A report on Andhra Pradesh

Telugu Thalli
Rajmahal of Chandragiri Fort
Gandikota fort view
Archaeological Museums map of Andhra Pradesh
Mangrove forest near Kakinada
Map of Andhra Pradesh
District court, Guntur
West Godavari district Collectorate complex, Eluru
Telugu Talli Statue near Kondareddy Buruju, Kurnool
Visakhapatnam is an important commercial hub of the state
Visakhapatnam skyline, overlooking seaport
Aerial View of Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL)
Isuzu Motors India manufacturing plant aerial view
Tech Mahindra Development Centre, Visakhapatnam
CELKON Manufacturing plant at Tirupati
Mangampet Barytes
Rayalaseema Thermal Power Station
Srisailam Hydel power project
Kondapalli Toys at a house in Vijayawada
Kuchipudi dance
Vegetarian Andhra meal, served on important occasions
Undavalli Caves, is a monolithic example of Indian rock-cut architecture and one of the finest testimonials to ancient viswakarma sthapathis.
Gandikota Canyon
Vijayawada-Guntur Expressway section of NH 16
NH 140 near Tirupati
Vijayawada railway station
Map of airports and airstrips of Andhra Pradesh
Map of seaports in Andhra Pradesh
Visakhapatnam seaport
A ship at the Visakhapatnam port
Map of universities in Andhra Pradesh
Agriculture University, Guntur
ICI Tirupati
SVU Admin Building
S V Agricultural College Tirupati
SPA Vijayawada
Satish Dhawan Space Centre [SDSC], Sriharikota, Nellore
Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam
Andhra Pradesh topographical map
Krishna River at Srisailam
Srikalahasti Temple
Venkateswara Temple, Tirumala
Rock-cut Buddha statue at Bojjannakonda near Anakapalle, Visakhapatnam.
Lush green farms in Konaseema, East Godavari
Map of Sugar industries in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh (, abbr.

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State in India situated on the south-central stretch of the Indian peninsula on the high Deccan Plateau.

State in India situated on the south-central stretch of the Indian peninsula on the high Deccan Plateau.

Ramagiri Fort ruins at Kalvacherla in Peddapalli district is an ancient fort initially built by the Sathavahanas and modified many times by other dynasties till the 16th century.
Kota Gullu, temple ruins built in the 12th century by Kakatiyas at Ghanpur, Mulug in Warangal district.
Golconda Fort
Telangana and its neighbours
Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus) near Hyderabad
Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple in Yadadri
Telangana at the time of formation on 2 June 2014.
Telangana new districts created in 2016
Telangana Legislative Assembly building
Coal Handling Ropeway near Manuguru, Bhadradri Kothagudem district.
Paddy fields in Warangal district
The HITEC City is a major IT hub of Hyderabad
Kuntala Waterfall in Adilabad district
The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) Bus
The Kacheguda AC Double Decker Express of South Central Railway zone.
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Sammakka Saralamma Jatara is a famous Hindu festival in Telangana
Kakatiya Kala Thoranam within the Warangal Fort
Sita Ramachandraswamy temple, Bhadrachalam
Main gate of NIT Warangal
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium

On 2 June 2014, the area was separated from the northwestern part of Andhra Pradesh as the newly formed state with Hyderabad as its capital.

Yaksha Relief at Pavurallakonda near Bheemunipatnam


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Yaksha Relief at Pavurallakonda near Bheemunipatnam
Stone seated Buddha at Bojjannakonda near Anakapalle
Bavikonda stupas
Third-century BC Buddhist ruins of Totlakonda
International Fleet Review 2016
Kondakarla Ava, a bird sanctuary near Visakhapatnam
The average temperature of visakhapatnam
Vizag steel plant entrance
INS Kursura (S20)
City scape from beach road near Tenneti park
Love Vizag near TUV Aircraft Museum
Simhachalam Temple
Visakhapatnam Metro Express Highway Service at Kurmanapalem
Visakhapatnam railway station
Visakhapatnam Airport Terminal
St Aloysius' Anglo-Indian High School (SAS) established in 1847 in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Naval warship
Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy International Cricket Stadium at PM Palem
ENC Cricket Team which won the VDCA Institutional League Cricket Championship 2015–16
Sir C. V. Raman, Nobel Laureate (1930) and Physicist known for his discovery of Raman Effect.
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the first vice president of India on a postal stamp of 1967.

