About Nellore

Nellore the term Nelli in its is the from Tamil, it means Rice. Paddy is the main occupation here i Nellore.It is surrounded by neighbouring district prakasam, cuddapah, chitoor and bay of bengal towards East.

It is also known as Vikrama Simhapuri in early ages upto 13th Century.Nellore is identified by 2 identitites. One is the great Potti Sriramulu who was fasted until death for the seperate state of andhra pradesh which was under Madras Provency & SHAR ( Satish Dhawan Space Research Centre at Sullurpet. It is also believed that Aryas were first done adventurous here in nellore forest.

Few Great personalities from Nellore

Venkaiah Naidu (M.P) Janardhana Reddy (Chief Minister Of AP)
Bezewada Gopala Reddy
S.P Bala Subrahmanyam ( Singer)
M.S. Reddy ( Film Producer)
A.M Ratnam ( Film Producer)
Vanisree ( Actress)

Colleges & University

  • Vikrama Simhapuri University
  • jawahar Bharathi College
  • Naraayana Engineering College

Hospital In Nellore

  • Rich Hospitals, Pogathota
  • TB Hospital Nellore
  • Government Hospital,Dargamita
  • Baba Chest Hospital,Pogathota
  • Orthopaidic Speciality Hospital
  • Latha Matrinity Hospital

Places To Visit Nellore

  • Kamakshi Temple at Jonnawada
  • Narasimha Swamy Temple
  • Udayagiri Fort
  • Bhairavakona
  • Somasila Dam
  • Pulicat Lake