India Essay

3187 WordsDec 25, 201113 Pages
Demographic and geographic of all the cities 1) Hyderabad: - Hyderabad is the capital of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is one of the largest metropolitan city of India with an area of 650 square kilometers (250 sq mi), The city has 6,809,970 residents and the metropolitan area comprise of 7,749,334 residents making it the fourth most populous city and the sixth-most populous urban agglomeration in India. The city is often known with the sobriquet The City of Pearls and referred as theHeart of the Indian Peninsula. Hyderabad was founded by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah in 1591 AD on the banks of river Musi located in the Deccan region at the crossroads of North and South India. The city has developed a unique culture that is reflected in its lifestyle, language, and architecture. The twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad come under the ambit of a single municipal unit, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. The Hyderabad was once a global center of the diamond and pearls trade, and during the last two decades the city had emerged as a major global center for the Information Technology (IT) industry, housing the Indian head offices of many multinational IT companies. Various biopharmaceutical firms have their operations in Hyderabad owing to its established public sector in life research and the Genome Valley science park In 2008, the city's prime residential real estate reached the highest growth percentage in India. The city is home to the Telugu Film Industry, known popularly as Tollywood. Hyderabad is home to some historical sites, including the UNESCO Asia Pacific Heritage site of the Chowmahalla Palace. The city is a regular tourist hotspot and carries many places of interest. Geography Hyderabad is spread over an area of 650 km2, and situated on Deccan plateau, located in North West of Andhra Pradesh; it has an average elevation of about 536 metres

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