Visakhapatnam district has the largest urban population of 47.5% and Srikakulam district with 83.8%, has the largest rural population, among others districts in the state. [139], Machilipatnam and Srikalahasti Kalamkari are the two unique textile art forms practised in India. In the year 2014, the north-western part of the state Andhra was divided to frame the new state Telangana and Hyderabad was exchanged to Telangana as a feature of the The total population growth in this decade was 10.98 percent while in previous decade it was 13.86 percent. Modern Carnatic music composers and singers like Ghantasala, Sujatha Puligella and M. Balamuralikrishna are also of Telugu descent. [139] It increased to fifteen with the addition of Banaganapalle Mangoes[140] and Bandar laddu. [27] Early peoples supported local art culture by building temples and sculptures of the Buddhist monuments in the state. ;[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. "[98] According to Xing, "Several scholars have suggested that the Prajnaparamita probably developed among the Mahasamghikas in Southern India probably in the Andhra country, on the Krishna River. Gangavaram Port is a deep seaport which can accommodate ocean liners up to 200,000–250,000 DWT. [96][97] A. K. Warder holds that "the Mahāyāna originated in the south of India and almost certainly in the Andhra country. It was reconquered by Vijayanagara who overthrew sultanate rule across the entirety of modern-day Andhra Pradesh (excluding Telangana). The Andhra Pradesh Forest Department deals with protection, conservation and management of forests. La majorité de la population p… In 1947, Vizianagaram was the largest Hindu princely state in Andhra Pradesh. 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). The Rayalaseema region has semi-arid conditions. With a motive to make the state the ideal place for digital opportunities by the year 2020, the government of the state has set up the International Institute of Digital Technologies. As per the Census India 2011, Yemmiganur Mandal has 33527 households, population of 169344 of which 84390 are males and 84954 are females. The venue regularly hosts international as well as domestic matches. This article is about the list of most populated cities in Andhra Pradesh state … The Telugu film industry hosts many music composers and playback singers such as S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela, S. Janaki and P. B. Sreenivas. Mining is identified as one of the growth engines for the overall development of industry and infrastructure. GITAM, K L University and Vignan University are the Deemed Universities in the state. The population of Arunachal Pradesh is 1.3 million, according to the 2011 census. As per 2011 census Andhra Pradesh religion wise befor bifurcation, 44.5 million are Hindus, 3.5 millions are Muslims, 676 thousand are Christians and 210 thousand belongs to Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists. [57], The Vijayanagara Empire originated in the Deccan Plateau region in the early 14th century. Andhra Pradesh is a state along India’s southeastern coast. As Madras became a bone of contention, in 1949 a JVP committee report stated: "Andhra Province could be formed provided the Andhras give up their claim on the city of Madras [now Chennai]". [21] Its official language is Telugu; one of the classical languages of India, the fourth most spoken language in India and the 11th-most spoken language in the world. As of 2011[update] Census of India, the residual state had a population of 49,386,799 with a population density of 308/km2 (800/sq mi). [185] There are 14 notified non-major ports at Bheemunipatnam, S.Yanam, Machilipatnam, Nizampatnam, and Vadarevu. The geographical location of the state allows marine fishing as well as inland fish production. "[95], The region played a central role in the development of Mahayana Buddhism, along with the Magadha-area in northeastern India. There are 27 villages and 1 towns in Tadpatri Mandal. [64][65], Harihara and Bukka, who served as treasury officers of the Kakatiyas of Warangal, founded the Vijayanagara Empire. There are two cities with more than one million inhabitants, namely Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada. The Ghats become more pronounced towards the south and extreme north of the coast. According to Aitareya Brahmana of the Rig Veda, the Andhras left north India from banks of River Yamuna and settled in south India. After the unification with Telangana, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy became the first chief minister. division. Nannayya wrote the first treatise on Telugu grammar called Andhra Shabda Chintamani in Sanskrit, as there was no grammatical work in Telugu prior to that. Christian 1.34 % ... Urbanization in Andhra pradesh : 2011 census. 