This article has been extracted from
THE IMPERIAL GAZETTEER OF INDIA , 1908.
OXFORD, AT THE CLARENDON PRESS.
Note: National, provincial and district boundaries have changed considerably since 1908. Typically, old states, ‘divisions’ and districts have been broken into smaller units, units, and many tahsils upgraded to districts.Many units have since been renamed. Therefore, this article is being posted mainly for its historical value.
Town in the Ongole taluk of Guntur District, Madras, situated in 15 degree 49' N. and 79 degree 58' E., on the banks of the Gundlakamma river, 23 miles from the Ongole railway station. Population (1901), 7,230. It contains a ruined mud fort of about 79 acres in area, said to have been built or restored about A.D. 1400 by Haripaludu, son of Pratap Rudra.
The Mondapati family of Ongole ruled here two centuries ago. Addanki is the centre of an extensive pulse-growing and cattle-breeding country, with a large trade in grain, and is the head-quarters of a deputy-tasildar.