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Tap tae bottom, left tae richt: A view o Visakhapatnam an the Bay o Bengal frae Kailasagiri Park, Simhachalam Temple, Keeng George Hospital, Visakhapatnam Port, the Kursura Submarine Museum, the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, an Ramakrishna Mission Beach
Nickname(s): The Jewel o the East Coast
Goa o the East
Financial Caipital o Andhra Pradesh
The Ceety o Destiny
Visakhapatnam is locatit in Andhra Pradesh
Visakhapatnam is locatit in Indie
Coordinates: 17°41′18″N 83°13′07″E / 17.68833°N 83.21861°E / 17.68833; 83.21861Coordinates: 17°41′18″N 83°13′07″E / 17.68833°N 83.21861°E / 17.68833; 83.21861
Kintra Indie
State Andhra Pradesh
Destrict Visakhapatnam
Named for Viśakha
 • Bouk Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC)
 • Municipal commissioner M.Hari Narayanan
 • Commissioner o Polis T.Yoganand,I.P.S.
 • Superintendent o polis Rahul Dev Sharma
 • Destrict collector Praveen Kumar, I.A.S
 • Metropolis 681.96 km2 (263.31 sq mi)
 • Metro[2] 5,573 km2 (2,152 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 45 m (148 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Metropolis 2,035,922
 • Rank 14t (Indie)
1st (Andhra Pradesh)
 • Density 3,000/km2 (7,700/sq mi)
 • Metro[2] 5,340,000
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 530 0XX, 531 1XX
Telephone code +91-891-XXX XXXX
Vehicle registration AP–31,32,33,34
Wabsteid Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation

Visakhapatnam ([ʋiʃaːkʰapaʈːɳam]) is the lairgest ceety, baith in terms o aurie an population, in the Indie state o Andhra Pradesh. It is locatit on the coast o Bay o Bengal in the north eastren region o the state. It is the admeenistrative heidquarters o Visakhapatnam destrict an aa the Financial Caipital o Andhra Pradesh.[4] As o 2011, the population o the ceety wis recordit as 2,035,922, makkin it the 14t lairgest ceety in the kintra an the fowert lairgest ceety in Sooth Indie.[1] The Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Region is the nint maist populous in Indie wi a population o 5,340,000[5]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Municipalities, Municipal Corporations & UDAs" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on 7 June 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2016. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Key Facts on VMR" (PDF). Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority. pp. 44–45. Retrieved 21 December 2015. 
  3. "Elevation for Visakhapatnam". Veloroutes. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 
  4. "Administration-AP-Financial Capital". Visakhapatnam. 29 April 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  5. "Key Facts Of VMR" (PDF). Retrieved 17 February 2016.