Dharmavaram Municipality is 1st largest ULB in the Anantapuramu District of A.P. It is spread over an area of 40.45 Sq.Kms with a Population of 126958 (2011 Census). It is known for / famous for its Silk Sarees.
It is located 400 Kms from Capital city and 40 Kms from District Headquarters. It was established as 3rd Grade Municipality in the year 01-04-1964.
Climate and Rainfall
Dharmavaram Town, in general, has a tropical climate, winters last from November to February, while summers last from March to June. The Annual Rainfall is 473.30 mm, most of it received during the months of June to October – 2015.
The Population of the town which was 103400 in 2001 increased to 126958 in 2011 with an increase of 23 % in the last decade. The sex ration is 956 females per 1000 males. The literacy rate is 63.64 %. 36.15 % of the male population and 27.49 % of the female population are literate