Place:Vijayawada, Krishna, Andhra Pradesh, India

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NameVijayawada
TypeCity or town
Located inKrishna, Andhra Pradesh, India


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Vijayawada is a city in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, located on the banks of the Krishna River. It is located east of Andhra Pradesh Capital City and is the second largest city in the state after Visakhapatnam. The city is a major trading and business center and hence, it is also known as “The Business Capital of Andhra Pradesh”. census, the city had a population of 1,048,240, making it the second largest city in the state with a million plus population and it had an urban agglomeration population of 1,491,202.[1][2]

This City was declared as Capital of state of Andhra Pradesh by the Andhra Pradesh government The city has been recognised as a "Global City of the Future" by McKinsey Quarterly. It is one of the commercial hubs of Andhra Pradesh with a GDP of $3 billion in 2010, and is expected to increase to $17 billion by 2025. According to Ministry of Urban Development, it is the cleanest city in the state of Andhra Pradesh with a total of 49.060 points. The political, agricultural, industrial sectors are a boon for its recognition. It is the hub of transportation with one of the largest railway junctions in India.

History

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Vijayawada history reveals that Bezawada (Vijayawada) was ruled by King Madhava Varma (Ancestor of Pusapatis of Vizianagaram).

The history of Vijayawada is largely shaped by the changes that were brought about in the city by the British rule. A major project, the Prakasam Barrage, was completed and a railway bridge over the River Krishna that connected Guntur City and its district was one of many improvements constructed.

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