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Location in Andhra Pradesh, India

Coordinates: 13°56′13″N 77°16′10″E / 13.9369°N 77.2694°E / 13.9369; 77.2694Coordinates: 13°56′13″N 77°16′10″E / 13.9369°N 77.2694°E / 13.9369; 77.2694

Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Anantapur
Talukas Madakasira
Population (2001)
 • Total 73,222
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 515301
Telephone code 918493

Madakasira is a town with a population 19,432 in 2001 and also a mandal in Anantapur district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.[1] It is located near the state border with Karnataka.

Historical places

There are many historical places near Madakasira related to Lord Shiva and numerous other temples and inscriptions.In Madakasira you can find a very big hill with a fort and a temple on its top build by Vijayanagara Samrajam.The height of the Madakasira hill is 2936 feet from the Sea Level. Madakasira town is quite cool compare to the climate of Anantapur District. The town is known as Ooty of Anantapur District. Mandals in this Assembly segment are Madakasira, Amarapuram, Rolla, Gudibanda and Agali. There are 20 villages in the Madakasira Mandal, they are Amidalagondi, Kothalam, Chandakacherela, Gowdanahalli, Anantapuram, Chatram, Mallinayakkanahalli, Madakasira, Melavoi, Govindapuram, Jadrahalli, Karesankanahalli, Yerrabommanahalli, Upperlahalli, Haresamudram, Bullasamudram, Manur, Kallumarri, C Kodigapalle and Thirumaladevarahalli. There are numerous isolated Peaks and Rocky Clusters which are devoid of any vegetation. The town has recently constructed a very big Shirdi Sai Baba Temple. Lots of devotees visit this Temple every day.[2]


Madakasira is located at 13°56′13″N 77°16′10″E / 13.9369°N 77.2694°E / 13.9369; 77.2694.[3] It has an average elevation of 676 metres (2221 ft).


The medium of education is in Telugu and English, but the language of communication in the Madakasira constituency is Kannada because of it shares three sides of the geographical border with Karnataka.


There are 120 Yadav dominated villages in the Madakasira assembly constituency.[4] Indian census, 2001, the demographic details of Madakasira mandal is as follows:[5]

  • Total Population: 73,222 in 15,413 Households.
  • Male Population: 37,344 and Female Population: 35,878
  • Children Under 6-years of age: 9,709 (Boys - 4,970 and Girls - 4,739)
  • Total Literates: 34,120


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