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Andhra may refer to:

Kingdoms and Geographical Regions[edit]

  • Satavahanas, also known as Andhras, were a brahmin dynasty originating from beyond the Vindhya mountains. They eventually occupied and settled in the present Andhra region and made Amaravati their capital.
  • Andhra, a kingdom mentioned in the epic Mahabharata
  • Andhra Ikshvakulu, one of the earliest recorded ruling dynasties of the Krishna-Guntur areas of present-day Andhra Pradesh
  • Andhranagari, another name of Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh
  • Andhrapuramu or Andhranagaramu, other names of original Vengi Kingdom. Later expanded to include Orugallu, the capital of Kakateeyas when Vengi came under their rule and westward migration occurred to the capital.
  • French Andhra, region of coastal Andhra including entire Yanam, which was under French influence.
  • Andhra Paris, as Tenali was once known during French occupation of coastal Andhra.
  • Dutch Andhra, region of coastal Andhra including Machilipatnam, Pulicat, etc., which was under Dutch influence. In 1652, the Dutch built their first Indian factory at Palakollu.
  • Coastal Andhra, a coastal region on the eastern coast of India in the state of Andhra Pradesh
  • Adi Andhrapalli, is a small Village/hamlet in the middle of West Godavari-Krishna Districts.
  • Andhra State, 1953–1956, precursor to Andhra Pradesh. Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions were part of this state.
  • Andhra Pradesh, 1956–2014, a state in southern India which included Naizam, Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema.
  • Andhra Pradesh, 2014–present, a state in southern India which includes, Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema.
  • Andhra Ghach, a state in southern Pakistan. In the region of Hindukush.


  • Andhra Bhasha, a language of which Nannayya's Andhra Mahabharatam is the foremost classic.


  • Andhra Mahasabha, a people's organization in Madras Presidency
  • Nizam Andhra Mahasabha, a people's organization (expansion of Madras Presidency's Andhra Mahasabha) in the erstwhile Hyderabad State. Founded by the members who founded the Andhra Mahasabha of Madras Presidency in order to address issues of the Telugu people in Nizam state.



  • Andhra Matha, a motherly personification of Andhra during 1920's Satyagraha movements—Machilipatnam Satyagraha, Palnadu Satyagraha, Chirala-Perala Satyagraha.


Ethnic groups[edit]

  • Andhra Christians, Christian people of Andhra Pradesh
  • Andhra Muslims, Muslim people of Andhra Pradesh
  • Adi Andhra, a caste in Coastal Andhra (mostly in Godavari districts, Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam, Nellore), Chittoor district and Northern Tamil Nadu, akin to Mala and Madiga people of Madras Presidency.

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