[90], Urdu is the largest minority language. The highways in the state are also being widened. [87] Tamil, Kannada and Odia are spoken in border-areas. Rock-cut Buddha statue at Bojjannakonda near Anakapalle, Visakhapatnam. [51][52], Kakatiyas ruled Andhra Pradesh state for nearly two hundred years and constructed several forts. The Yerrabalem Census Town has population of 7,803 of which 3,903 are males while 3,900 are females as per report released by Census India 2011. [20] It is also known as the "rice bowl of India" for being a major producer of rice in India. [6], There are 24,738,068 male and 24,648,731 female citizens—a sex ratio of 996 females per 1000 males, higher than the national average of 926 per 1000. [126] The PepsiCo firm has its largest plant in India at Sri City. [8] Andhra Pradesh ranks 27th among Indian states in Human Development Index (HDI). Folk songs are very important and popular in the many rural areas of the state. [211] It is India's primary orbital launch site. The Krishna River valley was "a site of extraordinary Buddhist activity for almost a thousand years. According to the Polavaram ordinance bill 2014, 7 mandals of Khammam district in Telangana state merged with Andhra Pradesh to facilitate Polavaram project, due to which population of 247,515 added to Andhra Pradesh. The Golconda Sultans fought for the fort in 1531, 1536 and 1579, and Sultan Quli Qutb Shah captured it in 1579, renaming it Murtuzanagar. Mining is identified as one of the growth engines for the overall development of industry and infrastructure. The vegetation found in the state is largely of dry deciduous types with a mixture of teak, Terminalia, Dalbergia, Pterocarpus, Anogeissus, etc. "[99] The Prajñāpāramitā Sutras belong to the earliest Mahayana Sutras.[100][101]. [148], The print media in the state consists mainly of Telugu and English newspapers. 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. [43], The Satavahana dynasty dominated the Deccan region from the 1st century BCE to the 3rd century CE. [155] C. Pullaiah is cited as the father of Telugu theatre movement. District wise population of Andhra Pradesh. [202] Andhra University is the oldest of the universities in the state, established in 1926. Forms such as the Burra katha and Poli are still performed today. The industrial sector of the state includes some of the key sectors like pharmaceutical, automobile, textiles etc. It has about one-third of India's limestone reserves and is known for large exclusive deposits of barytes and galaxy granite in the international market.[129]. India's lunar orbiter Chandrayaan-1 was launched from the centre at 6:22 AM IST on 22 October 2008. Four important rivers of India, the Godavari, Krishna, Penna, and Thungabhadra flow through the state and provide irrigation. Therefore, the population of Hyderabad in 2019 is 11.572 Million + 0.6744 Million = 12.2464 Million. [57], The Vijayanagara Empire originated in the Deccan Plateau region in the early 14th century. Notable cricketers from Andhra Pradesh include former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin, Maharajkumar of Vizianagram, M. V. Narasimha Rao, M. S. K. Prasad, V. V. S. Laxman, Tirumalasetti Suman, Arshad Ayub, Ambati Rayudu, Venkatapathy Raju, Sravanthi Naidu, Yalaka Venugopal Rao and Hanuma Vihari. English newspapers include Deccan Chronicle and The Hans India. East Godavari district has the highest number of constituencies with 19 and Vizianagaram district has the least with 9 assembly seats. It is bounded by the Indian states of Tamil Nadu to the south, Karnataka to the southwest and west, Telangana to the northwest and north, and Odisha to the northeast. Venkateswara Temple at Tirupati is the world's second-richest temple and is visited by millions of devotees throughout the year. 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. In the Parliament of India, Andhra Pradesh has 11 seats in the Rajya Sabha, and 25 seats in the Lok Sabha. [167] Arma Konda peak located in Visakhapatnam district is the highest peak in Eastern Ghats. [91], Religion in Andhra Pradesh (excluding Telangana)[92], The majority of the people in Andhra Pradesh are Hindus while Muslims constitute a sizeable minority. [60] During the Vijayanagara Empire, the Pemmasani Nayaks controlled parts of Andhra Pradesh and had large mercenary armies that were the vanguard of the Vijayanagara Empire in the sixteenth century. As per the Advance Estimates for the year 2019-20, the GSDP of Andhra Pradesh at constant (2011-12) prices is estimated at Rs.6,72,018 crores as against Rs.6,21,301 crores in 2018-19 (First Revised Estimates) indicating a growth of 8.16%. [62][63], The Government of Andhra Pradesh has taken the initiative for including the "Lepakshi Group of Monuments" among the UNESCO World Heritage sites in India. The races Caucasoid, Mongoloid, Australoid or Veddoid are found throughout Andhra Pradesh. [210], Satish Dhawan Space Centre, also known as Sriharikota Range (SHAR), at barrier island of Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh is a satellite launching station operated by Indian Space Research Organisation. The Telugu Desam Party won both the assembly and Lok Sabha election in 1999 under the leadership of Chandrababu Naidu. After Potti Sreeramulu's death, the Telugu-speaking area of Andhra State was carved out of Madras State on 1 October 1953, with Kurnool as its capital city. [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. This article is about the list of most populated cities in Andhra Pradesh state of India as per 2011 Census of India, conducted by The Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, under Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. [188][189] There are urban, rural and residential schools. Source: Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner … [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. BJP’s National Secretary Sunil Deodhar asserted that the the “saffron’s first stop in Andhra Pradesh is Tirupati.” He was speaking at a rally following an executive meeting of BJP members in Tirupati. The Ghats become more pronounced towards the south and extreme north of the coast. ;[163] caves such as, Borra Caves,[164] Indian rock-cut architecture depicting Undavalli caves[165] and the country's second longest caves- the Belum Caves. [1], Visakhapatnam is the most populated city with a population of 2,035,922 after merger of surrounding towns of Gajuwaka, Bheemunipatnam and Anakapalle Municipalities into Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (VMC) and it was upgraded to Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC). The Andhra Pradesh Forest Department deals with protection, conservation and management of forests. 