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Madakasira is located in Andhra Pradesh
Madakasira is located in India
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
 • Total 30.17 km2 (11.65 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 73,222
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
 • Official Telugu
 • Unofficial Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 515 xxx
Telephone code 91–8493
Vehicle registration AP
Website Madakasira website

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.[2][3] 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.[4]


Madakasira is located at 13°56′13″N 77°16′10″E / 13.9369°N 77.2694°E / 13.9369; 77.2694.[5] 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.[citation needed]

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.[citation needed]

Historical places[edit]

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 [6]


The medium of education is Telugu and English, Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University's College of Agricultural Engineering is there in Madakasira town Near Rangapuram Gate, Penukonda Road.


There are 120 Yadav dominated villages in the Madakasira assembly constituency.[7]

Indian census, 2001, the demographic details of Madakasira mandal is as follows:[8]

  • 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


  1. ^ "Municipalities, Municipal Corporations & UDAs" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "List of Sub-Districts". Census of India. Archived from the original on 2007-05-14. Retrieved 2007-05-29. 
  3. ^ "Anantapur District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. p. 415. Retrieved 6 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "Centrally Protected Monuments". Archeological Survey of India. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  5. ^ Fallingrain genomics. Madakasira
  6. ^ Sewell, Robert (1882). Lists of the antiquarian remains in the Presidency of Madras. Printed by E. Keys, at the Government Press. Retrieved 13 March 2011. 
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  8. ^ Madakasira mandal at Our Village