Venkata (hill)

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Venkata
Venkatadri, Venkatachalam
Venkatadri is located in India
Venkatadri
Venkatadri
Location of Venkata hill in India
Highest point
Elevation853 m (2,799 ft) [1]
Coordinates13°40′59.7″N 79°20′49.9″E / 13.683250°N 79.347194°E / 13.683250; 79.347194Coordinates: 13°40′59.7″N 79°20′49.9″E / 13.683250°N 79.347194°E / 13.683250; 79.347194
Geography
LocationTirumala, Andhra Pradesh, India
Parent rangeSeshachalam Hills, Eastern Ghats

The Venkata hill (853 m) is part of the Seshachalam Hills, located in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India. Also known as Venkatadri or Venkatachalam, it is one of the seven peaks of the Tirumala Hill located in the temple town of Tirumala. The popular Tirumala Venkateswara Temple is located on this hill. It is dedicated to the Hindu god Venkateswara, a form of Vishnu, also known as Tirupati or Balaji.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tourist Guide to Andhra Pradesh. Sura Books. p. 21. ISBN 978-81-7478-176-5.