Telangana the twelfth largest state in India, and the twelfth most populated state in India is one of the 29 states in India, located in southern India. Telangana has an area of 112,077 square kilometres and a population of 35,193,978 (2011 census). Hyderabad is the joint capital for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh (AP) for the interim period till 2024.
Telangana acquired its identity as the Telugu-speaking region following a movement for separation, it was awarded separate statehood on 2 June 2014.
Hyderabad has been a favourite destination for travellers for a long time due to its royal history, palaces, forts, monuments, lakes and natural splendour. The Nawabi city represents a fascinating blend of the past and present and a shining spot on the kaleidoscope that is India. Hyderabad offers a range of attractions for its visitors in terms of wildlife, nature, religious places, film, entertainment etc. It is a leading tourist destination for national and international tourists. It is also a hub for medical tourism in Asia.
Hyderabad is a major hub for IT sector and the services industry. It is the fifth largest city in India and one of the rapidly expanding and developing cities in the world.
It is a cosmopolitan city with a metropolitan outlook that has embraced modernity in every sense. The city, with more than 500 year old history has made impressive strides in sectors like Film, Entertainment, Aviation, Defence, Public Sector and is reckoned as a leading Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing and Exhibitions (MICE) destination. The T-Hub-designed for tech start-ups, to catalyse the creation of a vibrant entrepreneur community is the latest milestone as part of the start-up success stories in India.