Hyderabad is the capital city of the state of Telangana in south-central India and is also de jure capital of the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the largest and most-populous city in Telangana and is the major urban centre for all of south-central interior India. Hyderabad is situated on the banks of Musi river occupying 650 square kilometres. At an average altitude of 542 metres (1,778 ft), much of Hyderabad is situated on hilly terrain around artificial lakes, including Hussain Sagar lake. Hyderabad City has a population of about 6.9 million, with about 9.7 million in Hyderabad Metropolitan Region, making it the fourth-most populous city and sixth-most populous urban agglomeration in India. Hyderabad has a tropical wet and dry climate bordering on a hot semi-arid climate. Average temperatures during the month of March are from 20 ℃ to 40 ℃.
City of Hyderabad has many historics landmarks and tourist places to visit especially Charminar, Golconda Fort, Hussain Sagar Lake, Buddha Statue - Lumbini Park, Salarjung Museum, Qutub Shahi Tombs, Falaknuma Palace, Nehru Zoological Park, Birla Temple & Planeterim, Ramoji Film City and many more. It is also known as the City of Pearls. It is also famous all over the world for its cuisine especially Hyderabadi Biryani and Hyderabadi Haleem.