Facts About Andhra Pradesh

Facts about Andhra Pradesh – Andhra Pradesh is the first Indian state of free India which was formed purely on linguistic base in 1953. Telugu is the official and widely spoken language of Andhra Pradesh. The foundation stone of this planned city was laid at Uddandarayunipalem village of Guntur district by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22 October 2015.

Government of Andhra Pradesh

Chief minister Yeduguri Sandinti Jaganmohan Reddy
Governor E.S.L Narasimhan
High Court High Court of Judicature at Vijayawada
Chief justice Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale, The Acting Chief Justice
Capital Amaravati

Symbols of Andhra Pradesh

Animal Blackbuck
Dance Kuchipudi
Bird Rose-ringed parakeet
Tree Neem
Fruit Mango
Sport Kabaddi
Flower Jasmine

Seats of Andhra Pradesh

Assembly Seats 175 + 58 (Bicameral Constituency)
Lok Sabha Seats 25
Rajya Sabha Seats 11

National Parks

Name Of The Park Location
Papikonda National Park Godavari district
Sri Venkateswara National Park Chittoor district

Wildlife Sanctuaries

Name Of The Wild life Sanctuary Location
pulicat lake Nellore district
Rajiv Gandhi Kurnool district
Nellapattu Nellore district
Kolleru Krishna and West Godavari districts
Rollapadu Kurnool district
Coringa East Godavari district

Heritage Sites

Name Of The Heritage Sites Location
Kanaka Durga temple Krishna district
Tirumala Venkateswara temple Chittoor district
Sri kalahasthi temple Chittoor district
Mallikarjuna Swamy temple Kurnool district

Power plants

Name Of The Power Plant Location
Srisailam Dam Kurnool district
Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Nellore district
Simhadri Super Thermal Visakhapatnam District

Famous Places

  • Mahanandi, located on the banks of Kurnool District.
  • Talakona city, located on the banks of Chittoor District.
  • Mypadu beach in Nellore.
  • Borra caves in Ananthagari hills near Vishakapatnam.
  • Satish Dhawan Space Centre, located on the banks of Sriharikota in the Nellore District.
  • Rajahmundry city, located on the banks of Godavari River.

Important Personalities

Name Of Person profession / Title
Tanguturi Prakasam Andhra Kesari
Sarojini Naidu Freedom Fighter and Poet
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Second president of India
Alluri Sita Rama Raju Freedom Fighter
Pingali Venkayya Designed the Indian National Flag
Potti Sreeramulu fasted to death in protest for separate Andhra Pradesh
Puchalapalli Sundaraiah founding member of Communist Party in India
Dr D. Subbarao (IAS) officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre

Rivers

  • Godavari
  • Krishna
  • Pennar
  • Musi
  • Vamsdhara

Main Crops

  • Rice
  • Tobacco
  • Oilseeds
  • Jute
  • Cotton
  • Sugarcane
  • Turmeric
  • Groundnut
  • Cashewnuts

Festivals

  • Ugadi
  • Makara Sankranti
  • Dasara
  • Vinayaka Chaviti
  • Deepavali
  • Vasantotsavam
  • Maha Shivaratri
  • Attla Taddi
  • Ramadan
  • Bakrid
  • Christmas and Easter

Airports of Andhra Pradesh

International Airports

  • Visakhapatnam Airport
  • Vijayawada Airport at Gannavaram

Domestic airports

  • Rajahmundry Airport at Madhurapudi
  • Tirupati Airport at Renigunta

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