Kuppam is a citylocated in the Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh. Kuppam is a Municipality situated at a distance of 115.8 kilometers South-East of the Capital City of Karnataka, Bangalore, and 243 kilometers West of the Capital City of Tamil Nadu, Chennai. The name 'Kuppam' Means aconfluence or meeting place.Kuppam city is the Mandal Headquarters of Kuppam Mandal in the Kuppam Revenue Division. Kuppam is known for its granite quarries and factories and is also called the Granite City of Andhra Pradesh. A type of granite ‘KuppamGreen’is named after Kuppam City, as this variety is plentifully found in this area. The granite of Kuppam is very famous and highly in demand and is often exported to foreign countries.The official and most widely spoken language of this Kuppam is Telugu. However, many natives in this area also speak Tamil. Being the neighboring state of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, locals of Kuppam citycan understand and speak Tamil as well as Kannada also.