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Anchetty Durgam Fort, Tamil Nadu
Anchetty Durgam Fort is located in the district of Krishnagiri in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
 
 Anchetty Durgam Fort, Tamil NaduAnchetty Durgam Fort is one of the popular monuments of Tamil Nadu. This ancient fort has historical significance and is also known as Anchettidurgam Fort.

Location of Anchetty Durgam Fort
The fortress is located in the present day Krishnagiri district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The geographical coordinates of the fortress are latitude 12.590 ° N and longitude 77.890 ° E.

History of Anchetty Durgam Fort
Anchetty Durgam Fort was occupied by Hyder Ali, the Dalwai or de facto ruler of the kingdom of Mysore, during the 18th century. Later his son Tipu Sultan of Mysore ruled over the fortress. However, the structure was seized and occupied by the army of the British East India Company in July 1791.

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