|Carved out from Andhra Pradesh on June 2, 2014, Telangana is the newest state of India. It is landlocked state located in the southern part of India. As shown on the given Telangana Map, it shares its boundary with Maharashtra in north, Karnataka in the west, Andhra Pradesh in the south and east, Odisha in the east, and Chhattisgarh in the north-east. At present, Hyderabad is the common capital of both of the states Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Geographically, the state has an area of about 114,840 sq. km. that covers large part of Deccan Plateau. The state has two major rivers namely Godavari and Krishna Rivers. Besides, there are many other minor rivers such as Bhima, Musi, Manjira etc. However, most land part of the state is dry. With semi-arid climate, Telangana has less rainfall.
Further, culture and tradition of the state is pretty fascinating because it reflects amalgam of Persian, Nizams, and other south Indian cultures. And, economy of the state depends largely upon agriculture; the important crops are rice, cotton, mango, and tobacco. However, peanuts and sunflowers are also important.