(Last Updated on : 29/12/2016)
South Indian states include Telangana
, Andhra Pradesh
, Tamil Nadu
. These South Indian states are covering the southern part of the peninsular Deccan Plateau. These states are bounded by the Bay of Bengal in the east, the Arabian Sea in the west and the Indian Ocean in the south. The geography of the region is diverse with two mountain ranges - the Western Ghats Mountain Range in India
and Eastern Ghats Mountain Range in India
, bordering the plateau heartland. Godavari River
, Krishna River
, Kaveri River
, Tungabhadra River
and Vaigai River are important non-perennial sources of water. Bengaluru
are the largest urban areas with the scope to develop the economic sectors.
Andhra Pradesh is situated on the southeastern coast of the country. The state is the eighth largest state in India covering an area of 160,205 sq km. Andhra Pradesh is promoted for the presence of beaches like Ramkrishna Beach
, Rishikonda Beach
, Bheemili, Suryalanka, Krishnapatnam, Vodarevu beach, Uppada beach
; forts of Golconda era; caves like Borra Caves
and Belum Caves
; Araku Valley
and the mountain ranges; and the wildlife sanctuaries like Coringa, Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary, Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve, Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary, Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Atapaka Bird Sanctuary, Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary and Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary.
Karnataka is a state in south western region with the capital and largest city -Bangalore. Karnataka is bordered by the Arabian Sea
and the Laccadive Sea to the west, Goa
to the northwest, Maharashtra
to the north, Telangana to the northeast, Andhra Pradesh to the east, Tamil Nadu to the southeast, and Kerala to the southwest.
Kerala is spread over 38,863 km2 and it is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep
Sea to the west. Kerala is the thirteenth-largest state by population and is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.
Tamil Nadu lies in the southernmost part of the Indian Peninsula and is bordered by the union territory of Puducherry and the South Indian states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. It is bounded by the Eastern Ghats Mountain Range in India
on the north, by the Nilgiri Mountain Range
, the Annamalai Hills, and Kerala on the west, by the Bay of Bengal
in the east, by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait on the southeast, and by the Indian Ocean on the south. The state shares a maritime border with the nation of Sri Lanka.
Telangana is located in southern part of India. Telangana has an area of 112,077 square kilometers. The major cities include Hyderabad
, Khammam, Karimnagar District
and Ramagundam. Telangana is bordered by the states of Maharashtra to the north and North West, Chhattisgarh to the north, Karnataka to the west and Andhra Pradesh to the east and south.