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Native ameNellore
Other nameనెల్లూరు,நெல்லூர்
RegionCoastal Andhra
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictNellore District
Planning AgencyNellore Corporation
Official languagesTelugu, Urdu
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)

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Nellore ( , ), is a city and headquarters of Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore District, formerly Nellore district.And ( fourth largest city )in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Ancient name of Nellore was "Vikrama Simhapuri".

Nellore is situated about 170 km (105.6 mi) from Chennai on the Chennai-Kolkata national highway and about 453 km (281.5 mi) south east of Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh. It is located on the banks of the Penna river. Nellore is well known for its production of mica (gudur), lemon (gudur) and agricultural products such as rice and it is famous for temples like Sri Erukalala Parameswari Devi Temple known as Simhapuri(Nellore) Gramadevatha, Narasimha Swamy Konda, Jonnavada Kamakshi Ammavari temple, Ayyappa Temple, Golagamudi Venkaya Swami Temple, Rajarajeswari temple, PenchalaKona. Nellore is also known for aquaculture. It is one of the fastest developing cities in Andhra Pradesh

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple (Nellore), located on the banks of the Penna River, dates back to twelfth century.

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