Vijayawada

Vijayawada

[vee-juh-yuh-wah-duh]
noun
a city in E Andhra Pradesh, in SE India, on the delta of the Krishna River.
Also, Vijayavada [vee-juh-yuh-wah-duh] .
Formerly Bezwada.
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Vijayawada (ˌviːdʒaɪəˈwɑːdə)
 
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Former name: Bezwada a town in SE India, in E central Andra Pradesh on the Krishna River: Hindu pilgrimage centre. Pop: 825 436 (2001)

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vijayawada

city, east-central Andhra Pradesh state, southern India, on the Krishna River. The city is a centre for Hindu pilgrimages. It is also known for its toys, many of them miniatures. Of note is the Victoria Jubilee Museum, which has a magnificent black granite Buddha. A college of Oriental studies and a medical college are located in the city. Pop. (1991 prelim.) city, 701,351; metropolitan area, 845,305.

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