Nellore is located on the banks of Penna River and is the fourth most populous city in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The city had an important role in the emergence of the
Hinduism is majority religion in Nellore city with 78.72 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Nellore with approximately 19.03 % following it. In Nellore city, Christinity is followed by 1.59 %, Jainism by 0.40 %, Sikhism by 0.06 % and Buddhism by 0.06 %.
Telugu is the lingua franca of Nellore. The city played a pivotal role in the evolution of this language. English, Tamil and Urdu are also spoken in the city.
The climate of Nellore city is a typical tropical maritime climate, with hot, humid summers and mild winters. April and May are the hottest months and the hot conditions generally last until the end of the June,
This period gives about 60 percent of the city’s annual rainfall. Cyclones are common in the city during this period, causing floods and havoc.