Andhra Pradesh, the third largest state in India is said to have been the home of the Pre- Dravidian inhabitants. Andhra region witnessed the rule of Chandragupta Maurya during which it established itself as an independent kingdom. The state located in South India, is bounded by Tamil Nadu in the south, Maharashtra in the North and North-West, Madhya Pradesh in the North-East, Karnataka in the West, and the Bay of Bengal in the East. The medieval city of Hyderabad is its capital. The main languages spoken here are Telugu, English, Urdu and Hindi. State Bird -Indian roller State Animal - Black buck State Flower - To be declared State Tree - Neem
|The Andhra Pradesh State Legislative Assembly at the centre of Hyderabad City.
||Kuchipudi, the traditional dance of Andhra Pradesh.
||Telugu and Urdu
||45.11 % (1991 census)