Facts and Interesting Points About Andhra Pradesh

Interesting Points About Andhra Pradesh

  • Andhra Pradesh is situated in the south-eastern coastal region of India.
  • It covers an area of 162,975 km2 which makes it the seventh-largest state in India.
  • The state 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.
  • The world-famous Koh-i-Nur diamond was possibly mined from the Kollar mine situated in this state.
  • As a major producer of rice in the country, it is also known as the “Rice bowl of India”.

More Informations About Andhra Pradesh

General Details About Andhra Pradesh

Formation 1 November 1956
Capital Amaravati
Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan
Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy
Chief Justice Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra
Districts 13
Area (km2) 162,975
Lok Sabha Seats 25
Rajya Sabha Seats 11
State Legislative Assembly Seats 175
State Legislative Council Seats 56
Languages Telugu, Urdu, Tamil, Kannada, Odia, Konda

State Symbols of Andhra Pradesh

State Animal Black Buck
State Bird Rose-ringed parakeet
State Tree Neem
State Flower Water Lily

Demography of Andhra Pradesh

Population (2011 Census) 49,386,799
Population Density (per km2) 308
Sex ratio (Females per 1000 males) 993
Literacy Rate (%) 67.02 

Forest & Wildlife Reserves in Andhra Pradesh

  1. PapiKonda National Park
  2. Sri Venkateswara National Park
  3. Rajiv Gandhi National Park
  4. Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary
  5. Nagarjunasagar Wildlife Sanctuary
  6. Gundla Brahmeswaram Wildlife Sanctuary
  7. Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary

Major Rivers in Andhra Pradesh

  1. Godavari
  2. Krishna
  3. Vamsadhara
  4. Nagavali
  5. Pennar

Highest Peak in Andhra Pradesh

  1. Arma Konda (1680m)

Agricultural Produce in Andhra Pradesh

  • Cotton, Rice, Wheat, Jowar, Maize, Bajra, Sugarcane, Pepper, Chilli, Tobacco, Mango, Oilseeds, Cashew etc.

Mineral Deposits in Andhra Pradesh

  1. Bauxite
  2. Limestone
  3. Diamond
  4. Manganese
  5. Iron Ore
  6. Graphite
  7. Calcite
  8. Mica

Industries in Andhra Pradesh

  1. Shipbuilding
  2. Pharmaceuticals
  3. Heavy electric machinery
  4. Cement, Fertilizers
  5. Sugar refining
  6. Jute
  7. Steel

Airports in Andhra Pradesh

  1. Visakhapatnam International Airport
  2. Vijayawada Airport
  3. Tirupati Airport
  4. Kadapa Airport
  5. Sri Sathya Sai Airport

Sea Ports in Andhra Pradesh

  • Visakhapatnam Port Trust
  • Kakinada Deep Water Port

Traditional Dances in Andhra Pradesh

  1. Kuchipudi
  2. Bhamakalpam
  3. Butta Bommalu
  4. Tappeta Gullu
  5. Kolattam
  6. Lambadi dance
  7. Dappu
  8. Vilasini Natyam
  9. Veeranatyam

Art and Crafts of Andhra Pradesh

  1. Kalamkari
  2. Leather Puppetry
  3. Tirupati School of Painting
  4. Muggulu

Regional Festivals Andhra Pradesh

  1. Ugadi
  2. Visakha Utsav
  3. Deepavali
  4. Srivari Brahmotsavam
  5. Pongal
  6. Ganesh Chaturthi
  7. Buddha Jayanti
  8. Maha Shivaratri

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