After Telangana became a separate state, Naidu, the chief of the TDP became chief minister on 8 June 2014, for the new state of Andhra Pradesh. They played an important role in the history of Deccan during the 5th and 6th century CE, with Eluru, Amaravathi and Puranisangam. Prolaya Vema Reddi was part of the confederation of states that started a movement against the invading Turkic Muslim armies of the Delhi Sultanate. Some of the famous districts of the state are Anantapur, Chittoor, Guntur, Nellore, Kurnool, and Visakhapatnam, (which is currently serving … [22][23], Early inhabitants were known as the Andhras, tracing their history to the Vedic period when they were mentioned in the 8th century BCE Rigvedic text Aitareya Brahmana. [66] In 1347 CE, an independent Muslim state, the Bahmani Sultanate, was established in south India by Ala-ud-Din Bahman Shah in a revolt against the Delhi Sultanate. The Vijayanagara emperor Krishnadevaraya captured it in 1516. [149][dead link][150], Many composers of Carnatic music like Annamacharya, Kshetrayya, and Bhadrachala Ramadas were of Telugu descent. Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts are expected to witness major geographical changes in the year 2021 with regard to their jurisdiction, thanks to … [54][55][56] Efforts are in progress to classify Kondaveedu Fort as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. [211] It is India's primary orbital launch site. The Kadapa Basin[76][77][better source needed] formed by two arching branches of the Eastern Ghats is a mineral-rich area. Flanked between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, the tail-end district of Andhra Pradesh is known as a … India's lunar orbiter Chandrayaan-1 was launched from the centre at 6:22 AM IST on 22 October 2008. [193] The Directorate of Government Examinations of the state administers and conduct the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination. Andhra Pradesh is a state bordering India’s southeastern coast. The state is also a largest producer of eggs in the country and hence, it is nicknamed as "Egg Bowl of Asia". [79] They are: Eastern Ghats region is home to dense tropical forests, while the vegetation becomes sparse as the Ghats give way to the Deccan Plateau, where shrub vegetation is more common. dancers in Vijayawada. GITAM, K L University and Vignan University are the Deemed Universities in the state. The state has a total road network of 53,403 km (33,183 mi), of which 6,401 km (3,977 mi) of National highways, 14,722 km (9,148 mi) of state highways and 32,280 km (20,060 mi) of district roads. The state is also emerging in information technology and biotechnology. [53], The Reddi kingdom (1325–1448 CE) was established by Prolaya Vema Reddi in the early 14th century, who ruled from present day Kondaveedu. [152] Burra katha is an oral storytelling technique with the topic be either a Hindu mythological story or a contemporary social issue. [70] On the basis of the gentlemen's agreement of 1 November 1956, the States Reorganisation Act formed combined Andhra Pradesh by merging Andhra State with the Telugu-speaking areas of the already existing Hyderabad State. [32] The Tirumala Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati is one of the world's most visited religious sites, with 18.25 million visitors per year. [142] There are also other notable handicrafts present in the state, like the soft limestone idol carvings of Durgi. The Telugu film industry hosts many music composers and playback singers such as S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela, S. Janaki and P. B. Sreenivas. He is a speedsolver and Unicyclist. Map of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with state capital, district head quarters, taluk head quarters, boundaries, national highways, railway lines and other roads. Nannayya wrote the first treatise on Telugu grammar called Andhra Shabda Chintamani in Sanskrit, as there was no grammatical work in Telugu prior to that. [43], The Satavahana dynasty dominated the Deccan region from the 1st century BCE to the 3rd century CE. [119], Livestock and poultry is also another profitable business, which involves rearing cattle in enclosed areas for commercial purposes. Up Next. Vemana is notable for his philosophical poems. The coastal plains are for the most part of delta regions formed by the Godavari, Krishna, and Penner Rivers. Andhra Pradesh hosted 121.8 million visitors in 2015, a 30% growth in tourist arrivals over the previous year, making it the third most-visited state in India. Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the state. He was succeeded by two other Congressmen, the last resigning over the impending division of Telangana. [58][59] The empire's patronage enabled fine arts and literature to reach new heights in Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, and Sanskrit, while Carnatic music evolved into its current form. "[94] The ancient Buddhist sites in the lower Krishna Valley, including Amaravati, Nagarjunakonda and Jaggayyapeta "can be traced to at least the third century BCE, if not earlier. It has the second-longest coastline after Gujarat of about 974 km (605 mi). An eight-member Central team on Monday began a tour of the flood-hit districts of Andhra Pradesh to assess the extent of damage. [57], The Vijayanagara Empire originated in the Deccan Plateau region in the early 14th century. About one-third of the total rainfall is brought by the northeast monsoon. [50] The roots of the Telugu language have been seen on inscriptions found near the Guntur district and from others dating to the rule of Renati Cholas in the fifth century CE. Cities statistics. Mining is identified as one of the growth engines for the overall development of industry and infrastructure. [64][65], Harihara and Bukka, who served as treasury officers of the Kakatiyas of Warangal, founded the Vijayanagara Empire. The state has a total of thirteen districts, nine located in Coastal Andhra and four in Rayalaseema. Rice is the major food crop and staple food of the state. "Andhra" redirects here. Telugu people's traditional sweet Pootharekulu originated from Atreyapuram village, Andhra Pradesh. 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[39][40][41], The Assaka Mahajanapada, one of the sixteen Vedic Mahajanapadas, included Andhra, Maharashtra and Telangana. [179] Visakhapatnam railway station has been declared the cleanest railway station in the country. The two-day end-to-end dry run was being carried out in Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh, in Rajkot and Gandhinagar in Gujarat, Ludhiana and Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshahr) in Punjab and Sonitpur and Nalbari districts in Assam. [115], Lush green farms in Konaseema, East Godavari, Map of Sugar industries in Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh's economy is mainly based on agriculture and livestock. As of 2011[update] Census of India, the residual state had a population of 49,386,799 with a population density of 308/km2 (800/sq mi). A housewife has lodged a complaint with the Guntur Nagarapalem Police Station alleging that her husband and his friends gang-raped her. East Godavari district has the highest number of constituencies with 19 and Vizianagaram district has the least with 9 assembly seats. [48], The Salankayanas were an ancient dynasty that ruled the Andhra region between Godavari and Krishna with their capital at Vengi (modern Pedavegi) from 300 to 440 CE. (M - Municipality, M.Corp - Municipal Corporation, O.G. [141] The other GI tagged goods are, Bobbili Veena, Budithi Bell and Brass Craft, Dharmavaram Handloom Pattu Sarees and Paavadas, Guntur Sannam, Kondapalli Toys, Machilipatnam Kalamkari, Mangalagiri Sarees and Fabrics, Srikalahasti Kalamkari, Tirupati Laddu, Uppada Jamdani Sari and Venkatagiri Sari. The total project cost is Rs 200 crore of which the World Bank will fund Rs 140 crore. Thus the final population of Andhra Pradesh in the year 2014, as per census 2011 is 49,634,314, with a density of 304.5/km2 (789/sq mi). [194] More than 600,000 students have appeared for the 2019 SSC exam and recorded an overall pass percentage of 94.88% with a 100% pass percentage in 5,464 schools. The state also has a union territory, Yanam - a district of Puducherry which lies to the south of Kakinada in the Godavari delta on the eastern side of the state. [136], Andhra Pradesh has rich culture and heritage. [46] Pallavas, who were originally executive officers under the Satavahana kings, were not a recognised political power before the 2nd century CE and were swept away by the Western Chalukyan invasion, led by Pulakesin II in the first quarter of the 7th century CE. [200] As per the University Grants Commission, [17] Andhra Pradesh was once a major Buddhist pilgrimage site in India and a Buddhist learning center which can be seen in many sites in the state in the form of ruins, chaityas and stupas[18][19] Andhra Pradesh is also known as the land of the world-famous diamond Koh-i-Noor and many other global