Ongole

Ongole

Ongole (.mw-parser-output .IPA-label-small{font-size:85%}.mw-parser-output .references .IPA-label-small,.mw-parser-output .infobox .IPA-label-small,.mw-parser-output .navbox .IPA-label-small{font-size:100%}Telugu pronunciation: [oŋɡoːlu]) is a city in Prakasam district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the headquarters of Prakasam district.[5][6] It is famous for Ongole cattle, an indigenous breed of oxen.[7] Prakasam district is named in honour of Tanguturi Prakasam, freedom fighter and the first chief minister of Andhra state. It was formerly called Ongole district.