In 1956, Andhra Pradesh was formed. It is the rice bowl of India as it is rich in rice cultivation. It is also famous for the Kollur mine. Andhra Pradesh is the only state which has five capitals (Hyderabad, Amaravati, Visakhapatnam, and Kurnool). This is the only state which is formulated on a Linguistic basis.
After independence, the Nizam of Hyderabad did not want to be a part of India. But then, in 1948, Nizam was forced to part and integrate Hyderabad into Andhra Pradesh through Operation Polo. In 1956, Telangana was more with Andhra under the Gentlemen's agreement and Andhra Pradesh was formulated.
Fairs and festivals
These colorful fairs add a flavor of enthusiasm to the festive spirit. The most interesting and popular fairs and festivals of Andhra Pradesh are Ugadi, Pongal, Maha Shivaratri, Deepavali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Buddha Jayanti, Srivari Brahmotsavam, Visakha Utsav, and Dasara.
The state covered a 162,975 km² area. It is located in the southeastern coastal area. The state shares its boundary with the Bay of Bengal, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu in the south and west, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa in the east and north, and is bordered by the border of Maharashtra. The state has the second-largest coastal line.
The population of the state is 49,634,314 which is 70.4% rural and 29.6% urban. The largest urban population is in the Visakhapatnam district and the largest rural population is in the Srikakulam district.
The state is enriched with beauty, culture, and art. The state has taken the first position in arts and crafts. Bidri, Kalamkari, and Nirmal paintings are famous all over the world. The state has a touch of diverse culture.
The legitimate language of the state is Telugu. Telugu is also the mother tongue of the state. The scheduled tribes speak Konda, Gadaba Lambadi, Koya, Savara, and so on. The Urdu language is used by minority groups and Odia is used in border areas.
There are numerous places, natural resources, historical monuments, and rivers to visit. The Godavari and Krishna are the two main rivers in the state. Rushikonda, Suryalanka, and Mypadu are the major beaches in the coastal districts of the state. Arms Konda peak is the highest peak in the Eastern Ghats. Buddhist centers are located at NagarjunaKonda and Amaravati.
In the 2011 census, Andhra Pradesh had a 67.41% literacy rate. Telugu, English, and other languages such as Hindi, Kannada, Urdu, Odia, and Tamil medium schools.
Dance and music
Dance and music are the state’s art just like Kuchipudi and Carnatic music is the art of the state.
Andhra Pradesh's cuisine is famous for its hot and spicy food. It is influenced by the Mughals' cuisine such as Hyderabadi biryani is the most famous. The cuisine of Andhra Pradesh is also known as Telugu cuisine. Rice is an almost prominent feature in every dish of Andhra Pradesh such as idli, vada, and dosa. The pickle of the state is also popular because of its tanginess and spiciness. Pootharekulu is a popular sweet in the state.
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