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Visakhapatnam City Facts


Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, popularly known as Vizag, is a booming industrial city on the east coast of India. The port city with the biggest ship building yard in India, is also the headquarters of the Eastern Naval Command. The beautiful city with its twin town Waltair, forms a harmonious blend of majestic hills, valleys and golden beaches along the Bay of Bengal coastline. In addition to being a major port handling high volume of cargo, it has developed oil refining, fertilizer, petro-chemical, steel plant, sugar refining and jute industries.


Area : 11,200 Sq.Km.
Population : 35lakhs (2001 Cen.)
Season : December to March
STD Code : 0891
Temperature : Maximum - 34oC; Minimum - 20oC
Literacy : 69%