||It has been suggested that Eguvaramagiri be merged into this article. (Discuss) Proposed since March 2017.|
|• Total||30.17 km2 (11.65 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
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. It is located near the state border with Karnataka. The Hill Fort in the village is one of the centrally protected monumemts of national importance.
Madakasira is located at  It has an average elevation of 676 metres (2221 ft). The height of the Madakasira hill is 2936 feet from the Sea Level. Around Madagasira there are numerous isolated Peaks and Rocky Clusters which are devoid of any vegetation. Madakasira town is cooler compared to the climate of elsewhere in Anantapur District, hence aptly known as Ooty of Anantapur District..
There are more than 20 villages in the Madakasira Mandal, they are Halukur, Amidalagondi, Eguva Ramagiri, Maruvapalli, E Achampalli, Kothalam, Chandakacherela, Gowdanahalli, R Anantapuram, Chatram, Mallinayakkanahalli, Madakasira, Melavoi, Govindapuram, Jadrahalli, Karesankanahalli, Yerrabommanahalli, Upperlahalli, Haresamudram, Bullasamudram, Manur, Kallumarri, C Kodigapalle and Thirumaladevarahalli. Mandals in this Assembly region are Madakasira, Amarapuram, Rolla, Gudibanda and Agali.
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 town has recently constructed a very big Shirdi Sai Baba Temple 
- 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 - 4,972 and Girls – 4,739)
- Total Literates: 34,125
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- Fallingrain genomics. Madakasira
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- Madakasira mandal at Our Village India.org