Visakhapatnam

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Visakhapatnam (also known as Vizag and Waltair ) is the largest city and the financial capital of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.wikipedia
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Andhra Pradesh

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Visakhapatnam (also known as Vizag and Waltair ) is the largest city and the financial capital of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
The largest city in Andhra Pradesh is Visakhapatnam.

Visakhapatnam district

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The city is the administrative headquarters of Visakhapatnam district and state headquarters of Indian Coast Guard.
Visakhapatnam District (formerly known as Vizagapatam District ) is one of the thirteen districts in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, headquartered at Visakhapatnam.

South India

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It is the most populous city in the state with a population of 2,035,922 as of 2011, making it the 14th-largest city in the country, and the fourth-most populous in South India.
Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Kochi and Visakhapatnam are the largest urban areas.

South Coast Railway zone

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Visakhapatnam Port is the fifth-busiest cargo port in India, and the city is home to the headquarters of the Indian Navy's Eastern Command and South Coast Railway zone.
The South Coast Railway Zone (SCoR) is a new Indian railway zone, headquartered at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

Eastern Naval Command

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Visakhapatnam Port is the fifth-busiest cargo port in India, and the city is home to the headquarters of the Indian Navy's Eastern Command and South Coast Railway zone.
It utilizes Visakhapatnam as its headquarters, and has bases there and at Kolkata.

Bay of Bengal

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Its geographical location is amidst the Eastern Ghats and the coast of the Bay of Bengal.
Among the important ports are Chennai-Ennore, Chittagong, Colombo, Kolkata-Haldia, Mongla, Paradip, Port Blair, Tuticorin, Visakhapatnam and Dhamra.

Battle of Vizagapatam

The British captured Visakhapatnam after the 1804 Battle of Vizagapatam and it remained under British colonial rule until India's independence in 1947 which was a part of the Northern Circars.
The Battle of Vizagapatam was a minor naval engagement fought in the approaches to Vizagapatam harbour in the Coastal Andhra region of British India on the Bay of Bengal on 15 September 1804 during the Napoleonic Wars.

List of cities in Andhra Pradesh by population

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Visakhapatnam (also known as Vizag and Waltair ) is the largest city and the financial capital of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Smart Cities Mission

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It has been selected as one of the Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under the Smart Cities Mission.

Eastern Ghats

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Its geographical location is amidst the Eastern Ghats and the coast of the Bay of Bengal.
Madhurawada Dome in the Eastern Ghats mobile belt is formed by a tectonic arrangement with the khondalite suite and quartz Archean rocks along the Eastern Ghats north of Visakhapatnam.

Visakhapatnam Port

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Visakhapatnam Port is the fifth-busiest cargo port in India, and the city is home to the headquarters of the Indian Navy's Eastern Command and South Coast Railway zone.
Although the need for building a port on the east coast to access Central Provinces was felt by the British in the 19th century, the proposal of Col. H.Cartwright Reid of British Admiralty for constructing a harbour at Visakhapatnam was approved by the Government only after the First World War.

Pavurallakonda

Pavurallakonda ("pigeon hill") is a hillock west of Bhimli, about 24 km from Visakhapatnam.
Pavurallakonda or Pavurallabodu is the local name of a hill, popularly known as Narasimhaswamy Konda, near Bheemunipatnam about 25 km towards north of Visakhapatnam, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Thotlakonda

About 16 km from Visakhapatnam is Thotlakonda, a Buddhist complex situated on top of a hill.
Thotlakonda Buddhist Complex is situated on a hill near Bheemunipatnam about 15 km from Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Bojjannakonda

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Located 40 km south of Visakhapatnam, it is known locally as Bojjannakonda and is a significant Buddhist site in Andhra Pradesh.
Bojjannakonda and Lingalakonda are two Buddhist rock-cut caves on adjacent hillocks, situated near a village called Sankaram, which is a few kilometres away from Anakapalle, Vishakhapatnam in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

List of tourist attractions in Visakhapatnam district

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Visakhapatnam is a major tourist destination and is particularly known for its beaches.

Indian Navy

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Visakhapatnam Port is the fifth-busiest cargo port in India, and the city is home to the headquarters of the Indian Navy's Eastern Command and South Coast Railway zone.
Pakistan's lone long-range submarine was sunk following an attack by the destroyer off the coast of Visakhapatnam in the midnight of 3–4 December 1971.

Vizianagaram

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After India's independence it was the largest district in the country and was subsequently divided into the districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam.
It is situated in the heart of the Eastern Ghats, about 24 km west of the Bay of Bengal and 40 km north-northeast of Visakhapatnam.

Odia language

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According to 2011 census, Telugu is the most spoken language in the city, with 92.72% speakers, followed by Urdu (2.52%), Hindi (2.15%), Odia (1.00%), Tamil (0.33%), Malayalam (0.32%), and Bengali (0.31%).
Significant numbers of Odia speakers can also be found in the cities of Vishakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Pondicherry, Bangalore, Chennai, Goa, Mumbai, Raipur, Jamshedpur, Baroda, Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Kolkata, Kharagpur, Guwahati, Shillong, Pune, and Silvassa.

Bheemunipatnam

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It has a jurisdictional area of 681.96 sqkm, which includes the merged municipalities of Gajuwaka, Anakapalle and Bheemunipatnam.
Bheemunipatnam (also known as Bheemili ), is a suburb in the city of Visakhapatnam, India.

Anakapalle

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It has a jurisdictional area of 681.96 sqkm, which includes the merged municipalities of Gajuwaka, Anakapalle and Bheemunipatnam.
Anakapalle is a suburb of Visakhapatnam in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Uttarandhra

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Two dialects of Telugu are spoken by the people, the common dialect and the Uttarandhra (North Eastern Andhra) dialect.
Visakhapatnam is the largest city of the region in terms of population and area.However Uttarandhra is a part of Coastal Andhra region

Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation

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Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) is the civic body that oversees the civic needs of the city.
The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) is the chief governing body of Visakhapatnam city.

Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Region Development Authority

VMRDA
Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Region Development Authority (VMRDA) is an urban planning agency that covers the GVMC and its suburbs covering, two corporations, one municipality, one nagar panchayat and 895 villages from two districts of Viskhapatnam and Vizianagaram.
The Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Region Development Authority (VMRDA) is the urban planning agency of Visakhapatnam in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Hindustan Shipyard

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The Hindustan Shipyard undertakes building and repairing of Naval fleet and has future orders of inr 20000000000.
Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) is a shipyard located in Visakhapatnam on the east coast of India.

Madras Presidency

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Visakhapatnam became a district in the Madras Presidency of British India.
The hill tracts of Ganjam and Visakhapatnam were the last places to be annexed by the British.