About Vijayawada ( latitude: 16.5192800, longitude: 80.6304900 )
Vijayawada is a Capital City of AndhraPradesh. It is located on the banks of the Krishna River. The city is a major trading and business center and hence, it is also known as “The Business Capital of Andhra Pradesh”. As of 2011 Census of India, the city had a population of 1,048,240 and urban agglomeration population of 1,491,202.
The city has been recognised as a "Global City of the Future" by McKinsey Quarterly. It is one of the commercial hubs of Andhra Pradesh with a GDP of $3 billion in 2010, and is expected to grow up to $17 billion by 2025. According to Ministry of Urban Development, it is the cleanest city in the state of Andhra Pradesh with a total of 49.060 points. The political, agricultural, industrial sectors are a boon for its recognition. It is the hub of transportation with one of the largest railway junctions in India.
As per the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014, the state capital Hyderabad will serve as de jure capital of both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for a period of time not exceeding 10 years. On 4 September 2014, Andhra Pradesh State Assembly announced that the future capital of the state will be located around Vijayawada. As an interim measure, many Andhra Pradesh government departments will be moved to Vijayawada until a permanent capital city is established.