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Presidency: Madras
Coordinates: 15.823205°N 78.040228°E
Altitude: 274 m (899 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Kurnool
State/Province: Andhra Pradesh
Country: South India
Transport links
Dhone-Kurnool State Railway, opened 1909
Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway network
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places of interest during the British period
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Kurnool is about 125 miles south-south-west of Hyderabad in the Deccan. It was the headquarters of the Kurnool District during the British period. Kurnool District was the location of a campaign in 1839 to suppress a revolt. There was a confrontation at the town of Kurnool and nearby Zorapore involving HM 13th Light Dragoons.

Spelling variants

Modern spelling: Kurnool
Variants: Karnul

Military history

Kurnool Campaign 1839
Affairs at Kurnool & Zorapoor

Refer also

List of Cemeteries-Kurnool District

External links

Kurnool Town Imperial Gazetteer
Kurnool District Wikipedia

Historical books online

  • Kurnool page 71, The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal Volume 68 1847. The cantonment was classified as one of the "Stations on the Table Lands"
  • Manual of the Kurnool District In the Presidency of Madras by Narahari Gopalakrishnamah Chetty (Comp.) 1886 Archive.org. Mirror of a file at Kerala State Central Library Rare Books Online.