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. Andhra Pradesh borders Tamil Nadu to its north, Karnataka to its east, Telangana to its southeast, and Odisha to its south.. Andhra Pradesh has a population of 54 million people, making it the tenth-most populated state in India. 19 February 1804. The state has varied topography ranging from the hills of Eastern Ghats and Nallamala Hills to the shores of Bay of Bengal that support varied ecosystems, the rich diversity of flora and fauna. [34][35][36] The Satavahanas have been mentioned by the names Andhra, Andhrara-jateeya and Andhrabhrtya in the Puranic literature. Andhra Pradesh est la version en sanskrit de « État télougou », le pays des Andhras. [113] The domestic product of agriculture sector accounts for ₹545.99 billion (US$7.7 billion) and industrial sector for ₹507.45 billion (US$7.1 billion). List of SC & ST caste groups in Andhra Pradesh and their Percentage. The official language of the state of Andhra Pradesh is … [173] The rail density of the state is 16.59 per 1,000 km (620 mi), compared to an all India average of 20. On a hillock known as Kurma Saila ('tortoise-shaped hill') are other temples to Papanatheswara, Raghunatha, Srirama, and Durga. Tourists more often than not test the pillar by passing items under it. The railway network spans two zones, further subdivided into divisions – Vijayawada, Guntur and Guntakal railway divisions of South Central Railway zone, and Waltair railway division of East Coast Railway zone. In 1983, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) won the state elections and N. T. Rama Rao became the chief minister of the state for the first time. [44] The later Satavahanas made Dharanikota and Amaravathi their capital, which according to the Buddhists is the place where Nagarjuna, the philosopher of Mahayana lived in the 2nd and 3rd centuries. Rice is the major food crop and staple food of the state. [195] The mediums of instruction are primarily Telugu and English with a very few opting for Urdu, Hindi, Kannada, Odia and Tamil. Hinduism constitutes 88.46% of Andhra Pradesh population. [80] The state possesses some rare and endemic plants like Cycas beddomei, Pterocarpus santalinus, Terminalia pallida, Syzygium alternifolium, Shorea talura, Shorea tumburgia, Psilotum nudum, etc. Languages of Andhra Pradesh, excluding Telangana (2011)[87], Telugu is the official language of Andhra Pradesh, which is also the mother tongue of nearly 90% of the population. He won the All England Open Badminton Championships in 2001, becoming the second Indian to win after Prakash Padukone.[216][217][218]. [181], As on date the Railways lines in Andhra Pradesh are under the following Railway zones/Divisions, Visakhapatnam Airport, is the only airport in the state with operating international flights while Vijayawada Airport at Gannavaram has launched an international flight to Singapore, recently. Harsha Kumar Andhra Pradesh Tirupati Christians appeal for peace Andhra Pradesh … He is known as Gadya Tikkana and was the author of Telugu social novel, Satyavati Charitam. On average, each year the population increases by 0.43888 Million. The Vijayanagara emperor Krishnadevaraya captured it in 1516. He was replaced by Janardhan Reddy in 1990, who was replaced by Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy in 1992. [200] As per the University Grants Commission, [147] Pothana is the poet who composed the classic Srimad Maha Bhagavatamu, a Telugu translation of Sri Bhagavatam. Therefore, each year it has been noticed that the population increases by around 0.4824 Million. Buddhists, Sikhs, and the general population who declined to express their religion make up the rest of the part of the population. Andhra Pradesh is a state situated in South India. Telugu people's traditional sweet Pootharekulu originated from Atreyapuram village, Andhra Pradesh. Nobody has possessed the capacity to decide the manner in which this was done. Thus the final population of Andhra Pradesh in the year 2014, as per census 2011 is 49,634,314, with a density of 304.5/km (789/sq mi). Source: Statistical Abstract of Andhra Pradesh – 2015 prepared by Directorate of Economics & Statistics, Government of Andhra Pradesh [166] The valleys and hills include, Araku Valley, Horsley Hills, Papi Hills etc. In