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About Vizianagaram



Vizianagaram is the main city and Head Quarters of the Vizianagaram district of Northeast Andhra Pradesh in south India. Vizianagaram district was formed on 1 June 1979, with some parts carved from the neighboring districts Srikakulam andVisakhapatnam. It is the largest municipality of Andhra Pradesh in terms of population till Date. It is located about 18 KM inland from the Bay of Bengal, and 42 KM northeast of Visakhapatnam. The meaning of Vizianagaram is the "City of Victory" and it is also sometimes referred to as the "City of Education". Vizianagaram is an important business and educational center for north coastal Andhra and the adjoining state of Odisha. It is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Andhra Pradesh. Its proximity to Vizag city (about 40 KM) has caused a large influx of the working class in recent years