Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh is one of the oldest state of India and was created by combining the old princely state of Hyderabad with the Telgu-speaking portions of the former state of Madras.
Most of this large state stands on the high Deccan plateau, sloping down to the low -lying coastal region to the east where the mighty Godavri and Krishna rivers meet Bay of Bengal in wide deltas. The capital Hyderabad, is naturally a magnet for its Muslim heritage, as well as the nearby Golconda Fort and Qutb Shahi tombs .and also there are the impressive ruins of Kakatiya kingdom at Warangal, commented on by Marco Polo, and the Buddhist sites of Nagarjunakonda and Amaravathi, as well as the beautiful Kanaka Durga Temple at Vijayawada, and the famous temple complex of Tirumala in the state's extreme south east.

Andhra pardesh general info

Capital Hyderabad.
Area 275,068 Sq. Km.
District: 23
Climet. Hot and humid.
Rivers Krishna and Godavari.
Languages Telugu, Urdu, Hindi and English.
Season Mid-October to mid-March
By Air The capital city of Hyderabad is well connected to most major Indian cities and some overseas. The airport is at Begumpet, 8 kms north of Abids. Other important airports of the state include Tirupati, Vijayawada, and Vishakhapatnam.
By Bus Several bus stands in Hyderabad, the main one is the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) Hyderabad. From these bus stands, one can find buses to all corners of the state and some important locations of neighboring states. Most private buses have their offices at Nampally High Road. Vishakhapatnam is the major port of the state, while Kakinada, Machilipattnam, Bheemunipattnam, Krishnapattnam, Vadarevu and Kalingapatnam are the minor ports

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