Bezwada

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Bezwada
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Presidency: Madras
Coordinates: 16.5193°N 80.6305°E
Altitude: 23 m (75 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Vijayawada
State/Province: Andhra Pradesh
Country: India
Transport links
Nizam's Guaranteed State Railway
FibiWiki Maps
See our interactive map of this location showing
places of interest during the British period
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Vijayawada is the headquarters of Vijayawada (urban) mandal in Krishna District. Bezwada was the headquarters of the taluk in the Kistna District of Madras Presidency during the British period. It was the eastern end of the Nizam's Guaranteed State Railway(NGSR) and an important railway junction with the rest of India, connecting with the Bezwada-Madras Railway section of the Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway(M&SMR).

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Vijayawada
Variants:Bezwada/Bezawada

External links

Bezwada Town Imperial Gazetteer