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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Rajahmundry is a city and a municipal corporation in East Godavari district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located on the holy banks of River Godavari. It is known as cultural capital of Andhra Pradesh. It has a rich cultural past with a flourishing present and a promising future. The population is 6, 13,347 inhabitants in 2006 census.
 
It was the first capital of many known Telugu Kingdoms. The Chalukya ruler Rajaraja Narendra ruled this city around 1022. The city has traces of 11th century fine palaces, and fort walls. However, new archeological evidence suggests that the city may have existed far before the Chalukyas. As of 2001 India census, Rajahmundry had a population of 313,347 inhabitants. The males constitute 50 percent of the population and females 50 percent. Rajahmundry has an average literacy rate of 70 percent, higher than the national average of 59.5 percent, male literacy is 74 percent, and female literacy is 66 percent. In Rajahmundry, 10 percent of the population is under 6 years of age.

Rajahmundry experiences a boom with day tourists, owing to the clear air, town character with rich culture, high quality of life and conspicuously original history. The picturesque scenery, the majesty of nature, the slow pace of life, and the welcoming nature of its people also combine to make this region one of the most important tourist attractions in India.

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