Nellore is a city located in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is the headquarters of the Potti Srimamulu Nellore District, formerly Nellore district. It is of strategic commercial importance as it lies between the cities of Vijayawada and Chennai. It is located on the banks of the Pennar river.
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple (Nellore), located on the banks of the Penner River, dates from the 12th century.