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Kurnool District is a district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India, located in the west-central part.The city of Kurnool is currently the headquarters of the district. Kurnool had served as the capital city of the state of former Andhra Pradesh from the year 1953 to 1956. The city of Kurnool is located on the southern banks of the river Handri and the river Tungabhandra.

 
 

 
The following are the Geographical and commercial details of Kurnool Circle :
 

         
  SNO DETAILS  
  1 Area in Sq. KM 17658  
  2 No. of Domestic Services 810116  
  3 No. of Non Domestic & Commercial Services 78518  
  4 No. of LT Industrial Services 6380  
  5 No. of Cottage Industries and Dhobighats Services 236  
  6 No. of Agricultural Services 122213  
  7 No. of P W S & Street Light Services 7539  
  8 No. of General Purpose  Services 5040  
  9 No. of Temporary Services 4  
  10 No. of LT Services 1030046  
  11 No. of HT Services 374  
  12 No. of 220 KV Substations 3  
  13 No. of 132 KV Substations 15  
  14 No. of 33/11 KV Substations 213  
  15 No. of Distribution Transformers 43552  
  16 No. of 11 KV Feeders 704  
  17 No. of 33 KV Feeders 74  
  18 No. of Divisions 4  
  19 No. of Sub-Divisions 19  
  20 No. of Sections 67  
  21 No. of ERO s / SUB-ERO s 10  
         

 

 
 

IMPORTANT PLACES

Mahanandi : Mahanandi Village in Kurnool, is situated to the east of Nallamala Hills. The nine nandis called as 'Navanandis' can be seen from the village. The Mahanandiswara Swamy Temple is the prime attraction of the village, belonging to the Chalukyan period. It is devoted to Lord Mahanandiswara, one of the forms of Lord Shiva. The festival of Magha Bhula Chaturdasi is celebrated here in the month of February or March and lasts for seven days.

Srisailam Dam : The Srisailam Dam is constructed across the Krishna River, at an elevation of about 300 m. The construction of the dam started in 1960 and was completed in 1981. The dam is among the 12 largest hydroelectric projects in India and has 12 radial crest gates.

Belum Caves : Belum Caves are situated in the vicinity of the Belum Village. These are considered as the second largest caves in the country, after the Meghalaya Caves. The caves have three cavities, amongst which the central cavity serves as the entrance to the caves. These have numerous chambers, fresh water galleries and passages. The natural artworks formed by stalagmite and stalactite can be seen in the caves.The musical chamber, simhadwaram, patalaganga, mandapam, meditation hall and banyan tree hall are the main sections of these caves. Patalganga is considered as the deepest section of the Belum Caves. The Government of India declared the Belum Caves as a 'Unique Eco-Tourism Project.

Rivers : The important rivers that flow in the Kurnool district are Tungabhadra ,The Hundri and Neeva,Krishna and Pennar.

District Climate : The climate is tropical with temperatures ranging from 26 °C to 45 °C in the summer and 12 °C to 31 °C in the winter. The average annual rainfall is about 30 inches (762 mm).