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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Cuddapah is now known as Kadapa. Kadapa is one of the beautiful cities in Andhra Pradesh. It is the headquarters of Kadapa District. It was spelt Cuddapah previously but the name was changed to Kadapa with effect from 19 August 2005 to reflect the actual Telugu pronunciation of the word. Location South-Central Part Of Andhra Pradesh Name Derived From: A Telugu Word Called Gadapa.
 
Kadapa is situated in the south-central part of the Andhra Pradesh State. Located 8 kilometers south of the Penna River, the city is surrounded on three sides by the Nallamalai and Palkonda hills. The name Kadapa is derived from the Telugu word Gadapa. The city is so named because it is the gateway from the north to the sacred hill-Pagoda of Shri Venkateshvara also spelt as Venkateswara of Tirupati. As of 2001 India India, Cuddapah had a population of 125,725.
 
Ankalamma Gudur is the place where Ankalamma swamy temple is located. It is a great holy place for the devoties all over the district. sri Veera Bhadra swamy temple at Alladupalle in chapadu mandal is a great holy place for the devoties all over the district. Ontimitta Kodanda Rama Swami temple is here. French traveler Tavernier described is as one of the most beautiful temples in India. Gandikota Or The Gorge Fort Gandikota or The Gorge Fort is situated about 6 miles to the west of Jammalamadugu in Kadapa district.
 
This is the place near Kadapa city, where people believes that before setting up journey to holy place. Pushpagiri A place very close to Kadapa, where there are few temples that attract tourists the largest and the best known of them is the Chennakesava Temple, which has a lofty gopuram, sculptures depicting scenes from the epics, floral motifs and elaborately engraved pillars.
 
Gangamma Jatra, an annual Jatra of the Shrine of Gangamma is an important event in Anantapuram and Kadapa districts. This is a one of the famous and relegious Jatara in Kadapa. The city has The nearest airport is at Renigunta and Chennai . Cuddapah has a railway station on the Chennai-Guntakal line. Kadapa is birth place for many ancient and contemporary poets.

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