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Andhra Pradesh

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Introduction

Down there at the river

Down there at the river

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Andhra Pradesh is a Indian state in the southeastern part of the country and is the 5th most populous state in India.

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Geography

Andhra Pradesh covers around 275,000 square kilometres and has a coastline of almost 1,000 kilometres, forming its eastern border with the Bay of Bengal. Furthermore, the state is bordered by Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Orissa in the north, Tamil Nadu to the south and Karnataka to the west.

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Cities

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Getting There

By Plane

Hyderabad International Airport, located around 25 kilometres from the centre of Hyderabad, is the major gateway to Andhra Pradesh, handles both domestic and international flights. Domestic flights are available to all the major cities within the country, including Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Aizwal, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Tirupati, Visakhapatnam, Bhubaneswar, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Raipur, Thiruvananthapuram, Aurangabad, Bhopal, Goa, Indore, Rajahmundry, Vadodara, Hubli, Nagpur, Tuticorin, Agartala and Coimbatore. International destinations include cities such as Dubai, Sharjah, New York, Dammam, Jeddah, Frankfurt, Riyadh, Singapore, London, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Kuala Lumpur, Doha, Bangkok and Chicago.
There is a non-stop air-conditioned shuttle bus service available from the airport to the city centre. These buses run at 30 minutes interval to/from several points in the city and the airport between 3:30am and 11:30pm hours, and at a 1 hour frequency between 11:30pm to 3:30am. Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSTRC) also provides non air-conditioned bus services between various points in the city and the airport at much lower fares. A dedicated train service is also being constructed, which is expected to be operational in a few years time.

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