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State Information – Andhra Pradesh (GK)

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Andhra Pradesh GK

CAPITAL : Amaravati

ESTABLISHED : November 1st, 1956 and June 2nd, 2014.

Government of Andhra Pradesh, CM: Nara Chandrababu Naidu

1st CM : Tanguturi Prakasham.

GOVERNOR : E S L Narasimhan.

RULING PARTY : Telugu Desam Party (As on March 2019)

HIGH COURT : Amaravati

DISTRICTS : 13

LANGUAGES : Telugu, Hindi, Urdu

POPULATION(2011) : 4, 93, 86, 799 (10th)

Male = 2, 47, 38, 068 & Female = 2, 46, 48, 731

Male : Female = 1000 : 996.

AREA : 1, 60, 200 sq km (8th)

DENSITY: 308 per km2.

LITERACY (2011) : 67. 41%.

ASSEMBLY : Bicameral Assembly Seats = 175 & Legislative Council = 54.

LOKSABHA : 25

RAJYASABHA : 11

BOUNDARY STATES : Telangana, Yanam ( Puducherry), Chattisgarh, Odisha, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Bay of Bengal (sea)

STATE ANIMAL : Krishna Jinka (Black buck).

STATE BIRD : Palapitta (Indian Roller).

STATE TREE : Neem.

STATE FLOWER : Water Lily.

ANDHRA PRADESH STATE DANCE FORMS STYLES

Kuchipudi

Changu (Folk Dance)

Dhaman (Folk Dance)

Butta Bommalu (Folk Dance)

Tappeta Gullu (Folk Dance)

Lambadi (Folk Dance)

Dhimsa (Folk Dance)

Chindu (Folk Dance), Link-  All Indian states Dances list PDF Download  

Temples in Andhra Pradesh  

Sri Venkateswara Swami Temple (Tirupati)

Mallikarjun Swami Temple (Sri Sailam)

Ahobila Temple/Caves

Simhachalam Temple

Lepakshi Temple

Mahsthupa (Amaravati).

FESTIVALS IN ANDHRA PRADESH

Ugadi – Telugu new year

Sankranti

Dasara

Vinayaka Chaviti

Deepavali

Vasantotsavam

Maha Shivaratri

Attla Taddi

Bakrid

Ramdan

Christamas

RIVERS : Godavari, Krishna, Thungabhadra, Penna.

LAKES : Pulicat Lake, Kolleru Lake, Nagarjun Sagar Lake, (Kolleru Lake & Pulicat Lake are two major lakes for number of migratory birds in India)

Power Plants and Projects in Andhra Pradesh

Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant

Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station

Nagarjun Sagar Hydel Power Plant

Neelam Sanjiva Reddy Sagar Hydel Power Plant

Upper & Lower Sileru Hydel Power Plant

Tungabhadra Hydel Power Plant

Nellore Thermal Power Plant

Vijayawada Thermal Power Plant

Muddanur Thermal Power Plant.

PROJECTS/ DAMS : Srisailam Dam (Krishna river), Sriram Sagar Reservoir (Godavari), Dindi Reservoir (Krishna)

ANDHRA PRADESH NATIONAL PARKS and SANCTUARIES 

Sri Venkateswara National Park

Rajiv Gandhi National Park.

Mrugavani National Park

Coringa Wild Life Sanctuary

Kolleru Wild Life Sanctuary

Nellapattu Wild Life Sanctuary

Pulicat Lake Wild Life Sanctuary

Rollapadu Wild Life Sanctuary

Rajiv Gandhi (Nagarjuna Sagar – Srisailam) Wild Life Sanctuary

Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary – Uppalapadu

Andhra Pradesh Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park

Telineelapuram Bird Sanctuary – Srikakulam

Telukunchi Bird Sanctuary – Srikakulam

Atapaka Bird Sanctuary – Kolleru Lake.

ANDHRA PRADESH MAIN CITIES 

Amaravati

Vijayawada (Krishna River)

Vishakhapatnam

Guntur

Nellore

Kurnool

Kadapa

Kakinada

Vizianagaram

Nandyal

Machilipatnam

Tenali

Hindupur

Guntakal

Madanapalle.

AIRPORTS : Vishakapatnam Airport – Vishakapatnam, Rajamandri.

MISCELLANEOUS

Indian Institute of Management (IIM)- Vishakapatnam.

All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS)- Mangalagiri, Guntur

Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER)- Tirupathi

Central Institute of Plastic Engineering & Technology- Anatapur district

Vishakapatnam International Airport- Vishakapatnam

Rajamandry Airport- Rajamandry

Tirupati Airport- Tirupati

Gannavaram Airport- Vijayawada

Apca – Vdca Stadium, Visakhakapatnam

Indira Gandhi Stadium, Vijayawada

Andhra Pradesh is called, the Rice Bowl of India.

Swasthya Vidya Vahini Scheme : Andhra Pradesh state launched a health education program by name Swasthya Vidya Vahini, program aimed to develop a disease – free state

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