Districts of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh, one of India's largest states is spread over 2, 75,069 square kilometers and located between latitude 12° N and 22° N, and between longitude 77° E and 84° E.

The state touches boundaries with Chhattisgarh and Odisha in the north, and Tamil Nadu in the south. In the east, the state, with a coastline of 974 kilometers, is bounded by the Bay of Bengal , and in the west it forms a border with Maharashtra.

Andhra Pradesh is divided into 23 districts, each with a district headquarter. These districts fall into three distinct cultural and geographical regions in Andhra Pradesh- Telangana, Rayalaseema, and the coastal areas. The river Krishna divides Telangana and Rayalseema regions. Both these regions are part of the Deccan plateau. The coastal areas are part of the Eastern Ghats and are plains.

The capital of the state is at Hyderabad. Some of the district headquarters are Adilabad, Kakinada, Kurnool and Anantapur.

Adilabad District Map Anantpur District Map Chittoor District Map YSR District Map
Adilabad District MapAnantpur District MapChittoor District MapYSR District Map
   
East Godavari District Map Guntur District Map Hyderabad District Map Karimnagar District Map
East Godavari District MapGuntur District MapHyderabad District MapKarimnagar District Map
   
Khammam District Map Krishna District Map Kurnool District Map Vishakhapatnam District Map
Khammam District MapKrishna District MapKurnool District MapVishakhapatnam District Map
   
Mahbubnagar District Map Medak District Map Nalgonda District Map Nellore District Map
Mahbubnagar District MapMedak District MapNalgonda District MapNellore District Map
   
Nizamabad District Map Prakasam District Map Rangareddi District Map Srikakulam District Map
Nizamabad District MapPrakasam District MapRangareddi District MapSrikakulam District Map
   
Vizianagaram District Map Warangal District Map West Godavari District Map
Vizianagaram District MapWarangal District MapWest Godavari District Map


North Districts



The Telangana region has 10 districts, which are: Hyderabad, Khammam, Adilabad, Mahbubnagar, Karimnagar, Nalgonda, Medak, Rangareddy, Warangal, and Nizamabad. Nalgonda district has the largest area in the state and Khammam district has a sizable tribal population. Karimnagar is an agriculture center, while Hyderabad district which has the state capital is one of the urban centers. The rural areas around Hyderabad are included in Ranga Reddy district.

South Districts



Four districts in the south of the state are considered part of the Rayalseema region. These are Kurnool, Anantapur, YSR, and Chittoor. YSR district has scarce rainfall and is drought prone. Chittoor district has hilly areas.

Coastal Districts



The nine districts of Vizianagaram, Srikakulam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Vishakhapatnam, Guntur, Krishna, Nellore, and Prakasam are coastal areas. The port city Vishakhapatnam is the second largest city in the state and also the headquarters of Vishakhapatnam district. Krishna district, one of the best connected districts has one of the busiest rail junctions of the country at Vijaywada. Guntur district, with a population of 4,889,230 is the most populous in the state.

Last Updated on : 30 March 2013