Hyderabad capital of Andhra Pradesh is one amongst the largest metropolitan cities. This city is famous for its sobriquet - City of Pearls. Established in 1591 AD it has developed a unique culture as it is situated on the river banks of Musi River. Talking of Secunderabad, the twin cities - Hyderabad and Secunderabad fall under one ambit of municipal unit and that is Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.
The city of Visakhapatanam lies along the Bay of Bengal. Also know as Vizag to the locals, it has a rich and varied history and is a major harbor for trading since the ancient times. It has been ruled by different Indian rulers over the period and also the British, the Dutch and the French. The eminent records kept by both Indians before time and that of the Europeans show the trade capital that the city is since a long time. The city is well connected via air to the major cities of the country. It also has good road and rail network that connects the nearby major cities.