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Rajasekhara Reddy ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium, Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Act, 2020, "Government to resume Andhra Pradesh Formation Day celebration on November 1", "Andhra Governor gives nod to CM Jagan Mohan Reddy's three-capital plan", "Andhra Pradesh HC Restrains Govt From Shifting Offices out of Amaravati", "Anusuiya Uikey appointed Chhattisgarh Governor, Biswa Bhusan Harichandan is new Governor of Andhra Pradesh", "Veteran BJP leader Biswa Bhusan Harichandan appointed as Governor of Andhra Pradesh", Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, "Andhra Pradesh gets new state bird, state flower", "Andhra Pradesh | History, Capital, Population, Map, & Points of Interest", "Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairy – Lok Sabha – Starred Question No. So, the population in 2019 as per estimated data = 54.0944 Million. The state of Hyderabad was integrated into the Indian Union with Operation Polo in 1948.[69]. [114] In the 2010 list by Forbes magazine, several people from Andhra Pradesh were among the top 100 richest Indians. [d] Chittoor district has the most mandals with 66 and Vizianagaram has the least with 34.[105]. The coastal plains are for the most part of delta regions formed by the Godavari, Krishna, and Penner Rivers. In the last elections held in the unified state in 2014, the TDP got a mandate in their favour in the residuary (new) state. [7] The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, managed and regulated by the School Education Department of the state. [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]. [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. Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], October 20 (ANI): The crime rate in Andhra Pradesh in 2019 per 1 lakh population was lower than the national average, said DGP Gautam Sawang on Tuesday. [24] It was ruled by Satavahanas, Eastern Chalukyas, Andhra Ikshvakus, Vijayanagara Empire, Mauryan Empire, Cholas, Pallavas, Salankayanas, Vishnukundinas, Kakatiyas and Rashtrakutas. [120][121], Fisheries contribute 10% of total fish and over 70% of the shrimp production[122] of India. [184] The other famous ports are Krishnapatnam Port (Nellore), Gangavaram Port and Kakinada Port. [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. In actual numbers, males and females were 28,243,241 and 28,118,461 respectively. In the coastal plain, the summer temperatures are generally higher than the rest of the state, with temperature ranging between 20 and 41 °C (68 and 106 °F). November, December, January, and February are the winter months in Andhra Pradesh. To conclude it, the population of Hyderabad in 2019 as per estimates = 12.2464 Million. In February 2014, the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014 bill was passed by the Parliament of India for the formation of the Telangana state comprising ten districts. The Qutb Shahi dynasty held sway over the Andhra country for about two hundred years from the early part of the sixteenth century to the end of the seventeenth century.[67]. [159] In the years 2005, 2006 and 2008, the Telugu film industry produced the largest number of films in India, exceeding the number of films produced in Bollywood. The Andhra Pradesh native and revolutionary poet Sri Sri brought new forms of expressionism into Telugu literature. 32,574. Gangavaram Port is a deep seaport which can accommodate ocean liners up to 200,000–250,000 DWT. [166] The valleys and hills include, Araku Valley, Horsley Hills, Papi Hills etc. Cherukuri Lenin (1985 or 1986 – 24 October 2010) was an Indian archer and coach who won a silver medal at the Asian Grand Prix in Malaysia and was a national archery coach. [134] PHES projects also has synergy with the lift irrigation projects in storing water available during the monsoon season and supplying to the uplands throughout the year. According to a (disputed) bill of 2020, Amaravati loses its status as only capital city; the city that was founded in 2015 becomes legislative capital. In the fiscal year 2012–2013, Vijayawada's IT/ITeS revenues were ₹1,153 million (US$16 million). Hydel power plants have a capacity of 1671 MW. After the unification with Telangana, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy became the first chief minister. Andhra Pradesh with varied geological formations, contain rich and variety of industrial minerals and building stones. [64][65], Harihara and Bukka, who served as treasury officers of the Kakatiyas of Warangal, founded the Vijayanagara Empire. Later the Communist Party of India (CPI) became the dominant opposition party. The ACA-VDCA Stadium in Visakhapatnam is the home to Andhra Pradesh cricket team. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 747 which is 9.57 % of total population of Yerrabalem (CT). news Opinion Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 17:29 Pooja Prasanna Follow @PoojaPrasanna4 [183], Andhra Pradesh has one of the country's largest port at Visakhapatnam in terms of cargo handling. Rice is the major food crop and staple food of the state. Andhra Pradesh, Indian state located in the southeastern part of the subcontinent. [196], Higher education in the state is administered by the Department of Higher Education. 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