(Last Updated on : 14-01-2019)
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 sources of water. Bengaluru
are the largest urban areas in the south Indian states with the scope to develop the economic sectors.
Andhra Pradesh is one of the south Indian states. 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 like Golconda Fort; caves like Borra Caves
and Belum Caves
; mountain ranges; valley like Araku Valley
; and the wildlife sanctuaries
like Coringa, Krishna Wildlife Sanctuar
y, 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
. Amaravathi is the capital of Andhra Pradesh.
Karnataka is a state in south western region with the capital and largest city -Bangalore. This south Indian state 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, one of the south Indian states, 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
is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of this south Indian state.
Another south Indian 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. Chennai is the state capital.
Among all the south Indian states, Telangana is one of them. Telangana has an area of 112,077 square kilometers. The major cities
, 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. Hyderabad is the capital of this south Indian state.