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Not to be confused with Somalia.
Nickname(s): Somala
Somala is located in Andhra Pradesh
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 13°28′00″N 78°49′00″E / 13.4667°N 78.8167°E / 13.4667; 78.8167Coordinates: 13°28′00″N 78°49′00″E / 13.4667°N 78.8167°E / 13.4667; 78.8167
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Chittoor
Named for Tomato, Mango, Rice
Talukas Punganur
 • Total 1.5 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
 • Total 6,142
 • Density 4,100/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 517257
Telephone code 08583
Vehicle registration Ap 03

Somala is a small town and a Mandal in Chittoor district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. [1]


Somala is located at 13°28′00″N 78°49′00″E / 13.4667°N 78.8167°E / 13.4667; 78.8167.[2] It has an average elevation of 610 meters (2004 feet). [3]


  1. ^ "List of Sub-Districts". Census of India. Retrieved 2007-04-12. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Somala
  3. ^ Somala word originated from Tamil. So mean beautiful ( sundaram ), mla mean hills called beautiful hills. Somala located in beautiful hills. Pedda Upparapalli located in Somala the forest of Upparapalli bamboo grows widely. We can see the fort called Durgam konda. These is the place where we can find Elephants very frequently. There is no bus transport till 5km. One of the biggest statue of lord anjaneya we can see to wars Tirupati road in Somala. It is one of the best climate to live. People mainly grows Tomato, Sugar cane, Rice, vegetables and groundnuts.