Ananthapur is a beautiful city located in Andhra Pradesh. It is also a municipal corporation, and district headquarters of Ananthapur district in the state. It is located on NH-7 and had been the headquarters of the "Datta Mandalam" (Rayalaseema and Bellary districts) in the year 1799. If one is curious to know more about its history, other facts about are also worth noting. The first collector of the district was Sir Thomas Manro and the region was also of strategic importance during the Second World War, for the British Army.
While in Ananthapur, the travellers can visit the various historic places, eateries and significant landmarks. One can also delight ones taste buds with sumptuous meals served in the city at various restaurants. One can also find a comfortable lodging to stay easily as there are many hotels in the city. Getting around the city is also not difficult as it is well-connected by the roads.
Anantapur houses a total population of 500,000 people.
The main language of the city is Telgu and knowing only English would not suffice for a traveller in the city.