Name of the state:Telangana
Area:625 km˛ (241 sq mi)
Languages:Urdu, Telugu, Hindi and English
Currency of Hyderabad India:Indian Rupees
City code / STD code of Hyderabad:040
From Delhi - 1499 km
From Mumbai - 711 km
From Bangalore - 562 km
From Chennai - 688 km
From Kolkatta - 1516 km
Hyderabad (Pearl City) Founded in the year 1591, capital of Telangana and the largest city of Telangana, in the region of Telangana. This city was founded on the southern banks of river Musi . It is also known as the historic old city lies on the Deccan Plateau, 541 meters (1776 ft) above sea level, over an area of 625 km˛ (244 mile˛). The fouth largest city of India is known for its rich history, food and its multi-lingual culture, both geographically and culturally. It has an estimated population of around 8 million. Like Bangalore, this is one of India's fastest-growing cities and founded reputation as one of the safest cities in the world.
There are four languages in Hyderabad: Hindi, Deccani-Urdu, Telugu and English. English is the language of business and administration, and is widely spoken and understood. Most Hyderabadis are bilingual, and speak their mother tongue as well as English. It offers a variety of tourist attractions ranging from Heritage monuments, Lakes and Parks, Gardens and Resorts, Museums to delectable cuisine and a delightful shopping experience.
Hi-tech Hyderabad, the city of traditions and technology was founded in 1591 by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the fifth Qutub Shahi. Sultan of Golconda. This magnificent city on the banks of the river Musi is an important centre of Islamic culture and retains the medieval flavour and old world charm.
The ‘city of Minarets’ is not only famous for its rich heritage and culture but is also known for its excellent scientific temperament. It is a major educational and industrial centre and has also emerged as one of the IT capitals of India.
Hyderabad is a tourist’s delighted too and caters to the demands of every tourist. The marvellous medieval monuments, fine museums and art galleries, elegant shrines, graceful gardens, amusement parks, busy bazaars and of course, the beautiful Hussain Lake are some of the few attractions along with the traditional Hyderabadi hospitality, which makes it virtually impossible to miss this majestic destination.