Nandikotkur

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Nandikotkur
town
Nandikotkur is located in Andhra Pradesh
Nandikotkur
Nandikotkur
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 15°52′00″N 78°16′00″E / 15.8667°N 78.2667°E / 15.8667; 78.2667Coordinates: 15°52′00″N 78°16′00″E / 15.8667°N 78.2667°E / 15.8667; 78.2667
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Kurnool
Elevation 292 m (958 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 40,210
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website Nandikotkur Municipality

Nandikotkur is a town and mandal in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Nandikotkur is located at 15°52′00″N 78°16′00″E / 15.8667°N 78.2667°E / 15.8667; 78.2667.<ref>Falling Rain Genomics.Nandikotkur</ref> It has an average elevation of 292 meters (961&nbsp;feet). The nearest river is Krishna river.

Nandikotkur is a mandal (equivalent to County or borough), located 27&nbsp;km from Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh. It serves as a major transit point connecting important cities like Kurnool and Guntur. The route to Srisailam from Kurnool also traverses through Nandikotkur. The legend says that Nandikotkur is surrounded by nine nandi statues (bulls) and hence this place was earlier called NavaNandikotkur and now this is called Nandikotkur. Handri Neeva Canal which provides irrigation water to Kurnool, Anantapur, Kadapa and Chittoor districts starts from Nadikotkur Mandal only. Sangamaheshwaram the place where seven rivers meet is located around 12&nbsp;km from Nandikotkur.

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