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Visakhapatnam is the largest city, both in terms of area and population in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Visakhapatnam is located 363 kilometres north east of the proposed state capital of Amaravati and 587 kilometres of Hyderabad, the common capital of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It is the administrative headquarters of Visakhapatnam district and also the Financial Capital of Andhra Pradesh. As of 2011, the population of the city was recorded as 1,897,823, making it 10th largest city in India.
Visakhapatnam is the principal commercial hub of the state, and contributes to its economy in many sectors such as heavy industries, tourism, industrial minerals, fishing, and information technology. Visakhapatnam Port is the fifth busiest port in India in terms of cargo handled. The city serves as the headquarters for Eastern Naval Command of the Indian Navy and is home to the oldestshipyard and the only natural harbour on the east coast of India.
The bifurcation of AP has accorded Vizag the status of the biggest and the most developed city in the residuary state. The Central Govt's resolve to make Vizag an International and SMART CITY in collaboration with the United States & rolled out plans for metro rail in Visakhapatnam, with developmental initiatives are likely to trigger a massive economic and industrial boost.