Andhra Pradesh

State in south-eastern India

Andhra Pradesh is a state in the south-eastern coastal region of India. It is the seventh-largest state by area covering an area of 162,975 km2 (62,925 sq mi) and tenth-most populous state with 49,386,799 inhabitants. It is bordered by Telangana to the north-west, Chhattisgarh to the north, Odisha to the north-east, Tamil Nadu to the south, Karnataka to the west and the Bay of Bengal to the east. It has the second longest coastline in India after Gujarat, of about 974 km (605 mi). Andhra Pradesh is the first state to be formed on a linguistic basis in India on 1 October 1953. The state was once a major Buddhist pilgrimage site in the country and a Buddhist learning center which can be seen in many sites in the state in the form of ruins, chaityas and stupas It is also known as the land of the world-famous diamond Koh-i-Noor and many other globally known diamonds due to their source in its Kollur Mine. It is also known as the "rice bowl of India" for being a major producer of rice in India. Its official language is Telugu; one of the classical languages of India, the fourth most spoken language in India and the 11th-most spoken language in the world.

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The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday claimed to have become wiser and withdrew from the Supreme Court its eight monthold petition challenging a HC decision..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 3 days ago

The CM also directed authorities to ramp up the vaccination drive and prepare for a possible third wave of Coronavirus.
Credit: DNA - Published 5 days ago

Rajya Sabha proceedings were on Tuesday adjourned for the third time amid uproar by YSR Congress members demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh. When the..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

They started the 365 Days Food Donation Program across Telugu states (Andhra Pradesh & Telangana) and also few areas in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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