known diamonds due to their presence in its Kollur Mine once. [202] Andhra University is the oldest of the universities in the state, established in 1926. Andhra Pradesh is one of India's Southern states situated on the coastline of Bay of Bengal. The temples are the location of mural paintings of the Vijayanagara kings, Dravidian art, and inscriptions. Sakshi, Andhra Jyothi, and Tel.J.D.Patrika Vaartha all these are Telugu newspapers. India is the seventh-largest country in the world and it is the second-largest country in Asia by area after China. [16] Andhra Pradesh is the first state to be formed on a linguistic basis in India on 1 October 1953. [158] Film producer D. Ramanaidu holds a Guinness Record for the most films produced by a person. [33] The region is also home to a variety of other pilgrimage centres, such as the Pancharama Kshetras, Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga and Kodanda Rama Temple. [8] Andhra Pradesh ranks 27th among Indian states in Human Development Index (HDI). Contents: Cities and Towns The population of all cities and towns in the State of Andhra … The industrial sector of the state includes some of the key sectors like pharmaceutical, automobile, textiles etc. [171], Andhra Pradesh[172] has a total broad gauge railway route of 3,703.25 km (2,301.09 mi) and has no metre gauge railway. [120][121], Fisheries contribute 10% of total fish and over 70% of the shrimp production[122] of India. As Madras became a bone of contention, in 1949 a JVP committee report stated: "Andhra Province could be formed provided the Andhras give up their claim on the city of Madras [now Chennai]". Later the Nizam rulers of Hyderabad ceded five territories to the British that eventually became the Rayalaseema region. Andhra Pradesh ranks tenth of all Indian States in the Human Development Index scores[85] with a score of 0.416. [174] The Howrah–Chennai main line which runs through the state is proposed to be upgraded into a high-speed rail corridor through the Diamond Quadrilateral project of the Indian Railways.[175][176]. [160][161] The industry holds the Guinness World Record for the largest film production facility in the world.[162]. The total population constitute, 70.4% of rural population with 34,776,389 inhabitants and 29.6% of urban population with 14,610,410 inhabitants. East Godavari (District, Andhra Pradesh, India) with population statistics, charts, map and location. National Highway 16 (India) passes through Andhra Pradesh. [9] Andhra Pradesh has a jurisdiction over almost 15,000 square kilometres (5,800 sq mi) of territorial waters.[6][31]. The state government had chosen five places in Krishna district for conducting the dry-run programme as per the central government guidelines. Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Travel Map. District Collector I. Samuel Ananda Kumar has directed all Municipal Commissioners to make plans for declaring the municipalities as Swachh Cities by October 21, 2021.Speaking at a workshop attended b of cities. Andhra Pradesh gears up for 2-day Covid-19 vaccination dry-run in Krishna district The state government had chosen five places in Krishna district … Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha swamy Temple, Simhachalam, Visakhapatnam. info)) is one of the 29 states of India, situated on the southeastern coast of the country.The state is the eighth largest state in India covering an area of 160,205 km 2 (61,855 sq mi). [29] The state has a total of thirteen districts, nine located in Coastal Andhra and four in Rayalaseema. It entered the Guinness World Records for performing Mahabrinda Natyam with a total of 6,117 Andhra Pradesh: Lord Subrahmanyeswara's Idol Vandalised In East Godavari District's Ganesh Temple by Swarajya Staff - Jan 2, 2021 03:10 AM The vandalised idol of Lord Subrahmanya. The icon links to further information about a selected place including its population structure (gender, urbanization, population group, literacy (a7+), activity status (a7+)). https://www.census2011.co.in/census/state/districtlist/andhra+pradesh.html October and November see low-pressure systems and tropical cyclones form in the Bay of Bengal which, along with the northeast monsoon, bring rains to the southern and coastal regions of the state. ... Chittoor and Kadapa districts are likely to … Visakhapatnam is the most populated city with a population of 2,035,922 after merger of … The National Council of Applied Economic Research district analysis in 2001 reveals that Krishna, West Godavari and Chittoor are the three districts in rural AP with the highest Human Development Index scores in ascending order. Here is the list of Andhra Pradesh districts. Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Rao's son-in-law, came to power in 1995 with the backing of a majority of the MLAs. Near the temple complex is a large granite Nandi bull. 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According to Aitareya Brahmana of the Rig Veda, the Andhras left north India from banks of River Yamuna and settled in south India. 4 teenagers drown in Penna river in Andhra’s Kadapa, 3 missing The boys got washed away when they went little deeper into the water, which was flowing at a high speed. They continued to rule under the protection of the Chola Empire until 1189 CE when the kingdom succumbed to the Hoysalas and the Yadavas. [188][189] There are urban, rural and residential schools. Sricity located in Chittoor district is an integrated business city which is home to firms including PepsiCo, Isuzu Motors, Cadbury India, Kellogg's, Colgate-Palmolive, Kobelco etc. Atapaka Bird Sanctuary, Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary, Telineelapuram and Telukunchi Bird Sanctuaries and Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary attract many migratory birds. [110] There are a total of 175 Assembly constituencies in the state. [87] Tamil, Kannada and Odia are spoken in border-areas. Contents: Cities and Towns. The state has several beaches in its coastal districts such as Rushikonda, Mypadu, Suryalanka etc. The team, led by NABARD sanctions Rs 351 cr for Andhra … [126] The PepsiCo firm has its largest plant in India at Sri City. (Source: PTI) With the total number of active COVID-19 cases in the country now at 35,043, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has divided 733 districts across the country into three zones – Red, Orange and Green.. Major Cities of Andhra Pradesh. Andhra Pradesh: Lord Subrahmanyeswara Idol Vandalised in East Godavari District This comes just three days after the desecration of Lord Ram's idol at Ramateertham village under Vizianagaram district. [139] It increased to fifteen with the addition of Banaganapalle Mangoes[140] and Bandar laddu. Contents: Cities and Towns The population of all cities and towns in the State of Uttar Pradesh by census years. In the Parliament of India, Andhra Pradesh has 11 seats in the Rajya Sabha, and 25 seats in the Lok Sabha. [88][89] The Minister of Tourism and Culture has declared Telugu a Classical Language. [30] The Economy of Andhra Pradesh is the seventh-largest state economy in India with ₹9.33 trillion (US$130 billion) in gross domestic product and a higher than national average per capita GDP of ₹164,000 (US$2,300). Crops used for vegetable oil production such as sunflower and peanuts are popular. Proposals to upgrade Vijayawada, Kakinada and Rajamahendravaram into Greater Municipal Corporations are under consideration for a long time. The dry run of the Covid-19 vaccination process would be conducted at five medical centers in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh on 125 health workers, on Monday. Major cultural landmarks include Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, an ornate hilltop shrine to Hindu’s Vishnu, in the southern part of the state. Machilipatnam is the administrative headquarters and Vijayawada is the most populated city in the district. Local power plants of 9,600 MW capacity only are supplying electricity in the state, which includes Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant (2000 MW) of NTPC, Vizag Thermal Power Station (1040 MW), Rayalaseema Thermal Power Station (1650 MW), Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station (1600 MW), and Vijayawada Thermal Power Plant (1760 MW). To test the planned operations and the laid out mechanisms for COVID-19 vaccination, a dry run of the vaccination will be taken up on Saturday at three locations in each district of the State. Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh Ministers: Portfolios and profiles Andhra Pradesh Attack on temples is a pointer to ineffective governance: Deodhar Andhra Pradesh Election scene hots up in … It has all travel destinations, districts, cities, towns, road routes of places in … Andhra Jyothi, and Rao became the dominant opposition Party status mainly of Telugu social novel, Satyavati Charitam India. Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh ( excluding Telangana ). 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