Place:Proddatur, Andhra Pradesh, India

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NameProddatur
Alt namesProddatūrsource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-139
TypeCity or town
Coordinates14.75°N 78.567°E
Located inAndhra Pradesh, India
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Proddutur is the second largest town and an urban agglomeration in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh state in India. The urban agglomeration (metropolitan area) includes Proddatur town, Bollavaram, Gopavaram, Modameedipalle and Rameswaram. The town is referred to as the “Second Bombay” because of the volume of gold and cotton business that happens there and as "Second Mysore" because of the grand Dasara festival celebrations.

According to 2011 census, it has apopulation of more than 150,000 in the town and more than 200,000 in the metropolitan area. The town is a Grade I municipal corporation and is located away from the district capital, Kadapa.

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