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chittoor

city, southern Andhra Pradesh state, southern India. Situated 80 miles (130 km) west-northwest of the city of Madras, the city is a road and trade centre; rice and oilseed milling are the main industries. The bulk of Indian steatite (soapstone) comes from the nearby hills

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