Hyderabad is the 6th Largest City of India with population of 70 Lakh (7 Million)
- Hyderabad is the capital of Andhra Pradesh and the fifth largest city in India.
- This cosmopolitan city has rail and road links with Chennai-Delhi, Chennai-Calcutta and Chennai-Mumbai railway lines.
- It can also be reached by air.
- Hyderabad and Secunderabad are separated by not more than a mile in between, are rightly known as twin cities.
- The beautiful city with all its modern structures and facilities has not failed to retain its old charm.
- There are ancient monuments of historic importance.
- There are enough specimen to evince the influence of medieval Indian, Saracenic Mughal and later the colonial English architecture.
- The city also has ancient mosques, palacial forts, magnificent palaces, placid lakes and picnic garden draw thousands of tourists.
- In Hyderabad, the Hindu, Islamic ad Saracenic architecture fuse together to bring out a secular structure.
- The mean temperature in summer is around 22c while it soars up to a maximum of 43c at times.
- The winter temperature hovers between a minimum of 12c and a maximum of 22c.
- ‘Bidri’ and ‘KinKhab’, the traditional handicrafts are still cherished in Hyderabad.
- ‘Bidri’ is the art which adorns black metal articles with silver designs which leads to striking comparisons with a dark night sky being ripped apart by sparkling streaks of lightning.
- The Bidri style of decorations found on Moghuls weapons evince how much they doted on the art.
- KinKhab is an equally intricate art which decorates silk garments with gold silver embroidery.