Area & Location: Being in the Telangana region of Andra Pradesh, Hyderabad is located in the center of Andhra Pradesh. Lies on the Deccan plateau, the city is located 541m above sea level. The city occupies an area of 260 sq. km. Situated at 17.366º Latitude North and 78.476º Longitude East, the city has a population of 6.1 million making it the sixth largest metropolis in India and 40th largest metropolitan area in the world.
Transportation: Shamshabad Airport is the main airport that serves the city. The city has a light rail transportation system known as MultiModal Transport System (MMTS). This connects the city with other parts of the state. Secunderabad Railway Station, Hyderabad Railway Station and Kachiguda Railway Station link the city with various parts of the country. The city also has an extensive road network that leads the city to other neighboring states. The largest state transport undertaking in the world Andra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation is the main pubic transport in the city besides, auto rickshaws and taxis.
Hotels:The city has variety of hotels that serve mouth-watering delicacies for nominal price. Sheraton Kakatiya Hotel & Towers, Taj Krishna, Hotel Viceroy, Fortune Katriya, Taj Banjara Hyderabad, Best Western Amrutha Castle, Green Park, Taj Residency, Park Inn Aditya, Hotel Golkonda and Tara are the famous hotels that are excellent in quality and service. Main famous dishes like Hyderabadi Biryani, Khubani ka Mitha represent the city. The city also has many sweet shops that serve traditional sweets.
Places of Attraction:Hyderabad has a handful of places to be visited and that too must visit places. The number of historical and cultural architectures makes the city a world famous one. Also, tourists from various parts of the country reach the City of Pearls to purchase pure pearls for which the city is famous. Charminar - the major landmark in Hyderabad with four graceful minarets, Falaknuma Palace, Golconda Fort, Salar Jung Museum -the largest one-man collection of antiques in the world, Makkah Masjid - a stone-built mosque, Birla Planetarium, Chilkur Balaji, Nehru Zoological Park - among the largest in Asia, Husain Sagar - man-made lake, Public Gardens of Hyderabad, Purani Haveli - the official residence of the Nizam, Chowmahalla Palace, Snow World, NTR Park and Birla Temple are the famous as well as interesting places to be visited in the city. Besides this, the light and sound show that depicts the history of the city really enthralls the audience.