Place:Gudur, Andhra Pradesh, India

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NameGudur
Alt namesGūdūrsource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-66
TypeCity or town
Coordinates14.167°N 79.85°E
Located inAndhra Pradesh, India
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Gudur is the Second largest town and municipality in Nellore District in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. Gudur is the largest division in Nellore and a very old municipality. The mica belt around Gudur is considered the 2nd largest in the country. The mica deposits are located in a 1000sq.km. area surrounding Gudur.

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Alaganatha Swamy temple is a famous temple here. Later the town developed around this temple. It is the largest temple in Gudur. The Satavahanas, Cholas, Pallavas, Telugu Cholas, Kakatiyas, Vijayanagara kings, and Golkonda Nawabs ruled this area. The town is also linked with the history of Venkatagiri (ruled by the Yachendra family), which is close by, 42 km from Gudur.

Shridi Sai baba Temple, Narasingarao pet, Gudur, is an old temple, constructed at 1938, constructed upon the advice of baba.

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