Location and area:
This area is located 23 KM to the north east of Madhuguri town (Karnataka) and about 20 KM to the west of Hindupur town (Andhra Pradesh).
Geographical co-ordinates: The area lies between Latitude 77 18' - 77 20' E
Longitude 13 44' - 13 16' N
Maidenahalli watch tower co-ordinates: 13 44' 20'' N and 77 19' 41'' E
Here is Maidenahalli / Jayamangali area on google maps:
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The mean altitude is 650 metres above sea level.
The climate varies greatly according to the seasons. The temperature varies between a minimum of 8 degree centigrade in winter to a maximum of 43 degree centigrade in summer.
The rainy season is from late June to mid-October. The average of rainfall is approximately 30 to 35 cm.