About Secunderabad


It is extremely beneficial to know about Secunderabad before traveling to the city. This beautiful city near Hyderabad in the southern part of India is situated at the intersection of 17?45? North Latitude and 78?5? East Longitude. The total area of the city is 259 square kilometers.

History of Secunderabad reveals that the British had established the city sometime in the 18th century. With a high literacy rate of more than 70%, the city has a total population of much about 4 lakhs, according to the 2001 Census. The languages commonly used are Telegu, Urdu, Hindi and English.

The important areas of Secunderabad are Park Lane, MG Road, Rashtrapathi Road, Trimulgherry and Swapnalok Complex. These are the city's business sectors, where most of the hotels and shopping malls are located.

Secunderabad Attractions



Attractions in Secunderabad include St.Mary's Church, AP State Museum, Charminar, Birla Mandir, Victorian Prison, Nehru Zoological Park, Salar Jung Museum, Trimulgherry Fort, Trinity Church, and Golconda Fort.

Secunderabad Weather



Secunderabad has an equatorial climate through out the year. Thus summers are too hot and winters are pleasant. The temperature and humidity during the summer months remain high while during winters a mild climate prevails.

Tourists mostly visit the city during winter months. South Central Indian Railways connect Secunderabad with the rest of the country. To know about Secunderabad, one also needs to have an idea about the people and culture prevailing in the city. The forts and traditional architecture of the Mughals give a brief idea about the ancient culture. Tourists also enjoy the famous Hyderabadi cuisine in Secunderabad.

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