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Andhra Pradesh • India
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 Chittoor 
Coordinates: 13°12′00″N 79°07′00″E / 13.2, 79.1167
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area
Elevation

• 333 m (1,093 ft)
District(s) Chittoor

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Chittoor, also known as Chittur, is a town and district of India's Andhra Pradesh state. It is famous for the Tirupati, Kanipakam and Sri Kalahasti temples. Population 152,654 (2001 census). Chittoor is in the Poini River valley of southernmost Andhra Pradesh, at the junction of Bangalore-Chennai national highway 4 and national highway 18. It is a market center for mangos, grain, sugarcane, and peanuts. Its industries include oilseed and rice milling. Chitoors leading industry and largest employer is Amararaja Group. Employing over 3,600 people. It is also home to Nutrine Confectionaries, a major chocolate manufacturer in India, which was acquired by Godrej group in 2007. Andhra redirects here. ... India is a federal republic comprising twenty-eight states and seven union territories. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Kanipakam temple was constructed in the llth century by king Kulottunga of Chola dynasty and further developed in 1336 by the Emperors of Vijayanagaram. ... Sri Kalahasthi is one of the famous Shiva temples in south India. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Bangalore (disambiguation). ... , Madras redirects here. ... Species About 35 species, including: Mangifera altissima Mangifera applanata Mangifera caesia Mangifera camptosperma Mangifera casturi Mangifera decandra Mangifera foetida Mangifera gedebe Mangifera griffithii Mangifera indica Mangifera kemanga Mangifera laurina Mangifera longipes Mangifera macrocarpa Mangifera mekongensis Mangifera odorata Mangifera pajang Mangifera pentandra Mangifera persiciformis Mangifera quadrifida Mangifera siamensis Mangifera similis Mangifera... Grain redirects here. ... Species Saccharum arundinaceum Saccharum bengalense Saccharum edule Saccharum officinarum Saccharum procerum Saccharum ravennae Saccharum robustum Saccharum sinense Saccharum spontaneum Sugarcane or Sugar cane (Saccharum) is a genus of 6 to 37 species (depending on taxonomic interpretation) of tall perennial grasses (family Poaceae, tribe Andropogoneae), native to warm temperate to tropical... Binomial name L. This article is about the legume. ... Vegetable oil or vegoil is fat extracted from plant sources. ... For other uses, see Rice (disambiguation). ...

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Chittoor District

The district is bound by Anantapur District to the northwest, Cuddapah District to the north, Nellore District to the northeast, Tamil Nadu state to the south, and Karnataka state to the southeast. Area 15,359 km², population 2,267,769 (1991 census). Mango and tamarind groves surround the town of Chittoor, and cattle are raised in the district. Chittoor is famous for the Kanipakam temple (12 km). Its also famous for mangos ( called as collector/totapari/chittoor variety) and jaggery. Around 200 granite small & medium scale industries are functioning in and around Chittoor. , Anantapuram   (Anantapuram in vernacular) is a city (population: 466,359) and a municipal corporation in Anantapur district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. ... Map showing cuddapah district Cuddapah, or Kadapa, as it is known now, is one of the districts of Rayalaseema in Andhra Pradesh, India. ... For the district with the same name, see Nellore district. ... Tamil Nadu (தமிழ் நாடு, Land of the Tamils) is a state at the southern tip of India. ... , Karnataka (Kannada: , IPA:  ) is a state in the southern part of India. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Species About 35 species, including: Mangifera altissima Mangifera applanata Mangifera caesia Mangifera camptosperma Mangifera casturi Mangifera decandra Mangifera foetida Mangifera gedebe Mangifera griffithii Mangifera indica Mangifera kemanga Mangifera laurina Mangifera longipes Mangifera macrocarpa Mangifera mekongensis Mangifera odorata Mangifera pajang Mangifera pentandra Mangifera persiciformis Mangifera quadrifida Mangifera siamensis Mangifera similis Mangifera... Binomial name L. This article refers to the tree. ... For general information about the genus, including other species of cattle, see Bos. ... A block of Indian jaggery (gur) Cleaning of pans prior to manufacture of jaggery Preparation of jaggery Jaggery is the traditional unrefined sugar used in India. ...


