Cuddapah, city (1991 pop. 121,422), Andhra Pradesh state, S central India. It is a district administrative center and a market for peanuts, cotton, and melons. Paint and varnish are manufactured, and barite is processed. The city was part of the Chola empire (11th-15th cent.). Muslims conquered it in 1565, and the British took control in 1800.
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