Visakhapatnam, also known as Vizag, is a coastal city in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is the largest city in the state after the capital city of Amaravati. Visakhapatnam is known for its beautiful beaches, stunning hill stations, and historic landmarks. It is also a major industrial center, with industries including steel, shipbuilding, and oil refining. The city is home to several universities and research institutes, and is a major hub for information technology and financial services. Visakhapatnam has a rich cultural heritage and is known for its delicious local cuisine, including spicy seafood dishes.