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Andhra Pradesh is a state located in Southern India. It shares its boundaries with Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Telangana and Odisha to the north, Tamil Nadu in the south, the Bay of Bengal to the east, and Karnataka in the west. Andhra Pradesh is the fourth largest state by area and the fifth largest state by population in India.

Hyderabad is the shared capital of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The city is famous for its rich cultural heritage. Vijayawada bears testimony to the existence of old age Buddhist and Hindu civilizations and historical monuments. Puttaparthi and Tirumala are two holy religious hubs in the southern area of the state.

The state of Andhra Pradesh forms a part of the famous Deccan plateau and has the second-longest coastline of 972 km in India. Two major rivers traversing this plateau are the Krishna and Godavari Rivers. While running across the state, the two rivers create huge deltas prior to flowing into the Bay of Bengal.

Andhra Pradesh is quite rich in minerals and holds the 2nd position in the nation in terms of its mineral resources. The important industries in Andhra Pradesh include Biotechnology, Information Technology, Business Management, Pharmaceuticals, and Construction and Real Estate.

The official language of the state is Telugu and Urdu is the co-official language. Some other languages which are often spoken in Andhra Pradesh are Tamil, Oriya, Marathi, Kannada and Hindi. Telugu people are the main ethnic group in the state, they are primarily Dravidians.

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A map of Andhra Pradesh shows that the state is made up of 13 districts. Given below are the names of all these districts in Andhra Pradesh and important information about these districts:

DistrictDistrict CodePopulation (2011)HeadquartersArea (km�)Total FemaleTotal Male
AnantapurAN4083315Anantapur1913020183872064928
ChittoorCH4170468Chittoor1515220869632083505
East GodavariEG5151549Kakinada1080725821302569419
GunturGU4889230Guntur1139124481022441128
KadapaCU2884524Kadapa1535914303881454136
KrishnaKR4529009Machilipatnam872722683122260697
KurnoolKU4046601Kurnool1765820065002040101
NelloreNE2966082Nellore1307614728281493254
PrakasamPR3392764Ongole1762616800291712735
SrikakulamSR2699471Srikakulam583713590411340430
VishakhapatnamVS4288113Vishakhapatnam1116121472412140872
VizianagaramVZ2342868Vizianagaram653911809551161913
West GodavariWG3934782Eluru774219715981963184


A district magistrate is appointed to govern each district in the state.

Andhra Pradesh State Information

CapitalHyderabad
Date of forrnation1st Nov 1956
GovernorE.S.L. Narasimhan
Chief MinisterN.Chandrababu Naidu
Tourist attractionsAraku Valley and Borra Caves in Vishakhapatnam, Nagarjuna Konda in Nagarjunasagar, Amaravati in Vijaywada, Lord Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati
FestivalsSivaratri, Pongal, Vinayak Chaviti
Major dance and music formsKuchipudi, Bhamakalpam, Dappu
Arts and craftsKalamkari cotton, the Nakashis of Cheriyal village paint vibrantly coloured scrolls.
LanguagesTelegu, Urdu, English
Size160,205 sq km
Population4,93,78,776
RiversGodavari, Krishna, Penneru, Kunder, Palleru, Cheyyeru, Charavati, Sarada, Nagavati
State animalBlackbuck
State birdIndian roller
State flowerWater lily
State treeNeem
Major cropsJowar, rice, bajra


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Last Updated on: 04/10/2013