Hyderabad city is the capital city of Telangana, which is a newly formed state in the south of India. Hyderabad is one of the fifth largest metro-city in India. It lies on the Deccan Plateau, 541 meters (1776 ft) above sea level. It has an estimated population of around 10 million in its metropolitan area. With a history spanning over four centuries, Hyderabad is the true crucible of many cultures. Here tradition and modernity co-exist. Hyderabad city is known for its rich history, food and its multi-lingual culture, both geographically and culturally. Religiously and culturally, the city is united with Hindus, Muslims and Christians.
Founded in the year 1591 by fifth Qutb Shahi Ruler Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the original city (what’s now called the historic old city) was founded on the banks of river Musi. This part of the city is home to some iconic structures like Charminar, Falaknuma Palace, Chowmallah Palace and Makkah Masjid. The new city of Hyderabad is hub for Information Technology, Pharma, medical research and healthcare sectors which are fuelling the city’s rapid growth and have already earned Hyderabad its reputation