Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh


There are thirteen districts in Andhra Pradesh and Kapada district is one of them. It is also considered to be a district of Rayalaseema region which lies to the southern central part in Andhra Pradesh. It is about 412 kilometers away from Hyderabad. It is surrounded by Nallamala and Palakonda hills on three sides. It is also called Gadapa as it is the entrance for the holy hills of Tirumala. Kapada or Gadapa means threshold in Telugu. Kapadia has great historical connections and is considered to be a holy place for the Jains and the Buddhists. Kadapa is spread across 15,938 Sq Km. Penna, Kunderu, Sagileru, Chitavathi, Papagni, Cheyyeru and Bahuda are the main rivers of Kadapa district. Kapada stone which is used in construction can be found here. This district is rich in mineral resources hence many Cement industries are located in the Kadapa district.

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