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About Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh 

is one among the28 states of India and the fifth largest state by population and fourth largest by area. It state was formed on 1st November 1956. This is the only state along with Tamil Nadu which was separated on language basis. The main spoken language in

Andhra Pradesh 



Other languages spoken in AP are Urdu, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada, and Oriya. Literally speaking, all sects of people stay live in

Andhra Pradesh 

like Punjabis, Marathis etc. So it can be said that all the languages spoken in India are heard in Andhra Pradesh. It is surrounded by Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Orissa in the north, the Bay of Bengal in the east, Tamil Nadu in the south and Karnataka in the west.

History of Andhra Pradesh:

Andhra Pradesh 

since its formation was separated into 3 regions consisting of a total of 23 districts. They are



Raayala Seema


Coastal Andhra

(Kona Seema). During Colonial Indian times, the Northern Circars was part of British Madras Presidency which eventually became Coastal Andhra region. The Nizams who ruled Hyderabad surrendered a few regions under their jurisdiction to the British which later was named Raayala Seema.

The state was gained by the people with the help of great leader Potti Sreeramulu, a freedom fighter who fasted unto death in 1952 protesting for a separate state. After his death in 1953, the central government announced the statehood and Kurnool was made the capital. Later the State Reorganization Act merged the Telugu-speaking people under one province and Hyderabad was made the capital of the state.

Geography and climate:

Andhra Pradesh 

has the second longest coastline in India which stretches over an area of 962 km. two major rivers Krishna and Godavari run in the state. Apart from these two other prominent rivers are Tungabhadra and Musi. The eastern half of Deccan Plateau extends in this state and parts of Eastern Ghats also are seen. Both these Eatern Ghats and Deccan Plateau have dense forest areas and vegetation which can be accounted to the state’s green heritage. The west and southwest regions of AP are semi-arid regions.

Andhra Pradesh 

The climate of depends on the monsoons that occur in the state. The beginning months January, February along with November and December witness winter season; summer prevails in the months of March, April, May, June, July; and rainfall is seen in the months of August, September and October. However global warming has drastically changed the order of seasons over the past two years due to which the state is suffering prolonged hot summers, extreme degree of winters (recorded an all time low of 6 °C in 2012) and lengthy rainfall as well. It is estimated by meteorological department of the center and state that in the coming years, the state might has to go through even more drastic changes in the cycle of seasons. 


Andhra Pradesh 

stands in 2nd position in Indian Union’s GSDP (Gross State Domestic Product) with a value of $123,560 billion in 2011 and $145,854 billion for the year 2012-2013. State’s major source of income comes from agriculture. The state produces Rice, sugarcane, cotton, chili pepper, mango, tobacco, crops used for vegetable oil production such as sunflower and peanuts are also very famous in

Andhra Pradesh 

. The state is the largest exporter of eco-friendly Jute fiber in India. Some multi irrigational projects are Godavari River Basin Irrigation Projects and Nagarjuna Sagar Dam. The service sector of the state is 43% and employs more than 20% of the work force. The state is also ranked 5th position in industrial development in India.


Andhra Pradesh’s  

tourism sector proudly boasts of the temples of the state. The state is famous for Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple in Tirupathi. Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam is the trust which manages the temple administration. Tirumala god is called the Richest God in the world. Other temples are Mallikarjuna Swamy temple (one of the 12 Jyothirlingas) and Bhramaramba temple (one of 18 Shakti Peethams) in Srisailam, Jogulaamba temple in Ahobilam, Ramappa Temple and Thousand Pillar Temple in Warangal, Lepakshi Temple, Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada, Venkateswara Temple in Dwaraka Tirumala in West Godavari, Surya temple in Arasavelli in Srikakulam and The Annavaram Satayannarayana Swami temple near Kakinada.

Temples: Birla Mandir | Peddamma Temple | Chote Hazrat ki Dargah | Mecca Masjid | Sanghi Temple | St. Joseph's CathedraChilkur Balaji temple

Parks: Public Garden | Sanjeevaiah park hyderabad | NTR Garden | Nehru Zoological park(Zoo Park) | Botanical Garden | Indira Park | Lumbini park |

Lakes: Gandipet lake | Hussain Sagar lake | Shamirpet lake | Himayat Sagar lake | Mir Alam tank | Durgam cheruvu(Secret Lake) | Saroor Nagar lake |

Historical Places: Charminar | Golconda Fort | Chowmahalla palace | Taramati Baradari | Qutub Shahi Tombs | Paigah Tombs |

Museums: Salar Jung Museum | AP State Archaeology Museum | Birla Science Museum |

Wild Life: KBR Park | Mahavir Harini Vanasthali National Park |

Andhra Pradesh 

There are many caves and sanctuaries worth visiting in . Some of the very famous tourist spots are The Borra Caves located in the Anatagiri Hills of the Eastern Ghats, near Vishakapatnam; The Papi Hills are located in Khammam district, near Bhadrachalam; The Belum Caves in Kurnool District; Horsley Hills a summer hill resort in

Andhra Pradesh 

; the Mallamma temple and the Rishi Valley School, Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary; and Araku Valley.


The transport system of state comprises of Road Ways, Rail Ways, Air Ways and Water Ways active across the state. APSTRC has made its way into Guinness Book of World Records for having largest fleet of vehicles on the road and also for covering the longest distance daily. Main bus stands in the state are MGBS (Mahatma Gandhi Bus Stand) in Hyderabad and Nehru Bus Stand in Vijayawada.

The state is the head quarters for South Central Railways located in Secunderabad, a twin city of Hyderabad. The East Coast Railways includes Srikakulam, Vijayanagaram and part of Vishakhapatnam city. Coming to Airways, the Hyderabad International Airport also known as

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport 

, is an international in Hyderabad which won WORLD’S NO 1 Airport award for two times in a row (2009 and 2010). Other national airports in the state are Visakhapatnam Airport, Vijayawada Airport, Rajahmundry Airport, and Tirupati Airport. The state government is planning to start new airports in Guntur, Ongole, Nellore, Warangal, Kadapa, Tadepalligudem, Kurnool, Karimnagar, Ramagundam and Kothagudem.

The state has two major ports at




and three minor ports at




, and


(Guntur). A private port is proposed and being developed at Gangavaram near Visakhapatnam. The state’s coastal area accounts to 950 km stretch of the total coast line in India.

Newspapers and Journals:

The following are the papers and journals being circulated all over the state: Eenadu, Sakshi, Andhra Bhoomi, Andhra Prabha, Islamic Voice(Telugu), Prajasakti, Suryaa, Vaartha, Namaste Telangana and Visaalandhra in Telugu language; Dhinakaran, Dhinamalar and Tamil murasu in Tamil language; Awam, Etemaad daily, The Munsif Daily and The Siasat Daily in Urdu language; Deccan Chronicle, Hindustan Times, The Business Line, The Economic Times, The Hindu, The New Indian Express and The Times of India.


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