entering the land of the gods

a study abroad journey

The City: Hyderabad

Facts about Hyderabad:

  • Hyderabad is the capital of Andhra Pradesh region
  • Hyderabad and Secunderabad are “twin cities” who have merged into a metropolis of 7 million people.
  • The city is split into 5 districts: Central, North, East, South, and West
  • Founded in 1591 by Mohammed Quli Shah

Language: Telugu is the state language of Andhra Pradesh and one of India’s three living classical languages. However Urdu, Hindi, and English are also widely spoken in Hyderabad. English signs are common.

Climate: Tropical!  The best time to visit the city is from mid-November to mid-February.Temperatures are mild with abundant sunshine during this time and average temperature range from a low of 15°C (59°F) to a high of 29°C (85°F). March to June is hot and dry with occasional thunderstorms. Highs can reach 45°C (113°F). July, August, September and October can be quite warm and humid and low pressure systems from the Bay of Bengal during the monsoon season can cause heavy rain for days….looks like I am traveling at the right time.

Sights to See (click the link for more!)

Inter-City Travel (click the link for more!)

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