India >ANDHRA PRADESH
Capital : Hyderabad.
Area : 2, 75, 069 sq.km.
Literacy : 61.14%.
Languages : Telugu, Urdu, Tamil, Hindi.
Roads : 1, 72, 669 km.
Railways : 5, 057 km.
Airports : Hyderabad, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakapatanam, Cuddapah, Rajamundry, Ramagundam, Warrangal.
When to visit : Nov to Mar.
Climate(in °C) : Summer 41 to 20 Winter 32 to 13.
Monsoon : June to Dec.
Districts : 23, Adilabad, Anantapur, Chittoor, Cuddapah, East Godavari, Guntur, Hyderabad, Karim Nagar, khammam, Krishna, Kurnool, Mahbubnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nellore, Nizamabad, Prakasam, Rangareddi, Srikakulam, Vishakapatnam, Vizianagaram, Warangal, West Godavari.
Places of tourist importance : Hyderabad, Tirupati.
Mecca masjid : largest masjid in south India, Char Minar (55 m, 1591 to 1612, built by Mohamad Quli Qutb Shah), mosques, palaces, Salar Jung museum, Archaeological museum, gardens, Nehru zoological park with lion safari, Golconda fort (11 km, tombs of Qutb shahi kings are nearby) : A clap at Fateh darwaza can be heard far away summit palace, Birla mandir : marble temple near Secretariat, Husain Sagar lake : 16 m tall, 350 tonne monolith statue of Lord Budha on Gibralter rock in the middle of the lake, Secunderabad city (8 km), Ramoji film city ; Medak church (100 km) : Huge gothic church in white granite; Warangal : Fort, temple, Hanamkonda temple (7 km) : 1000 pillared hall with 1.8 m Nandi statue.
Archaeological museum, Buddhist ruins and reconstructed monuments ; Papi Kondalu : magnificent gorge and scenary near Rajahmundry ; Rajahmundry : Hindu pilgrim centre, second longest railway bridge in India.
Dam ; Srisailam - Sri Mallikarjunaswamy one of the 12 jyotirlingas, Wild life sanctuary.
TIRUMALA near TIRUPATI
World's richest temple (Gold & diamonds worth Rs. 500 Cr.), Kailasanathakona water falls (44 km), Sri Venkateshwara University museum, Chandagiri fort (12 km from Tirupati).
Satya Sai Baba's Prashanti nilayam ; Lepakshi - Temple having largest Nandi Statue in India (100 km from Bangalore). Amaravati (66 km from Vijaywada) - Buddhist carvings, viharas, chaityas etc.
Waltair beach (5 km) : Dolphin's nose (174 m cliff), Light house, Hindustan shipyard ; Simhachalam temple (20 km); Anantagiri : temples, Borra : (12 km, limestone caves with Stalagmite and Stalactite formations) ; Machkund water falls, Araku valley : scenic beauty, waterfalls.
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