any case, Post bifurcation from Telangana, it is relied upon to achieve 91% by the year 2021. It was established in 1336 by Harihara Raya I and his brother Bukka Raya I of the Sangama Dynasty. It is one of 54 Mandals of Kurnool district. The state has many museums, which features a varied collection of ancient sculptures, paintings, idols, weapons, cutlery, and inscriptions, and religious artifacts such as the Amaravati Archaeological Museum,[146] Visakha Museum and Telugu Cultural Museum in Visakhapatnam displays the history of the pre-independence and the Victoria Jubilee Museum in Vijayawada with a large collection of artifacts. It is one of 63 Mandals of Anantapur district. There are also 16 small air strips located in the state. [83] West Godavari district has the highest literacy rate of 74.6% and Vizianagaram district has the least with 58.9%.[7][84]. English newspapers include Deccan Chronicle and The Hans India. [20] It is also known as the "rice bowl of India" for being a major producer of rice in India. [148], The print media in the state consists mainly of Telugu and English newspapers. The Nizam wanted to retain the independence of the Princely Hyderabad State from India, but the people of the region launched a movement to join the Indian Union. Eventually, this region emerged as the Coastal Andhra region. There are three A1 and twenty three A-category railway stations in the state. The coastal plains are for the most part of delta regions formed by the Godavari, Krishna, and Penner Rivers. 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. The total forest cover of the state after the bifurcation is left with an area of 22,862 square kilometres (8,827 sq mi). Minerals found in the state include limestone, reserves of oil and natural gas, manganese, asbestos, iron ore, ball clay, fire clay, gold diamonds, graphite, dolomite, quartz, tungsten, steatitic, feldspar, silica sand. November, December, January, and February are the winter months in Andhra Pradesh. 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. Pradesh est le nom hindi pour État. "Kondavid-durg near Guntur. [215], Pullela Gopichand is a former Indian badminton player. The GSDP at current prices was ₹5,200.3 billion (US$73 billion) and at constant prices was ₹2,645.21 billion (US$37 billion). Tadpatri is a Mandal located in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. [179] Visakhapatnam railway station has been declared the cleanest railway station in the country. [182] The state has four other domestic airports, Rajahmundry Airport, Cuddapah Airport, a privately owned, public use airport at Puttaparthi, and Tirupati Airport located in the city of Tirupati. [12] It is the seventh-largest state by area covering an area of 162,975 km2 (62,925 sq mi)[6] and tenth-most populous state with 49,386,799 inhabitants. Musunuri Nayaks led a confederation of Nayakas to overthrow the rule of the Delhi Sultanate in Telugu lands. [151] Harikathaa Kalakshepam (or Harikatha) involves the narration of a story, intermingled with various songs relating to the story. andhra pradesh Total population : 49,386,799 ( 10 th in India ) Population : 308/ sq. [13][14] It 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 literacy rate of the state stands at 67.41%. 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. Prolaya Vema Reddi was part of the confederation of states that started a movement against the invading Turkic Muslim armies of the Delhi Sultanate. The official language of the state of Andhra Pradesh is Telugu. 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Andhra Pradesh is investing in building infrastructure in the state such as highways and making every service of the government digital. Hence, the population of Andhra Pradesh in 2019 is expected to be 53.612 Million + 0.4824 Million = 54.0944 Million. Summers last from March to June. Andhra Pradesh hosted 121.8 million visitors in 2015, a 30% growth in tourist arrivals over the previous year, making it the third most-visited state in India. The state is home to various religious pilgrim destinations such as, Tirumala Temple, Simhachalam Temple, Annavaram, Srisailam temple, Kanaka Durga Temple, Amaravati, Srikalahasti, Shahi jamia masjid in Adoni, Gunadala Church in Vijayawada, Buddhist centres at Amaravati, and Nagarjuna Konda.[168]. [118], Besides rice, farmers also grow jowar, bajra, maize, minor millet, coarse grain, many varieties of pulses, oil seeds, sugarcane, cotton, chili pepper, mango nuts and tobacco. 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