B.Kothakota Mandal

B.Kothakota is a town and mandal in the Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh in India. B.Kothakota is surrounded by a belt of green landscape and is famous for peanuts and groundnuts along with its processing and export of them. Nearby villages include Beerangi and Sankarapuram. Sankarapuram is renowned for the story of a (famously) insane man named Sankaraiah who died there in the early 1980s. The villagers built him a grave and a temple and it was funds from the temple that were used to build a junior college.

Also lying within the boundaries of the mandal is Andhra Ooty, called Horsley Hills. It is near the green city known asBengaluru and the devotional city of Tirupathi. Panchayat people are trying to make this village a municipality.

The biggest town in it is Taluk Tamballa Palli, a mandal headquarters in the Chittoor district, situated on the south-west side of Thirupathi. The famous hill resort Horley Hills is situated in this mandal. In this town there is a population of roughly 80,000. It is the nearest border to Karnataka from two directions through Gownipalli and Chelur. It is a border town well known for its agricultural and farm products. People, especially farmers from neighboring places like Chinthamani, Srinivaspura, Kadiri, and Madnapalle, mainly depend on this town for their agricultural farm needs. The main trade is tamarind, groundnut, paddy and gold jewelry.