of Andhra Pradesh in the southern part of India. Cuddapah was a part of the Chola Empire between the 11th and the 15th Century.

Tour to Cuddapah

The Muslims conquered Cuddapah in 1565 and again the British government took over this city in 1800. The city of Cuddapah is bordered by the districts of Nellore, Anantapur and Chittoor on the east, west and southern side respectively. To the north lie the districts of Kurnool and Prakasam.

Tourist Attractions

The Bhagavan Mahavir Government Museum in Cuddapah is a noteworthy historical and archaeological museum. It houses very valuable bronze icons, ancient stone sculptures and very old inscriptions dating back to several centuries.

The Gandikota Fort, in Cuddapah, according to a legendary story, was founded in 1123 A.D. The fort played an important role during the Kakatiya, Vijayanagara and Qutub Shahi periods.

The Pushpagiri Temples are group of temples which were constructed on the banks of Pennar, during the Vijayanagara period. Among all the temples here, the most famous is the Chennakesava Swamy Temple.

The Venkateshwara Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Rajampet of Cuddapah district. This national park is well-known for very rare and slim Lories and plant species like Sandalwood, Shorea, Redsandars and Thumbergiana.

Sri Kodanda Temple is devoted to Sri Kodanda Ramaswamy, is famous for its marvelous architecture and a stately gateway. The temple is situated in Vontimitta town, at a distance of 25 kilometers from Cuddapah.

The other important places in Cuddapah are Tallapaka Temples, Sri Lanka Sanctuary, Ramappa Lake Top and Kandimallayapalli.


More great attractions can be found in the Explore Wildlife in India page.

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