Definitions for visakhapatnamvɪˈsɑ kəˈpʌt nəm
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word visakhapatnam
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Vi•sa•kha•pat•namvɪˈsɑ kəˈpʌt nəm(n.)
a seaport in Andhra Pradesh, in E India, on the Bay of Bengal. 752,037.
Category: Geography (places)
A large city and district in India, in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Visakhapatnam is a port city on the southeast coast of India. With a population of 2,035,299, it is the second largest city in the state of Andhra Pradesh and the third largest city on the east coast of India. Visakhapatnam is located 625 kilometres east of the state capital, Hyderabad. The city is home to several state-owned heavy industries and a steel plant; it is one of India's largest seaports and has the country's oldest shipyard. Visakhapatnam has the only natural harbour on the east coast of India. It is nestled among the hills of the Eastern Ghats and faces the Bay of Bengal on the east. Visakhapatnam is the administrative headquarters of Visakhapatnam district and headquarters of the Eastern Naval Command of the Indian Navy.
Find a translation for the visakhapatnam definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these visakhapatnam definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"visakhapatnam." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 18 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/visakhapatnam>.