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Andhra Pradesh: State in southern India
Andhra Pradesh is one of the 28 states of India, situated in the south-eastern part of the country. It is the eight-largest state in India, covering an area of 162,975 km2 (62,925 sq mi). As per the 2011 census, it is the tenth-most populous state, with 49,386,799 inhabitants. Amaravati is the capital city of Andhra Pradesh which is located on the southern bank of Krishna river. The largest city is Visakhapatnam. Telugu, one of the classical languages of India, is the major and official language of Andhra Pradesh.

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Andhra Pradesh court jails 13 for 2 days for violating lockdown

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Special container train to carry 2.4 litres of milk from Tirupathi to Delhi amid Coronavirus Lockdown

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Andhra Pradesh cabinet approves abolition of state's legislative council

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