10 Facts About Amaravati

1.

Amaravati is the capital of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

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2.

Name "Amaravati" derives from the historical Amaravathi village, the ancient capital of the Satavahana dynasty.

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3.

The bus rapid transit system in Amaravati to connect with the adjacent Vijayawada and Guntur cities by world-class road network is part of the CRDA project.

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4.

The Amaravati project has substantially slowed with no deadline in sight.

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5.

Amaravati is an Urban Notified Area and its urban development and planning activities are undertaken by the Amaravati Development Corporation Limited and Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority .

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6.

Residents of Amaravati are mainly Telugu-speaking people along with some Urdu and other minorities.

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7.

Amaravati‚ÄďAnantapur Expressway, supported by Kurnool and Kadapa Feeder Roads is an ongoing greenfield expressway project, which would provide faster road access from the districts of Anantapur, Guntur, Kadapa, Kurnool and Prakasam to Amaravati, Rajamahendravaram, Kakinada, and Visakhapatnam.

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8.

The Amaravati seed capital road is an arterial road under construction to access the core capital area from National Highway 16.

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9.

From 16 to 18 November in 2018, Amaravati hosted the second F1H2O World championship Grand Prix ever held in India.

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10.

Happy Cities Summit Amaravati 2019 backed by APCRDA aims to build on the success and momentum of the inaugural summit to establish Amaravati at the forefront of the discourse on urban innovation with a focus on citizen happiness.

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