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Information About Andhra Pradesh

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Established 1st November 1956
Area 2,75,045 sq. km (Fourth largest state in India)
Capital Amaravathi, Hyderabad
Largest City Vishakapatnam
Population 75,727,000 (2001 Census)
Governor E. S. L. Narasimhan
Chief Minister
N. Chandrababu Naidu
Official language Telugu and Urdu
Literacy 72.5%
Climate Hot and humid
Monsoon June to December
Best Time to visit October to February
Annual Rainfall 125 cm
Major Rivers Godavari and Krishna
Major Crops Andhra Pradesh is historically called the “Rice Bowl of India”. More than 77% of its crop is rice; Andhra Pradesh produced 17,796,000 tonnes of rice in 2006.
Major Festivals Sankranthi, Maha Shivaratri, Ugadi (Telugu New Year), Sri Rama Navami, Bonalu, Nagula Chavithi, Varalakshmi Vratham, Rakhi poornima Vinayaka Chavithi, Dasara, Deepavali, Eid ul-Fitr, Bakr-Id, Muharram, Milad-un-Nabim, Bonalu and Batukamma
Airports Hyderabad International Airport, Visakhapatnam Airport, Vijayawada Airport, Rajahmundry Airport, and Tirupati Airport.
Popular Foods Hyderabadi Biryani, fish curry, brinzal curry, and Gongura pachadi.
Government www.aponline.gov.in
Tourism www.aptourism.in
Districts Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Medak, Warangal, Rangareddy, Nalgonda, Mahbubnagar Khammam, Hyderabad, Anantapur, Kadapa, Chittoor, Kurnool, East Godavari, Guntur, West Godavari, Krishna, Nellore, Prakasam, Srikakulam, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram