Andhra Pradesh

State in South India, India

Andhra Pradesh is a state in the southern coastal region of India. It is the seventh-largest state with an area of 162,970ย km2 (62,920ย sqย mi) and the tenth-most populous state with 49,577,103 inhabitants. It has shared borders with Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and the Bay of Bengal. It has the second-longest coastline in India at about 974ย km (605ย mi). After existence as Andhra State and unified Andhra Pradesh, the state took its present form on 2 June 2014, when the new state of Telangana was formed through bifurcation. Amaravati serves as the capital of the state, with the largest city being Visakhapatnam. Water sharing disputes and asset division with Telangana are not yet resolved. Telugu, one of the classical languages of India used by the majority of people, is the first official language.

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Andhra Pradesh Governor S Abdul Nazeer on Sunday said the Indian Constitution is a living document that is constantly evolving and adapting to the changing needs..
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The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on a plea seeking cancellation of bail granted to him in a..
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Days after promising reservation for Madigas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba and other senior officials to expedite..
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BRS chief accuses Congress candidates of joining BRS after election; accuses PM Modi of importing coal from Adani's mines; criticizes BJP for lack of medical..
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The grandson of a septuagenarian woman from Andhra Pradesh spent four decades of his prime years in the labyrinthine litigation queue to finally oust an imposter..
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