Andhra Pradesh State with Districts

Andhra Pradesh State  with Districts : Andhra Pradesh is a state in India. It has Telangana, Chattisgarh and Orissa states on north, Bay of Bengal on east, Tamil Nadu on south and Karnataka state on the west as borders. Major rivers in the state is Godavari, Krishna, Tungabhadra and Penna. Andhra Pradesh is the eighth biggest state in the country. There are two main regions in the state and they are coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema. There are thirteen districts and major cities are Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Kakinada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Kurnool, Nellore, Guntur and Ongole.

Andhra Pradesh State

Andhra Pradesh State

Andhra Pradesh state was formed in 1953 with Kurnool as the state capital. In 1956, Andhra Pradesh capital was shifted to Hyderabad. Then in 2014, Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh is separated as a new state. Residual Andhra Pradesh is using Hyderabad as their temporary capital and Amaravathi, the new capital city is being constructed near Vijayawada.

Andhra Pradesh is one of the important states in South India. The districts in the state are Srikakulam, Vijayanagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam, Nellore, Kadapa, Kurnool, Anatapuram and Chittoor.

Andhra region was under the rule of many kings such as Kakatiyas, Viajayangara Kings, Cholas, Chalukyas, Reddy rajus and Qutbshahis. By 19 Th century, some part of the region was under the rule of British and some part was under Nizams. Andhra Pradesh state was the first linguistic state that was formed on 1 st November 1956.

Andhra Pradesh history reveals that Potti Sriramulu went on indefinite hunger strike for formation of Andhra Pradesh state. He died after 58 days. In 1953, separate Andhra state was formed with Kurnool as the capital. Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu was the first chief minister of Andhra state. In 1956, Andhra Pradesh state was formed combining the Telugu speaking regions. Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy was the first chief minister of Andhra Pradesh.

Tourist Places in AndhraPradesh state

Andhra Pradesh is the favorite destinations for tourists as there are many popular temples, historical places and beaches. Andhra Pradesh tourist places include Papikondalu, Borra Caves, Araku valley and Lambasingi which are must visit places for people who love the nature. Visakhapatnam, Peripaalem, Gollapalem and Machilipatnam are famous beaches and there are many other little-known beaches.

Important temples in the state of Andhra Pradesh are the Tirupati, Dwaraka Tirumala, Srisailam, Sri Kalahasthi, Simhachalam, Annavaram, Ahobilam, Mahanandi, Kanipaakam, Kanakadurga temple in Vijayawada, etc. Tirupati is one of the richest Hindu temples in the world. There are also, Panchakarma's in the state. The state is ruled by different dynasties and the influence of their culture and tradition can be seen in the state, in the forts, temples and other historical monuments.

Districts in Andhra Pradesh State

Anantapur District Chittoor District East Godavari District
Guntur District Kadapa District Krishna District
Kurnool District Prakasam District Nellore District
Srikakulam District Visakhapatnam District Vizianagaram District
West Godavari District

Andhra Pradesh State with Districts

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