Visakhapatnam (, formerly known as Vizagapatam), also known as Vizag, Viśākha or Waltair, is the largest and most populous city in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, and its proposed administrative capital.

Telugu language

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Telugu Talli Bomma (statue of Mother Telugu), the personification of Telugu language in Andhra Pradesh.
Telugu script on Copper plates, Eastern Chalukya, 10th century CE.
Geographic distribution of Telugu immigrants in light blue, Telugu is native to dark blue.
Consonants – hallulu (హల్లులు)
Wall painting at a shop in India. It first shows the painted party symbols of all the major political parties in the region during the nationwide elections in India in 2014. It also has a Telugu inscription showing availability of political flags, banners, caps, badges and other election material.

Telugu (తెలుగు, ) is a Dravidian language spoken by Telugu people predominantly living in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, where it is also the official language.

South India

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Zonal Councils of India
South India
Ancient Silk Road map. The Spice trade was mainly along the water routes (blue).
The Chola Empire during Rajendra Chola I, c. 1030
Map of South India (1953–1956) before the States Reorganisation Act of 1956
Satellite image of South India
The peak of Anamudi (2695 m above sea level) is the highest point of elevation in South India
Birds view of Krishna river Back water at Srisailam dam
South India also has the largest elephant population.
Map showing highway distribution with population density
The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad
Aircraft parked at the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport
A Vishakhapatnam harbour view
A terminal at the Chennai Port
Major crop areas
Technopark, Trivandrum
The growth of information technology hubs in the region have spurred economic growth. Pictured is Tidel Park in Chennai
At 168.91 m height, the Idukki Dam is one of the highest arch dams in Asia.
Population Pyramid in South India
Dravidian language tree
The weave of Calico sample from a shopping bag shown against a centimetre scale.
A traditional meal served on a banana leaf
A Thalassery cuisine which makes use of Malabar spices
The large gopuram is a hallmark of Dravidian architecture.

South India, also known as Dakshina Bharata or Peninsular India, consists of the southern part of India encompassing the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana, as well as the union territories of Lakshadweep and Puducherry, comprising 19.31% of India's area (635,780 km2) and 20% of India's population.


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State in the southwestern region of India.

State in the southwestern region of India.

Mallikarjuna temple and Kashi Vishwanatha temple at Pattadakal, built successively by the kings of the Chalukya Empire and Rashtrakuta Empire, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Chief Minister Dr. Devaraj Urs announcing the new name of the Mysore state as 'Karnataka'
Jog Falls, formed by Sharavathi River, are the second-highest plunge waterfalls in India.
Political map of Indian state of Karnataka with the official names of its 31 districts.
emblem of Karnataka
Infosys, a Bengaluru-headquartered information-technology company,
A yakshagana artist
Vishnu image inside the Badami Cave Temple Complex number 3. The complex is an example of Indian rock-cut architecture.
Gomateswara (982–983) at Shravanabelagola is an important centre of Jain pilgrimage.
Halmidi inscription (450 CE) is the earliest attested inscription in the Kannada language.
Indian Institute of Science is one of the premier institutes of India.
Literacy rates of Karnataka districts
Anil Kumble, former captain of the Indian Test team and spin legend, is the highest wicket-taker for India in international cricket.
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
The state bird, Indian roller
Bengal tigers at Bannerghatta National Park near Bangalore
Chennakesava Temple is a model example of the Hoysala architecture, later repaired in the 16th century with financial support and grants by the Vijayanagara Emperors.
Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur has the second largest pre-modern dome in the world after the Byzantine Hagia Sophia.
Mysore Palace in the evening, the official residence and seat of the Wodeyar dynasty, the rulers of Mysore of the Mysore Kingdom, the royal family of Mysore.

Karnataka is bordered by the Arabian Sea to the west, Goa to the northwest, Maharashtra to the north, Telangana to the northeast, Andhra Pradesh to the east, Tamil Nadu to the southeast, and Kerala to the southwest.

Tamil Nadu

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Tamil Nadu (, abbr.

Tamil Nadu (, abbr.

