Q.No. 11 : TWIN CITIES .?
(Location & Basic Description )
Answer before : 23-07-2007..... 04.00 pm
Series of Questions : CITY GUIDE
Hyderabad and Secunderabad are twin cities, separated by the Husain Sagar (bound by the 'Tank Bund'), a man made lake made during the time of Ibrahim Qutb Shah in 1562. The Charminar (Urdu: "Four Minars") monument, built in the center of Hyderabad by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah in 1591, is a commemoration of the eradication of a plague in the region.
The city population is estimated at over 3.6 million in 2006 while the population of the greater metropolitan area is estimated at over 6.1 million. Religiously and culturally, the city is united with Hindus and Muslims and Christians. Main languages spoken are Telugu, Hindi, Urdu and Deccani. There is also a very visible population of people, of tribal origin, who have immigrated to the city in search of work. These people, called the Banjaras, have their own distinct culture and language very different from other languages spoken in this region. Their language is called Gorboli, and is closely related to the Roma language spo ...more
famous Hitech city in india
famous for Charminar, salarjung museum