Nellore is a city of Andhra Pradesh and famous for its aqua culture and agriculture produce. It is counted as the 4th most populous city of the state and is precisely located on the coasts of Penner River. It is also a municipal corporation of Andhra Pradesh and administrative headquarters of Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore district.
It is located 168 km away from Chennai and 279 km away from Vijayawada. Nellore’s origin dates back to Mauryan Empire and had also been ruled by the great Ashoka in the 3rd century B.C. It is interesting to know that till 13th century, the city was called by the name "Vikrama Simhapuri".
The contemporary Nellore is one of popular travel destinations of Andhra Pradesh and also has many hotels and restaurants. The inlands of the city are well-connected by roadways and one can visit the various landmarks with ease. The male literacy rate in the city is 87.53% and female literacy rate in the city is 79.52%.