Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam (/vɪsɑːkhʌpʌtnʌm/; also known as Vizag) is the largest city and the financial capital[5] of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.[6] The city is the administrative headquarters of Visakhapatnam district and the Eastern Naval Command of Indian Navy.[7] Its geographical location is amidst Eastern Ghats mountain range and the coast of Bay of Bengal.[8] It is the most populous city in the state[9][7][10] with a population of 2,035,922 making it 14th largest city in the country. It is also the 9th most populous metropolitan area in India with a population of 53,40,000.[1][11][12]As of 2016,Visakhapatnam ranks 9th richest city in the country with the GDP of 2.79 lakh crore rupees($43.5 billion).[13][14][15]

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