Keeladi, a Sangam Era Excavation Site, Sangam period
The Chola Empire at its greatest extent, during the reign of Rajendra Chola I in 1030
Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal at Madurai
Fort Dansborg at Tharangambadi built by the Danish
Thiruvilliputhur Andal Temple Gopuram has been adopted as the official Seal of Tamil Nadu.
Topographic map of Tamil Nadu
Western Ghats traverse along the western border of Tamil Nadu
Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve has the largest elephant population in India.
Madras High Court, Chennai
Districts of Tamil Nadu
Fort St. George hosts the Chief Secretariat of the government of Tamil Nadu.
Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health in Velankanni is a popular Christian pilgrimage site.
Asia's first Genderqueer Pride parade in Madurai with Anjali Gopalan and Gopi Shankar Madurai (2012)
Children in an elementary school in Mayiladuthurai
Agricultural farm in Nagapattinam
Agriculture forms a major portion of the state's economy.
Kanchipuram hand loom silk sarees
TIDEL Park Coimbatore; Coimbatore is one of the leading IT/ITS centers in India.
A view of the NH 544 expressway between Coimbatore and Salem in Tamil Nadu
Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central Railway Station, one of India's major railway stations
Chennai International Airport, one of India's major international airports.
V.O. Chidambaranar Port Authority in Thoothukudi, one of India's major seaports
Wind farm in Muppandal and Aralvaimozhi region near Nagercoil
Kamuthi Solar Power Project
Seventh century paintings in the Sittanavasal Cave, Pudukottai
Jallikattu – A traditional sport conducted as a part of Pongal celebrations
Man riding an elephant in a Pongal Festival Parade in Namakkal
M. S. Subbulakshmi was the first musician to be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honor.
M. G. Ramachandran, was the first actor turned chief minister in India. He has been awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honor.
Nilgiri Mountain Railway has been described as an essential experience of the Western Ghats.
Kallanai or Grand Anicut, an ancient dam built on the Kaveri River in Thanjavur district by Karikala Chola around the 2nd century CE<ref>{{cite news |title=Flowing waters for fertile fields |url=http://www.thehindu.com/life-and-style/kids/article2408778.ece |newspaper=The Hindu |date=29 August 2011 |location=India |first=M. |last=Balaganessin |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20120717220026/http://www.thehindu.com/life-and-style/kids/article2408778.ece |archive-date=17 July 2012 |url-status=dead}}</ref><ref name="kallanai_googlebook">{{cite book |last=Singh |first=Vijay P. |author2=Ram Narayan Yadava |title=Water Resources System Operation: Proceedings of the International Conference on Water and Environment |publisher=Allied Publishers |year=2003 |url=https://books.google.com/books?id=Bge-0XX6ip8C&q=kallanai&pg=PA508 |isbn=978-81-7764-548-4 |page=508}}</ref><ref name="kallanai_oldest">{{cite web |url=http://www.hindunet.org/saraswati/traditionwater.pdf |title=This is the oldest stone water-diversion or water-regulator structure in the world |access-date=27 May 2007 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20070206130842/http://www.hindunet.org/saraswati/traditionwater.pdf |archive-date=6 February 2007}}</ref><ref>{{cite encyclopedia |url=http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9021884/Cauvery-River |title=Cauvery River – Britannica Online Encyclopedia |encyclopedia=Britannica.com |access-date=23 September 2013 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20080726171728/http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9021884/Cauvery-River |archive-date=26 July 2008 |url-status=live}}</ref>
Shore Temple built by the Pallavas at Mamallapuram during the 8th century, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Vettuvan Koil, the unfinished temple is believed to have been built during the 8th century by Pandyas in Kalugumalai, a panchayat town in Thoothukudi district.
The granite gopuram (tower) of Brihadisvara Temple, 1010 CE
Airavatesvara Temple built by Rajaraja Chola II in the 12th century CE
The pyramidal structure above the sanctum at Brihadisvara Temple, Gangaikonda Cholapuram
Brihadisvara Temple Entrance Gopurams at Thanjavur
Ravichandran Ashwin – Cricket
Dinesh Karthik – Cricket
Adam Sinclair – Field hockey
Viswanathan Anand – Chess
P. V. Nandhidhaa – Chess Woman Grandmaster
Ramkumar Ramanathan – Tennis
Raj Bharath – Motorsport
Mariyappan Thangavelu (left most) – High jump
Mahesh Bhupathi – Tennis
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Lying in the southern-most part of the Indian peninsula, Tamil Nadu is bordered by the Indian union territory of Puducherry and the states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh, as well as an international maritime border with Sri Lanka.

Evening scenic view in the village of Peddipalem in Visakhapatnam District.