Tirupati temple is the most visited and richest temple in India, often receiving 200,000 visitors a day. Horsely hills, formerly called Enugu Mallamma Konda, is a summer resort located near the town of Madanapalle. It is known to some as the "Andhra Ooty". Madanapalle is the center of an agricultural region noted for its fruits and vegetables, especially tomatoes and is also famous for Hospitals like T.B.Sanitorium which is located in Arogyavaram, 5 km form Madanapalle. Rishi Valley, near Horsely Hills is noted for its residential education Gurukula. One of India's greatest philosopher, Jiddu Krishnamurti chose this site to set up his Jiddu krishnamurti foundation as well as Rishi valley school, one of India's elite boarding schools. Gurramkonda, in the western part of the district, is an historic center, with an old fort and a sultan's palace called the Rangini Mahal. Other notable places in the district are Gandikota, Ardhagiri, Chandragiri . This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... It has been suggested that Madanapalli be merged into this article or section. ... Ooty, short for Ootacamund (an anglicized name for Udhagamandalam), is a popular hill station in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. ... For other uses, see Tomato (disambiguation). ... A Gurukul is a type of ancient Hindu school in India that is residential in nature with the shishyas or students and the guru or teacher living in close proximity, many a time within the same house. ... Jiddu Krishnamurti or J. Krishnamurti, (May 12, 1895–February 17, 1986) was a well-known writer and speaker on fundamental philosophical and spiritual subjects, such as the purpose of meditation, human relationships, and how to enact positive change in global society. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Gandikota or Gorgefort, is believed, was founded in 1123 A.D. by a certain chief Kakaraja, a subordinate of Ahavamalla Someswara I, the Western Chalukyan king of Kalyana. ... For other places with the same name, see Chandragiri (disambiguation). ...


Demographics

While Telugus form the largest linguistic group in Chittoor district, Tamil is a predominant language having a significant presence and widely spoken in places like Chittoor Town, Tirupathi, Sri Kala Hasti and other town bordering Tamil Nadu. Urdu is also spoken by a considerable group of people, as 10% of Chittoor population is Muslim Minorities. Urdu ( , , trans. ...


Educational Institutions

Chittoor is home of many reputed educational institutions. The notable ones are:


High Schools and Junior Colleges:

  • B.Z. High School, Chittoor.
  • S.V.Z.P High School, Kanipakam, Chittoor.
  • PCR Govt junior college, Chittoor.
  • Varadapa Naidu Municipal School, Chittoor.
  • B.S. Kannan Govt High School and Junior College.
  • Little Flower High School, Chittoor.

Degree Colleges:

  • Vignana Sudha Degree & PG College, Chittoor.
  • Geervani Degree College, Chittoor.
  • Z.P.High School, Madanapalle.
  • Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering and Technology(SVCET), Chittoor.
  • Sri Venkatesh Perumalla College of Engineering and Technology(SVPCET), Puttur.
  • Sri Venkateswara University College of Engineering, Tirupati.
  • Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati.
  • Sri Venkateswara Agricultural Collge, Tirupati.
  • Padmavati Mahila University, Tirupati.
  • Sreenivasa Institute of Technology and Management Studies (SITAMS), Chittoor - www.sitams.org
  • Sreenivasa Educational Institute of Commerce Degree&PG College (SEICOM), Tirupati
  • P.V.K.N Govt Degree College, Chittoor, 517001

Universities : It has been suggested that Madanapalli be merged into this article or section. ...

  • Dravidian University, Kuppam-517425
  • S.V.University , Tirupathi

Assembly Constituency

Chittoor is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh. There are 1,74,663 registered voters in Chittoor constituency in 1999 elections.


