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INDIAN STATE: ANDHRA PRADESH
 
Geographical Area: 276754 sq. km
Capital: Hyderabad
Population (2011) (fig. in persons) 8,46,65,533
Literacy Rate 67.66
Principal Language : Telugu, Banjara, Hindi, English
 
 
 
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Andhra Pradesh

 

Andhra Pradesh located strategically in the central region of the Indian sub-continent has a large part of the generic Indian floral and faunal representation. The state has a large river system which supplements the rainfall in the state. The total surface water of entire river systems across the state is estimated at 2,764 TMC at 75% dependability. Andhra Pradesh is bordered on the south by Tamil Nadu state, on the west by Karnataka state, on the north and northwest by Maharashtra state, on the northeast by Madhya Pradesh and Orissa states, and on the east by the Bay of Bengal. The northern area of Andhra Pradesh is mountainous. The highest peak Mahendragiri rises 1500 m above the sea level. The climate is generally hot and humid.The capital city of the state is Hyderabad, which is cosmopolitan, convenient and accessible.

 

Andhra Pradesh state is endowed with bountiful natural and human resources.Andhra Pradesh is situated in a tropical region and has the second longest coastline in the country, indicating rich potential for marine fisheries. The state is ranked fourth largest in the country in terms of area and has a projected population of 84 million. The state has a rich and diverse forest area having wide and varied vegetation types enriched by a variety of flora and fauna.

 

 

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