The district derives its name from Chittoor, its headquarters town. It is located between the Northern Latitudes of 120-44’-42″ and 130-39’-21″ and between the Eastern Longitudes 780-2’-2″ and 790-41’52″. It is bounded on the east by Tirupati District of Andhra Pradesh and Tamilnadu State, on the west by Annamayya District and Karnataka State, on the North by Annamayya and Tirupati Districts of Andhra Pradesh and on the south by Tamilnadu State. It is with an area of 6859 Square Kilometers which accounts for 4.21 percent of the total area of the state. The general elevation of the mountainous part of the district is 2500 feet above sea level. The Chennai & Bangalore cities are located in 150 Kms. and 165 Kms. respectively to Chittoor Town. The District has good business and marketing for Mango, Tomato and Other Products.