Vijayawada

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Vijayawada

(vĭjä'yəväd`ə), formerly

Bezwada,

city (1991 pop. 845,756), Andhra Pradesh state, SE India, near the Krishna River delta. It is a transportation and administrative hub and the trade center for the Eastern Ghats. It has an airport with connections to major Indian cities. Chromite is mined in the vicinity and toys are manufactured. Vijayawada is a religious center and destination for Hindi pilgrims; Brahmanic cave temples (7th-century Dravidian) are nearby.

Vijayawada

a town in SE India, in E central Andra Pradesh on the Krishna River: Hindu pilgrimage centre. Pop.: 825 436 (2001)
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