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Eluru, previously called as Ellora city, is located in West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh and is about 65 km northeast of Vijayawada. It is a district administrative center and is situated at the junction of the Krishna and Godavari canal systems. Eluru remained as a part of the Buddhist Kingdom called Vengi and was ruled by Chalukya, Kalinga, and Gajapathi dynasties.

Situated on the border of the Kolleru Lake, Eluru is a place of historical importance. A number of historical monuments are seen in and around Eluru. It is also a hub of commercial activities such as carpet making, tanning and textile manufacturing. Dwaraka Tirumala, an important pilgrim center is located nearby.

Eluru Railway Station is on the Vijayawada-Visakhapatnam line.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: West Godavari
Location: Eluru

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