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Cuddapah



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. 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. 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.


Tourist Attractions

S.NoTourist SpotThemePlace
 1Bhagavan Mahavir Government MuseumMuseums  Cuddapah  
 2Chand Phira GumbadhMonuments  Cuddapah  
 3Gandikota FortMonuments  Gandikota  
 4Kandimallayapalli BrahmamgarimatamPilgrim Centres  Kandimallayapalli  
 5Masjid-e-AzamPilgrim Centres  Cuddapah  
 6Pushpagiri TemplesPilgrim Centres  Pushpagiri  
 7Sri Kodanda Ramaswamy TemplePilgrim Centres  Vontimitta  
 8Sri Lanka Malleswara Wild life SanctuaryWild Life  Lankamalleswaram  
 9Sri Venkateswara Wild Life SanctuaryWild Life  Rajampet  
 10Tallapaka TemplesPilgrim Centres  Tallapaka  
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