List of Elected Members:[1]

  • 1955 - P Rajagopal Naidu (Assembly, MP)
  • 1970 - P.Chinamma Reddy (PCR)
  • 1978 - N.P.Venkateswara Choudary
  • 1983 - Jhansi Laxmi (MP)
  • 1985 - R. Gopinathan
  • 1989, 1994 and 1999 - Chittoor KrishnaReddy Jayachandra Reddy, C K Babu
  • 2004 - A.S.Manohar

Notable personalities from chittoor dist

  • "Cattamanchi Ramalinga Reddy (Sir C R Reddy)" is one of the greatest Educationists from Chittoor district. He is credited with starting Andhra University and Mysore University.
  • Chittooru Nagiah famous Telugu cine artist belong to this district.
  • "sarvepalli Radhakrishnan" (the then President& Vice president of India) had completed his school education in P.M.high School, near by Gajulamandyam,Renigunta in this district.
  • Nara Chandrababu naidu who served as Chief minister for 9 years in Andhra Pradesh is from the village "Naravari palle".
  • Present MLA and minister Galla Arunakumari is from Chandragiri constituency, Her family also owns the Amararaja/AMARON batteries industry in Tirupathi.
  • Film actor and former MP Dr. M.Mohan babu is from kalahasti, He also is the founder of Vidyaniketan educational institutions near by Tirupati.
  • Film Actress & TDP State Mahila Adyakshuraalu "Smt. ROJA" is also from Chittoor District born in Bhakarapet.
  • BV Reddy of Chittoor is founder of the Nutrine chocolate factory.
  • Chittoor Subramaniam Pillai, a Carnatic musician who studied under Kanchipuram Naina Pillai was born in Chittoor. He was renowned for his unfaltering laya and had a rich and powerful voice.
  • V.Dinakar is a notable person in the field of agriculture and got many awards in that field.
  • Present MP D K Adhikesavulu Naidu, Trustee of Saibaba Trust and an industrialist is from Chittoor
  • Krishna A Maddipatla (MK Anil), President & CEO, Maddipatlas Inc., New York and Director, NY State Education Dept for Vocational Schools
  • Pratap C Reddy, Chairman, Appollo Hospitals Group, is from Aragonda Village, Chittoor District
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti, World's Renowned philosopher and Popular Spiritual preacher is from Madanapalle town.
  • Mumtaz Ali, of Satsang foundation, from Madanapalle.

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan ,Tamil:(சர்வேபள்ளி ராதாகிருஷ்ணன்), (September 5, 1888 – April 17, 1975), was a philosopher and statesman. ... , The village of Gajulamandyam(Telugu: గాజులమండ్యం ) is the one of the biggest historical villages in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh on the banks of river Swarnamukhi(సువర్ణముఖి) . It is just 15km away from holy place Tirupathi town and 5km from Renigunta Railway jn. ... Renigunta is a census town in Chittoor district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. ... Tirupathi is one of the most famous temple towns in India. ... Chittoor Subramaniam Pillai was a renowned carnatic singer. ... Carnatic music, also known as is one of the two styles of Indian classical music, the other being Hindustani music. ... , Kanchipuram, Kanchi, or Kancheepuram (also sometimes Conjeevaram) is a city and a municipality in Kancheepuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. ... Jiddu Krishnamurti or J. Krishnamurti, (May 12, 1895–February 17, 1986) was a well-known writer and speaker on fundamental philosophical and spiritual subjects, such as the purpose of meditation, human relationships, and how to enact positive change in global society. ... The company of the highest knowledge and Truth; the company of a Guru; contact with a person or an assembly of persons who listen to, talk about, and assimilate the Truth. ... It has been suggested that Madanapalli be merged into this article or section. ...

References

  1. ^ Election Commission of India.APAssembly results.1978-2004
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State of Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh Topics | History | Politics | Telugu people
Capital Hyderabad
Districts AdilabadAnantapurChittoorEast GodavariGunturHyderabadKadapaKarimnagarKhammamKrishnaKurnoolMahbubnagarMedakNalgondaNelloreNizamabadPrakasam • Rangareddy • SrikakulamVisakhapatnamVizianagaramWarangalWest Godavari
Major cities HyderabadGunturWarangal • Tirupati • VijayawadaVisakhapatnamRajahmundryKakinadaNelloreKarimnagarMachilipatnamEluruAnantapurKurnoolKadapaKhammamNizamabad

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