Andhra Pradesh District Map

District Map of Andhra Pradesh
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*Map provides the information of Andhra Pradesh Districts, Location of Districts and Headquaters.
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Andhra Pradesh is one of India's Southern states situated on the coastline of Bay of Bengal. Ranked highest among the rice producing states of India, Andhra Pradesh is nicknamed as Rice Bowl of India. With an area of 162,970 square kilometres it is the eighth largest state of India by size and with 49,386,799 inhabitants, it is the tenth largest state by population.

Hyderabad was the capital city of Andhra Pradesh, but with bifurcation of Telangana, the city will now serve as capital of the new state. Andhra Pradesh will function from Hyderabad till 2024 and Amaravati is being developed to take over as Andhra's Capital.

The population of Andhra Pradesh before the formation of Telangana as a separate state was 84,655,533 (2011 census) and it then covered an area of 275,045 sq km. But now, the state is spread across 160,205 sq km and has a population of 49,378,776. Its neighbouring states are Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Odisha.

Andhra Pradesh is famous for its delicious Andhra cuisine - tangy, hot and spicy. Red chilli is produced in abundance here and is a favourite among the locals.

Districts and Administration in Andhra Pradesh:

Andhra Pradesh has a total number of twenty three districts and is divided into two regions:

These regions have been subdivided into districts. Each district is governed by a District Magistrate, an official from the Indian Administrative Service, who is in charge of administration and revenue collection. A Superintendent of Police, on officer from the Indian Police Service, is in charge of maintaining law and order in the district and a Deputy Conservator of Forests, an officer from the Indian Forest Service, who is in charge of forests, environment and wildlife.

Tourism in Andhra Pradesh:

Andhra Pradesh is blessed with natural beauty and many tourist attractions. Popular tourist centres in Andhra Pradesh are Visakhapatnam- the beach city, Chittoor- Horsley Hills, Kurnool - Mahanandishwara temple, Rajamundri and Prashanti Nilayam -Puttaparthi, Tirupati Balaji Temple at Tirupati, the churches and temples of Vijaywada, and the temples of Nellore. A scenic destination in Vishakapatnam, the Araku valley is a perfect tourist destination. Srisailam is a popular pilgrimage centre, while Leepakshi is a historical heritage site from the 16th century. Leepakshi handicrafts are very famous. Papikondalu and Rajahmundry have a lake and backwaters. Talakona waterfalls enchant with their scenic beauty and are famous for their herbs with healing powers. The area is often visited by trekkers.

List of Districts in Andhra Pradesh

S No. District Headquarters Population (Census 2011) Sex Ratio (per 1000) Average Literacy
1 Anantapur Anantapur 4081148 977 63.57%
2 Chittoor Chittoor 4174064 997 71.53%
3 East Godavari Kakinada 5154296 1006 70.99%
4 Guntur Guntur 4887813 1003 67.40%
5 Krishna Machilipatnam 4517398 992 73.74%
6 Kurnool Kurnool 4053463 988 59.97%
7 Prakasam Ongole 3397448 981 63.08%
8 Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore Nellore 2963557 985 68.90%
9 Srikakulam Srikakulam 2703114 1015 61.74%
10 Visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam 4290589 1006 66.91%
11 Vizianagaram Vizianagaram 2344474 1019 58.89%
12 West Godavari Eluru 3936966 1004 74.63%
13 YSR (Kadapa) Kadapa 2882469 985 67.30%