Chittoor district is located in the extreme South of Andhra Pradesh in the Rayalseema region. It was formed on 1st April 1911 after taking Chittoor, Palamaneru and Chandragiri from the then North Arcot District of Tamil Nadu; Madanapalli and Vayalpadu from Cuddapah; Punganur, Sri Kalahasti and Karvetinagar from ‘Zamindari’ provinces to form the united Chittoor District. Famous for ancient Venkateswara Temple, a scenic zoological park and the breathtaking waterfalls of this place fascinate people from different corners of the country and across. Shopping enthusiasts can satiate their passion for purchasing of regional specialties like mangoes, grains, sugarcane and peanuts. Some of the major industries dealing in automobiles and food items give it a crucial place in the industrial cities of India.
The district is bliss for nature enthusiasts and spiritually inclined people. It encloses a zoological park, which is home to some rare animal species. Highest waterfalls of the Andhra State can be seen in the lap of Chittoor, the cascade nurtures amazing wildflowers and butterflies unique to this region. Hindu pilgrims continue to pay homage at the 5000-year old shrine of Lord Venkateswara.
Nearest airport to Chhittor is situated in Chennai. You can take a bus or cab to reach this airport in a couple of hours.
The railway station here is connected with all major metros like-Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, and Mumbai through regular trains.
Chittoor is well connected by road network across India
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