Host City Of Eluru

About Eluru:

Eluru is a city and the district headquarters of Eluru district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The city is on the Tammileru river. The city is well known for its wool-pile carpets and hand-woven products. As of 2011 Census of India, the city had a population of 214,414. Its history dates to the second century CE.

Historical Background

The history of Eluru dates back to the second century CE and has great prominence in the history of Andhra. Vengi near Eluru was the capital of Andhra from the second century to the twelfth century, ruled by Salankayanas, Vishnukudinas, and Eastern Chalukyas. Vengi was the capital city of Andhradesa for more years than any other city in Andhra Pradesh. Eluru was part of the Buddhist kingdom of Vengi. .


Salankayana ruled from the third century CE to the fifth century CE. They were known as Salankayana after the Gotra name and were the feudatories of Ikshvakus. They ruled near the Vengi area, with Vengi (Eluru) as the capital.


Eluru was a major city of the Vishnukundinas. Vishnukundin reign might be fixed between the end of the Salankayana and the rise of the Eastern Chalukyan power in 624 AD.

Eastern Chalukyas:

Eastern Chalukyas, or Chalukyas of Vengi, were a dynasty of South India whose kingdom was in the present day Andhra Pradesh. Their capital was Vengi near Eluru and their dynasty lasted around 500 years from the seventh century until c. 1130 C.E. he Vengi kingdom merged with the Chola empire. The Vengi kingdom continued to brutheEastern Chalukyas (Eastern Chalukyan kings)until 1189 C.E.

Modern history:

Salabat Jung, the fourth Nizam of Hyderabad, granted, in 1753, the region including Eluru to the French East India Company. But, the French were forced to transfer it to the British within a few years. During British rule, Eluru was a military station and the capital of the Northern Circars, a division of the Madras Presidency.

The District of Rajahmundry was created in 1823. It was reorganized in 1859 and was bifurcated into Godavari and Machilipatnam districts. Eluru was a part of Machilipatnam district after the division of the Northern Circars. In 1859, it was included in the Godavari district; later, it was made a part of the Krishna district. During British rule, Rajahmundry was the headquarters of the Godavari district, which was further bifurcated into East Godavari and West Godavari districts in 1925. When the Godavari district was divided, Eluru became the headquarters of West Godavari.

In early December 2020, a mystery illness in Eluru killed one person and more than 400 were hospitalised. Preliminary results indicate the cause to be water and milk contaminated by Lead and


Eluru experiences hot and humid climate due to its proximity to the shore of Bay of Bengal. It has an average annual temperature of 28.2 °C (82.8 °F). May is the hottest and December is the coolest month of the year. Temperature crosses 40 °C (104 °F) in summer. July receives most precipitation and annually the city receives an average rainfall of 992 mm (39.1 in).


How To Reach Eluru by Air:
Eluru Air

You can travel from Chennai to Vijayawada by booking a flight. The total flight time between Chennai & Vijayawada is around 1hr 15mins. The price of the flight ticket is approximately Rs 1180. You can reach Eluru from Vijayawada by travelling in a train. You can reach Eluru from Vijayawada by travelling in a train. Vijayawada to Eluru train takes approximately 0hr 46mins. You can catch a train from Vijayawada and get down at Eluru. The price of the train ticket is approximately Rs 95.

How To Reach Eluru by Train:
Eluru Train

You can reach Eluru from Hyderabad by travelling in a train. Hyderabad to Eluru train takes approximately 6 h 26 m. You can catch a train from Hyderabad and get down at Eluru. The price of the train ticket is approximately Rs. 228.

How To Reach Eluru by Bus:
Eluru Train

Travelling in a bus is one of the ways to reach Eluru from Hyderabad. The total journey between Hyderabad & Eluru takes around 7 h 28 m in a bus. The bus ticket price for the journey is approximately Rs.597.

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