Yaksha Relief at Pavurallakonda near Bheemunipatnam
The Gajapatis at their height in the mid-15th century
Stone seated Buddha at Bojjannakonda near Anakapalle
Telugu Thalli
Kapileswar Temple at old Bhubaneswar built during the reign of Kapilendra Deva (r.1434–66).
Bavikonda stupas
Rajmahal of Chandragiri Fort
Sculpture of Kapilendradeva.
Third-century BC Buddhist ruins of Totlakonda
Gandikota fort view
Depiction of Gajapati Prataparudradeba in Sarpeswara temple, built during his rule at Balarampur village near Kakhadi.
International Fleet Review 2016
Archaeological Museums map of Andhra Pradesh
15th century copper plate grant of Gajapati emperor Purushottama Deva
Kondakarla Ava, a bird sanctuary near Visakhapatnam
Mangrove forest near Kakinada
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The average temperature of visakhapatnam
Map of Andhra Pradesh
Narendra tank at Puri built during the rule of Kapilendra Deva
Vizag steel plant entrance
Meghanada wall fortifications of the Puri Jagannath temple constructed during the rule of Kapilendra Deva
INS Kursura (S20)
District court, Guntur
City scape from beach road near Tenneti park
West Godavari district Collectorate complex, Eluru
Love Vizag near TUV Aircraft Museum
Telugu Talli Statue near Kondareddy Buruju, Kurnool
Simhachalam Temple
Visakhapatnam is an important commercial hub of the state
Visakhapatnam Metro Express Highway Service at Kurmanapalem
Visakhapatnam skyline, overlooking seaport
Visakhapatnam railway station
Aerial View of Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL)
Visakhapatnam Airport Terminal
Isuzu Motors India manufacturing plant aerial view
St Aloysius' Anglo-Indian High School (SAS) established in 1847 in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Tech Mahindra Development Centre, Visakhapatnam
Naval warship
Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy International Cricket Stadium at PM Palem
CELKON Manufacturing plant at Tirupati
ENC Cricket Team which won the VDCA Institutional League Cricket Championship 2015–16
Mangampet Barytes
Sir C. V. Raman, Nobel Laureate (1930) and Physicist known for his discovery of Raman Effect.
Rayalaseema Thermal Power Station
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the first vice president of India on a postal stamp of 1967.
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

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.

- Visakhapatnam

It is the seventh-largest state by area covering an area of 162975 km2 and tenth-most populous state with 49,386,799 inhabitants, with the state capital being Amaravati and the largest city being Visakhapatnam.

- Andhra Pradesh

During the reign of Kapilendra Deva, the borders of the empire were expanded immensely; from large parts of Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, and the eastern and central parts of Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand.

- Gajapati Empire

The city's control was alternating between the Chola dynasty and the Gajapati Kingdom in 11th and 12th centuries, until its conquest by the Vijayanagara Empire in the 15th century.

- Visakhapatnam

Narasingha Deva built the Sun Temple at Konark and Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha temple, Simhachalam at Visakhapatnam.

- Gajapati Empire

It was ruled by the Mauryan Empire, Satavahana dynasty, Salankayanas, Andhra Ikshvakus, Pallavas, Vishnukundinas, Eastern Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Cholas, Kakatiyas, Vijayanagara Empire, Gajapati Empire, Mughal Empire, Deccan sultanates, Qutb Shahi dynasty, and Asaf Jahis.

- Andhra Pradesh
Yaksha Relief at Pavurallakonda near Bheemunipatnam

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Megalithic Dolmen of Iron Age period at Dannanapeta near Amudalavalasa


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Megalithic Dolmen of Iron Age period at Dannanapeta near Amudalavalasa
Evening scenic view in peddipalem village of Visakhapatnam District
West Entrance of the Vizianagaram fort in Andhra Pradesh
Vizianagaram Montage
Weaving at Ponduru
Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
Statue of Radha-Krishna on Beach Road
Simhachalam Temple

Uttarandhra, also known as Kalinga Andhra or North Andhra, is a region consisting of six northern districts of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Visakhapatnam is the largest city of the region in terms of population and area.

This event marked the foundation of the Gajapati Empire that ruled over the regions of Utkala (North Odisha) and Kalinga (South Odisha, North Andhra Pradesh).

The Simhachalam temple or The Simanchala Temple

Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha temple, Simhachalam

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A 1740 Chamba painting showing the slaying of the demon Hiranyaksha by lord Vishnu as Varaha with four hands. Varaha is also shown balancing the earth on his tusks.
An idol of Ramanuja in the Srirangam Ranganathaswamy temple.
An inscription on the way to the temple complex written in Telugu language.
Simhachalam locality from hill top
A view of Gangadhara, the temple's tank below the hill. It is also referred to as the Varaha Pushkarini.
A view of the temple's complex in which the rajagopuram and the vimana can be seen adjacent to each other.
The vimana of Simhachalam temple with a gold plated dome featuring a Vaishnavite icon.
The sanctum sanctorum of Simhachalam in which the temple's deity is housed. The rajagopuram can be seen towards the right.
A painting of Sudarshana Chakra with 16 hands. He serves as the bali bera (guardian idol) of Varaha Narasimha and forms part of the Baliharana (pacification) ceremony.
Bhaktotsava event of Kalyanotsava is dedicated to Thirumangai (pictured), one of the 12 Azhwars.
A painting at the Bhadrachalam temple depicting both the original form of the moolavar and the Lingam-like one after applying sandalwood paste.
A statue of Narasimha killing Hiranyakashipu on the walls of the temple's sanctum.
A painting depicting one of Krishna's childhood pranks of stealing butter.
Makaraveta festival, which occurs on a day after Makar Sankranti, celebrates Gajendra Moksha (pictured), the legend of Vishnu saving an elephant devoted to him from a crocodile.

Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha temple, Simhachalam is a Hindu temple situated on the Simhachalam Hill Range, which is 300 metres above the sea level in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.

After the fall of the Eastern Gangas, the Gajapathis came into power.