Amaravati


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Amaravati

(ŭ'mərävŭ`tē), ancient ruined city, Andhra Pradesh state, SE India, near the mouth of the Krishna River. The former capital of the Buddhist Satavahana, or Andhra, kingdom, it is a well-known archaeological site. Remains include a beautiful Buddhist stupa (1st cent. A.D.). In 2015 an area including the ancient city was designated as the location for Andhra Pradesh's future capital, also to be called Amaravati.
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Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) on Thurday, stressed that India needed to bring back the educational glory of ancient period like universities of Taxila, Nalanda, Sarnath, Amaravati, Banaras, Kanchi and Ujjain; and medieval period like Odantapura (745 CE), Vikramasila (810 CE), Somapura (480 CE), and Jagaddala (1090 CE).
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