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Chennur, Kadapa district

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—  Mandal/village  —
Location of Chennur
in Andhra Pradesh and India
Coordinates 14.5667°N 78.8000°E / 14.5667°N 78.8°E / 14.5667; 78.8Coordinates: 14.5667°N 78.8000°E / 14.5667°N 78.8°E / 14.5667; 78.8
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District(s) Kadapa
Subdistrict(s) Chennur
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)


Chennur, Kadapa district is a village and a mandal in Kadapa district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.[1]



Chennur is located at 14°34′00″N 78°48′00″E / 14.5667°N 78.8000°E / 14.5667; 78.8000.[2] It has an average elevation of 115 meters (380 feet). It is located probably 15 km away from the District Head Quarters Kadapa, on the way to Mydukur on NH-9.It is located on the banks of river Penna.


The following is the list of village panchayats in Chennur, Kadapa district mandal.


Chennur is famous for its culture, cultivation and industries as well.

Chennur is famous for Betal Leaves (Paan), Turmeric, Ground nut, Paddy (Rice) cultivation. The land having in this area is more sophisticated for producing any food products through cultivation.

So this area is very famous for Betal Leaves, Vegetables, Rice and Pumpet business. Nowadays it is growing its business in commersial Horticultural crops like Musk Melon, Mosambi (Sweet Lemon) and Mangoes.

Charity Foundations

There is a Charity Foundation named after one of Great Philanthropist from chennur Sri P.T. Veera Reddy.

Temples and Tourist places

Pushpagiri is a famous holy place where Chenna kesava swamy temple is located. The temple is on the banks of River Penna. Very near to Pushpagiri another great temple namely Sri Kasivisweswara Swamy temple is present, which is also very accient one. In ancient days Pushpagiri was called as "City of Temples", even today it is called as Southern Kaasi (Vaaranasi). Pushpagiri temples are placed under control of Archeological Department of India to protect the temples. Chennur is located with very good tourist places where the River view from the temple is amazing and entire family can enjoy by swimming and trecking the small hill behing it. This is nearly 9 km from chennur.

Kailasagiri Kona is located near Balasingapalli village. Here we can see a temple of Lord Shiva. More than 100 years back it was built by late Sri Palle Gangaiah of Kanuparthy village. It is also a famous temple near chennur. Kailasagiri is a small hill where Lord shiva is honoured and here the Penna River is passing in Norh-South direction like Pushpagiri and Kaasi (Vaaranasi), hence it became very holy place. Tourists can visit another temple of Lord Shiva located in Kondapeta village and Hanuman temple located in Kanuparthy village and both are also very ancient temples.

Around Chennur in Chennur Mandal Dowlathapuram, Kondapeta, Kanuparthy, Balasingayapalli, Upparapalli, Kokkarayapalli, Ramanpalli, Obulampally, Mundlapally, Rachinaaya Pally, Chinna Maachu palle and Buddaya palle villages are situated.

Sugar Factory

The other place near chennur is the village by name Dowlathapuram(so called Sugar Factory) where the Govt. Sugar Factory Located. It is nearly 3 to 4 km from chennur.


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