Kurnool District is a territory in the province of Andhra Pradesh. India. located in the west-central portion of the province on the southern Bankss of the Tungabhadra and Handri rivers. The town of Kurnool is presently the central office of the territory. It had a population of 3. 529. 494 of which 23. 16 % were urban as of 2001. In 12th century AD. the Odder. who carted rocks for the building of the temple at Alampur. Mahaboobnagar District. on the left bank of the River Tungabhadra. used the site where the town now stands as a halting topographic point before traversing the Tungabhadra.
They greased their cart wheels with oil supplied by local oil merchandisers and called the topographic point ‘Kandanavolu’ which in class of clip came to be known as Kurnool. Of historical involvement are the ruins of a royal garrison dating back to the mediaeval land of Vijayanagar. which flourished from the 14th to the sixteenth century. Several Iranian and Arabic letterings which throw visible radiation on assorted facets of historical involvements are found here. In Kurnool there are 52 dargahs ( shrines ) located around the Tungabhadra and Hundri rivers. A really celebrated and drawn-out K.
C. Canal starts in Kurnool and ends in Cuddapah. It is about 300 kilometres long. In Kurnool metropolis there are a figure of ancient temples. churches and mosques. Kurnool metropolis. known as the gateway to the Rayalaseema. on N. H. 7 ( Kanyakumari to Varanasi ) on the Bankss of the Rivers Thungabhadra and the Hundri was the capital of the first lingual province in free India. Andhra State from 1 Oct. 1953 to 31 Oct. 1956. As such it has some historical edifices. Kurnool has freedom combatants like Vuyyalawada Narsimha Reddy. Gadicharla Harisarvothama Rao.
Zilla Grandhalaya Samstha ( ZGS ) and the District Central Libray ( DCL ) . Kurnool. edifice near the old Bus base is named ‘GADICHARLA HARISARVOTHAMA RAO SMARAKA BHAVANAMU” . It is the 2nd territory. apart from Nellore ( Bejawada Gopal Reddy ‘Andhra state’ & A ; Nedurumalli Janardhan Reddy ) . which has contributed two Chief Curates to Andhra Pradesh: Damodaram Sanjeevaiah ( 1st dalit Chief Minister of India and A. P ) . Kotla Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy 10th Indian Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha rao was elected as member of parliament from Nandyal constituency with over 6 hundred thousands ( 600. 000 ) bulk. a universe record.