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HYDERABAD

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Hyderabad

This is the administrative capital of AndhraPradesh with the twin city, Secundrabad about 3 k.m. from Hyderabad. Hyderabad is the old city and Secundrabad is the modern city. This city is well planed for tourist attraction. SALLARJUNG MUSEUM, Zoo, Birla Mandhir, Hussain Sagar, Sharminar and Nizam Palces are worthy secenes for touristers. Hyderabad ranks the second place in India for tidal parks. Which is famous for world class Biryani.

It was founded on the River Musi five miles east of Golconda, the capital of Qutb Shahi kingdom, in 1591-92 by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah. There are different stories on as to how the city came into existence. One of them is that in 16th century it was built to accommodate the surplus population of Golconda. Slowly several buildings came up along the River Musi giving a shape to the city of Hyderabad.

Facts in Hyderabad

Area: 217 Sq Km
Altitude: 536 Meters
Climate: Tropical Wet and Dry
Summer: Max 40 C and Min 22 C
Winter: Max 22C and Min 13.8C
Rainfall: 89cm (June to Sept)
Best Season: June to February
STD Code: 040
State: Andhra Pradesh
Currency: The unit of currency in Hyderabad is the 'Rupee'
Languages Spoken: Urdu, Hindi, Telugu and English
Tipping: Tipping is usually 10% to 15% of the charge
Airport: The airport at Begumpet, 8 Km north of the Hyderabad city.
Electricity: 220v, 50Hz
Religion: About 50% of the population consists of Muslims; there are Hindus and Sikhs also
Exports: Software, Basmati rice and spices, medical transcription and oil exports.
Industries: Electrical fans, cooling systems, software industries, jewelers, pharmaceuticals and automotive industries.

The summers are hot with the mercury soaring to as high as 45 degree Celsius. The city is famous for its pearls and is often referred to as the Pearl City. It is also famous for bangles and its Mughalai cuisines. It is connected with its twin Secunderabad by Hussainsagar an artificial lake constructed in 1562 AD and now situated in the heart of the city.

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