Coastal Andhra

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Evening scenic view in the village of Peddipalem in Visakhapatnam District.
Lush green farms in East Godavari.
Jain Tirthankara Image at Rockcut Caves of Ghanikonda in Ramatheertham.
Antarvedi temple on the banks of Godavari in Andhra Pradesh.
Overview of Visakhapatnam city
Overview of Vijayawada city
Gurubhaktulakonda Buddhist Monastery Remnants at Ramatheertham
Boats at Bhimili (Bheemunipatnam) beach in Visakhapatnam District
At Palakollu West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Godavari breezes during the evening!
Vijayawada-Guntur Expressway section of NH-16
Vijayawada Airport Terminal
Aerial view of Vizag Sea Port
Mypadu beach near Nellore

Coastal Andhra () is a region in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.

Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period – Veneration of the Buddha as a Fiery Pillar -100 BC – c. AD 200 – Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, United States


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Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period – Veneration of the Buddha as a Fiery Pillar -100 BC – c. AD 200 – Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, United States
Amaravati 3D sketch map at APCRDA office
3D model of Amaravati in APCRDA office
Model view of Amaravati in APCRDA office
Permanent Secretariat Tower 5 under construction in Amaravati, April 2019
Amaravati Secretariat in Velagapudi
Raft foundation works of Andhra Pradesh secretariat in Amaravati
Government complex under construction near Rayapudi
Construction equipment at Government complex in Amaravati (January 2019)
NGO housing under construction in Amaravati (March 2019)
Constructions along seed access road
Map showing Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh Capital Region, spread across Guntur and Krishna districts
Secretariat of Andhra Pradesh at Velagapudi
Acharya Nagarjuna University
Night view of Prakasam Barrage
APSRTC Amaravati bus
ACA cricket stadium at Mangalagiri (April 2019)

Amaravati is the de facto seat of government of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.


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Indian state located in Eastern India.

Indian state located in Eastern India.

Lingaraja Temple built by the Somavanshi king Jajati Keshari
Hathigumpha on the Udayagiri Hills built in c. undefined
Shanti Stupa at Dhauli is the location where Kalinga War was fought in c. undefined
Mahanadi river near Cuttack
Satellite view of the Mahanadi river delta
Odisha State Secretariat building in Bhubaneswar
Map of districts of Odisha
One of the iron ore mines in Keonjhar district
Rourkela Steel Plant
Biju Patnaik Airport, Bhubaneswar
Gopalpur Port
East Coast Railway headquarters, Bhubaneswar
Tribal people of Koraput, Odisha
Gita Govinda
Bilingual signboard in English and Odia
Utkal University main gate
Chhau dance
Sharmila Biswas performing Odissi dance
Barabati Stadium in Cuttack
White tiger in the Nandankanan Zoo
Irrawaddy dolphins can be found in Chilika
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Birds at Chilika Lake
Crocodile in Bhitarkanika National Park
The Rath Yatra in Jagannath Temple, Puri
Maa Tarini Temple, Ghatgaon
Gundichaghagi waterfall Keonjhar during monsoons

It neighbours the states of West Bengal and Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west, Andhra Pradesh to the south.


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A 17th century Deccani School miniature of Qutb Shahi ruler Abul Hasan Qutb Shah with Sufi singers in the Mehfil-(“gathering to entertain or praise someone”).
The Qutb Shahi Tombs at Ibrahim Bagh are the tombs of the seven Qutb Shahi rulers.
A mill with a canal connecting to Hussain Sagar lake. Following the introduction of railways in the 1880s, factories were built around the lake.
Hussain Sagar lake, built during the reign of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, was once the source of drinking water for Hyderabad.
Blackbucks grazing at Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park
Telangana Legislature
The GHMC is divided into six municipal zones
A GHMC sweeper cleaning the Tank Bund Road
The NTR Gardens is among the gardens in the vicinity of Hussain Sagar lake serving as a recreation park.
Optimist and Laser dinghies during the Hyderabad Sailing Week Regatta at Hussain Sagar
HITEC City, the hub of information technology companies
Middle class apartments in Uppal Kalan—a rural–urban fringe of Hyderabad city
Bridalwear shops in Laad Bazaar, near the Charminar
Makkah Masjid constructed during the Qutb Shahi and Mughal rule in Hyderabad
Ravindra Bharati an auditorium named after Rabindranath Tagore.
An 18th century Bidriware, water pipe base of Hookah, displayed at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Hyderabadi biryani along with other Hyderabadi cuisine
Osmania University College of Arts
The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Hyderabad Metro

Hyderabad is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Telangana and the de jure capital of Andhra Pradesh.