Amaravati is the capital city of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh and is a newly planned city which derives its name from the ancient Amaravathi town located in Guntur district. Amaravati along with neighboring Vijayawada, Guntur and Tenali form the metropolitan region of Amaravati, namely Andhra Pradesh Capital Region.
The capital city of Amaravati is a new city planned in Thullur mandal and is different from the historical Buddhist town of Amaravathi. Amaravati region is an important part and has been ruled by many kingdoms from ancient history. Amaravati was the capital city for Satavahana kings and Vasireddy Venkatadri Nayudu.
The city is being built on the banks of the Krishna River and is 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) south-west of Vijayawada, which is also the closest Airport - Vijayawada International Airport. It takes around 30 minutes to drive from Amaravati.
You can also reach Vijawada by train and by road, depending on your convenience.
During November, the region experiences a temperature between 15 degrees to 28 degrees and is usually pleasant.
Amaravati, the People's capital of Andhra Pradesh, is envisioned to be a city of world-class standards with a vision of increasing Andhra Pradesh’s prominence in the world.