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Area: 217

The Boundaries of Hyderabad district are Nalgonda district, Mahaboobnagar district, Karnataka state and Medak district in the East, South, West and North directions respectively.

Rivers : Musi

Major Places: Hyderabad, Secunderabad

Vazir sultan Tobacco, B.E, Indian Hume pipe Ltd at Azamabad, Hyderabad Asbestos Ltd and Plywood Ltd., Praga Tools, Midhani, N.F.C, D.R.D.O and E.C.I.L

Pilgrimage Centers:
Ujjaini Mahakali temple, Mecca Masjid, Birla mandir, Church of Our Lady of Health, Ek Minar mosque, Jama masjid, Holy trinity church, Khairatabad mosque, Alwal Krishna Balaji temple, Saidani Maa Ki Dargah, Mushirabad mosque, St, Joseph's church, Spanish mosque, Toli masjid and Sanghi temple.

Tourist Places:
Lumbini Park, Mir Alam tank, Nehru Zoological Park, Public gardens, Osman Sagar, Indira park, Shilaparamam, Hussain sagar lake, Ocean park, Ramoji Film city, Kidwai gardens and NTR gardens.

Historic and Architectural Monuments:
Charminar, Golconda fort, Paigah palace, Ashurkhana, Bolaram residency, Hi -Tech city, Qutub Shahi tombs, Osmania University, State legislative assembly, Falaknuma Palace, Lal bahadur Stadium, Maula Ali, Puranapul, Purani Haveli, Residency, Asmangarh fort, Kingkoti palace, Chiran fort, University of Hyderabad and High court building.

Art Galleries and Museums:
Salarjung Museum, State Archaeological museum, Health museum, Khajana Buildings, Museum, Birla Science museum, Birla Archaeological museum and Andhra Pradesh State Archives.

Bidriware Metal crafts, Ikat fabrics, Perfumes, Bangles and Pearls.

Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh, along with its twin city Secunderabad has over 400 years of history. Hyderabad is a heady mixture of heritage, traditionally hospitality and a thriving software revolution. A revolution that has already attracted Microsoft to set its only overseas base here. The fifth largest city in India and has a population of over 2.2 million. Hyderabad is famous world over for its fabulous Diamond markets, glass embedded bangles and the delectable Hyderabadi cuisine.

It has a Hindu - Muslim culture with a number of monuments of historical importance. Legend says that in 1589 Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah, the fifth ruler of the Qutub Shahi dynasty founded a new city along the banks of river Musi for his ladylove, Bhagmati. The city was then called Bhagyanagar. Later when Bhagmati entered the royal family, she was honored with the title Hyder Mahal. And Bhagyanagar became Hyderabad. There are no forests in this district, and this district is the Smallest district in Andhra Pradesh and the densest one in the whole State.

India's First Cigarette Charminar was produced from Vazir Sultan Tobacco factory situated at Azamabad area, which has more than a Hundred years of manufacturing experience on this branded Cigarette. Apart from this Many Public Limited Companies like B.H.E.L, H.A.L, DRDO, MIDHANI, NFC, ECIL, CITD, HMT etc are placed in this District.

The major water sources for the twin cities are Singur Project on River Manjeera in Medak district and Osman sagar on River Musi at Gandipet. Hyderabad with its rich cultural backdrop is famous for its Bangles and Ivory products. Osmania University the Oldest one in Andhra Pradesh established in 1919, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Potti Sri Ramulu Telugu University, Acharya N.G.Raga agricultural University, Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad University (Central University) are Chief pioneers in educational establishments in the district.

Hyderabad has a domestic and an International airport at Begumpet about 16 km from the city. Secunderabad is a major junction and headquarters of the South Central Railway Zone. The district has an extensive network of National highways and other roads. It is well connected by road with all the important towns in the State.

Tourist Attractions
S.NoTourist SpotThemePlace
 1 A.P.State MuseumMuseums  Hyderabad  
 2 Aalankrita-the Ethnic GatewayLeisure Spots  Hyderabad  
 3 Asman Garh PalaceMonuments  Hyderabad  
 4 Bidri CraftHandicrafts  Hyderabad  
 5 Birla MandirPilgrim Centres  Hyderabad  
 6 Botanical GardensLeisure Spots  Hyderabad  
 7 CharminarMonuments  Hyderabad  
 8 Dhola-ri-DhaniLeisure Spots  Hyderabad  
 9 Dream Valley ResortsLeisure Spots  Hyderabad  
 10 Durgam Cheruvu(Secret Lake)Lakes & Rivers  Hyderabad  
 11 Falaknuma PalaceMonuments  Hyderabad  
 12 Gandipet LakeLakes & Rivers  Hyderabad  
 13 Golconda FortMonuments  Hyderabad  
 14 Hitec CityLeisure Spots  Hyderabad  
 15 Hussain Sagar LakeLakes & Rivers  Hyderabad  
 16 JalaviharAmusement ParkHyderabad
 17 Legislative AssemblyMonuments  Hyderabad  
 18 Leomeridian ResortResortSecunderabad 
 19 Leonia ResortResortShameerpet 
 20 Lumbini ParkLeisure Spots  Hyderabad  
 21 Mahaveer Harina Vanasthali 
 National Park
Wild Life  Hyderabad  
 22 Mecca MasjidPilgrim Centres  Hyderabad  
 23 Mir Alam TankLakes & Rivers  Hyderabad  
 24 Mrigavani National 
Wild Life  Chilkur  
 25 NTR GardensLeisure Spots  Hyderabad  
 26 Nehru Zoological ParkWild Life  Hyderabad  
 27 Ocean ParkLeisure Spots  Hyderabad  
 28 Osmania UniversityMonuments  Hyderabad  
 29 Osmansagar LakeLakes & Rivers  Hyderabad  
 30 Paigah TombsMonuments  Hyderabad  
 31 Pragati Green Meadows & 
Leisure Spots  Hyderabad  
 32 Prasad's Imax TheaterEntertainment Hyderabad
 33 Public GardensLeisure Spots  Hyderabad  
 34 Purani HaveliMonuments  Hyderabad  
 35 Qutb Shahi TombsMonuments  Hyderabad  
 36 Ramoji Film CityLeisure Spots  Hyderabad  
 37 Raymonds TombMonuments  Hyderabad  
 38 Runway 9Leisure Spots  Hyderabad  
 39 Santhigiri Ayurveda CentreMajor Destinations  Hyderabad  
 40 Shamirpet LakeLakes & Rivers  Hyderabad  
 41 Shilparamam-The Crafts 
Leisure Spots  Hyderabad  
 42 Snow WorldAmusement ParkHyderabad
 43 The Birla Planetarium & 
 Science Museum
Leisure Spots  Hyderabad  
 44 The Nizam's MuseumMuseums  Hyderabad  
 45 The Salar Jung MuseumMuseums  Hyderabad  
 46 The Statue of Lord BuddhaBuddhist Centres  Hyderabad  
 47Treasure IslandLeisure SpotsHyderabad
 48 Yogi Bear ParkAmusement ParkHyderabad