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Vijayawada City Facts


Vijayawada, the third largest city in Andhra Pradesh is located on the banks of the river Krishna in Krishna district. Vijaywada literally meaning 'The Place of Victory', derived its name from the presiding deity Kanaka Durga also known as Vijaya. Earlier known as Bezwada it was an important centre of the Vishnukundin rulers in the 5C -6C and the headquarters of the Early Chalukyas of Badami. The city is a major railway Junction in South India. Vijayawada is a thriving business centre and a convenient base to visit the varied historical sites in the vicinity.


Area : 61.88 Sq.Km.
Population : 851282
Season : September To February
STD Code : 0866
Temperature : Winter : Max: 300C Min :100C
Summer : Max: 460C Min: 170C
Literacy : 71%