Updated on: Mar 11, 2013
Vishakhapatnam is a major port and the second largest city in the state of Andhra Pradesh with a population of approximately 5,832,336 (2006 census). It is the administrative headquarters of Visakhapatnam district and is home to the Eastern Naval Command of the Indian Navy. Visakhapatnam is often referred to as “The Jewel of The East Coast or The City of Destiny” and is sometimes referred to as the "Goa of the East Coast."

With many beautiful tourist spots including Dolphin's Nose, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Rishikonda Beach, Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy, Simhachalam, etc. attracts thousands and thousands of visitors every year.

Visakhapatnam experiences a tropical savanna with little variation in temperature through the year. May is the hottest month with average temperatures around 32oC (90oF), while January is the coolest month with average temperatures near 23oC (73oF).

Festivals in Visakhapatnam include Visakha Utsav, ISKCON Utsav, Lumbini Festival, Navy Day, etc.

Educational Scenario of Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam is considered to have many leading institutes of higher education. Gradually it has become the centre of attraction for the admission seekers, for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate level courses. With excellent faculty and administration, the city colleges generate a learning ambiance for the aspirants all across the country.
Among the city's many other institutions of higher learning are Agricultural Polytechnic College, Gitam Dental College, Raghu Engineering College, Govt ITI, Icfai University, etc. The city can also boost of some world class schools like Adarsh Talent School, Bal Bharati Public School, Dolphin School, J.N.P. School, etc.

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