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Official Map of Telangana

Survey of India released official map of newly formed state Telangana on state's first formation day. It described state's heritage and resources in the map as follows:

  • Telangana is the 12th largest state in India.
  • Capital: Hyderabad
  • Official language: Telugu, Urdu is the second most widely spoken language.
  • Major rivers: Godavari on the north, Krishna on the south
  • Small rivers: Bhima, Kinnerasani, Manjeera, Maner, Penganga, Pranahita, Dindi, Pedda vagu, Musi, Taliperu.
  • Rice is the major food crop. Mango, tobacco, sugarcane, cotton are the other crops.
  • Telangana culture is a mixture of Telugu and Persian traditions.
  • Kuchipudi is the important classical dance form.
  • Folk arts like Burra katha, Shadow puppet show are unique arts and crafts.
  • Hindu, Islam are major religions and Bonalu, Bathukamma are major regional festivals.
  • Saraswati temple in Basara, Jogulamba Temple at Alampur, Chilkur, Yadagiri gutta, Bhadrachalam and Nagarjuna Sagar are the important places to visit.

Important places in Telangana

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Neighbour states
  1. Maharashtra (North, North-West)
  2. Chattisgarh (North-East)
  3. Odisha (East)
  4. Andhra Pradesh (South)
  5. Karnataka (West)
Survey of India also included map of twin cities, Hyderabad and Secunderabad, also map of metro rail routes.

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Published date : 08 Jun 2015 02:01PM

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