About Andhra Pradesh
The satellite view and the map shows Andhra Pradesh, the Indian state along the southeastern coast of the Bay of Bengal. The state borders Maharashtra
, and Odisha
in the north, Tamil Nadu
in the south and Karnataka
in the west. In June 2014, the north-western portion of the state was separated to form the new state of Telangana
as its capital city.
Dwaraka Tirumala (Venkateswara Temple) is an ancient temple complex, a holy place, and a popular pilgrim center in Dwaraka Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh.
Photo: Courtesy of AP Tourism
Andhra Pradesh is known as the "Rice Bowl of India." It is India's fifth largest state, with an area
of 160,205 km², compared it is somewhat larger than Bangladesh
or slightly smaller than the US state of Wisconsin.
Andhra Pradesh is divided into 13 districts.
Andhra Pradesh has a population of estimated 54 million people (in 2019); spoken languages are Telugu and Urdu.
The largest city and capital of Andhra Pradesh was until June 2014 Hyderabad
The state's new capital has to be built. The planned city is in the process of being constructed on the southern banks of the Krishna river in around Amaravati, a small village in the Krishna and Guntur districts near Vijayawada, now the state's second largest city. Hyderabad remains de jure the capital of Andhra Pradesh until further notice.
The largest city and primary seaport of Andhra Pradesh is Visakhapatnam (Vizag), the city is also a popular tourist destination for its beach resorts.
The map shows Andhra Pradesh state with cities, towns, expressways, and main roads, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
: HYD) is situated near the village of Shamshabad, about 22 km (14 mi) south from Hyderabad.
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