About Dharmavaram

Dharmavaram


Located at a distance of 47 kms from Anantapur, Dharmavaram is a small city that is well-connected both by rail and road. Dharmavaram Municipality had been formed on 1 April 1964 as a Grade–III municipality. It was later upgraded to Selection Grade. The city  has a jurisdictional area of 42.50 km2 and features 40 election wards. Each of these wards are represented by a ward member and the ward committee, which is headed by a chairperson. As per the 2011 census,  it had a population of 121,874 with 62,250 males, 59,624 females –a sex ratio of 958 females per 1000 males, higher than the national average of 940 per 1000 and average literacy rate of 71.07%.   

History and Geography of Dharmavaram

It has derived its name from 'Dharmamba', which also means the the mother of 'Sri Kriyasakthi Odeyar’. She had also constructed the local Dharmavaram tank.  Dharmavaram is located at 14.43°N 77.72°E and has an average elevation of 345 metres, which is about 1131 feet.

Art and Culture of Dharmavaram

Leather and weaving industry- The city is best known for its rich silk and cotton weaving industry along with leather puppets. Their sarees are popular all across the world. The handloom industry here produces different materials, like cotton, tussar silk, cotton silk, etc. The classic make of these sarees includes broad borders, adorned by brocaded gold patterns. They do not follow any colour contrast and the Dharmavaram saris comprise heavy 'pallus' with exclusive designs. It is one of the best suggested places to shop for ethnic and stylish saris in the country. There are many local production houses here that allow you to go in and see the weaving process. The thriving leather industry here is basically for puppets and other export materials.

Tourism in Dharmavaram

Sri Lakshmi Chennakeshwara Temple - Another popular attraction here is Sri Lakshmi Chennakeshwara Temple that is best known for its architectural brilliance and for the perennial waterspout and pillars. These are known to produce seven different musical notes when struck. There is also a storied tower, extensive enclosures and an entrance to this temple.

Shopping in Dharmavaram

Here are some places to lay your hand on the exclusive sarees and materials from the city-

Alankar Cltoh Store,Main Bazar
Main Bazar, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 221825

Bombay Cloth Store, Slv Market
Slv Market, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 220571

Akbar Cloth Centre,Anjuman Circle

Anjuman Circle, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 225184

Bombay Cloth Store
Slv Market, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 220571

Chitanya Garments,Kalajyothi Circle

Kalajyothi Circle, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 220586

Alankar Cloth Store
Main Bazar, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 221825

Akbar Cloth Centre, Anjuman Circle
Anjuman Circle, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 225184

Eeranala Handlooms, Gandhi Nagar
Gandhi Nagar, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 225538

Kalanikethan Textiles And Garments, Prt Circle

Prt Circle, Gpr Building, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 223199

Chitanya Garments,Kalajyothi Circle

Kalajyothi Circle, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 220586

Eeranala Handlooms,Gandhi Nagar
Gandhi Nagar, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 225538

Parimala Vastralayam
Gandhi Street, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 222849

Krishna Murthy A Cloth Centre,Slv Market
Slv Market, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 220154

Lahari Fashions
Rs Road, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 09849977035

Laxmi Cloth Showroom, Prt Circle
Prt Circle, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 223693

Kalanikethan Textiles And Garments, Prt Circle
Gpr Building, Prt Circle, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 223199

Lahari Fashions
Rs Road, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 09849977035

Krishna Murthy A Cloth Centre
Slv Market, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 220154

Sri Seetha Lakshmi Silks, Main Bazar

Main Bazar, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 242485

Sri Vivekananda Textiles
Thogata Street, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 221053

Gokul Fashions, Prt Circle

Prt Circle, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 09866399433

Parimala Vastralayam
Gandhi Street, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 222849

Roja Verity Cloths
Rs Road, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 09849009117

Satya Sai Textiles
Thogata Street, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 220019

Maharani Textiles,Anjuman Circle
Anjuman Circle, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 220477

Kumar Shirts, Prt Circle
Prt Circle, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 224072

Rahath Selection,Anjuman Circle
Anjuman Circle, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 221606

Hanuman Silk Centre
Thogata Street, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone No:- 08559 240850

Hospitals and Nursing Homes in Dharmavaram


Devi Nursing Home
Address: Puttaparthi Road, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone: 8559-226070, 7799790771

Vasavi Clinic
Address: Main Road, Dharmavaram - 515671
Phone: 9440889945

Medical Stores of Dharmavaram


Sujatha Medical Store
12/175, Rs Road, Dharmavaram HO, Dharmavaram, Dharmavaram, Andaman And Nicobar Islands - 515671,India

Venu Medicals
Ntr Circle, Dharmavaram HO, Dharmavaram, Dharmavaram, Andaman And Nicobar Islands - 515671,India

Padma General Stores
Bus Stop, Railway Station Road, Dharmavaram HO, Dharmavaram, Dharmavaram, Andaman And Nicobar Islands - 515671,India

Police Station Near Dharmavaram


Anantpur Rural Police Station
Police Station Anantapur Rural, Anantapur - 515001
Phone: +(91)-8554-274304, 9440796812

Fire Station in Dharmavaram

Address: Sanjay Nagar, Kadiri Gate Road,
Shanthi Nagar, Dharmavaram, Andhra Pradesh 515672


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