Amravati pronunciation (help·info) is a city in the state of Maharashtra, India. Amravati is the 2nd most populous metropolitan city of central part of India and Vidharbh after Nagpur. It is the 8th most populous metropolitan area in the state of Maharashtra. It is the administrative headquarters of the Amravati district. It is also the headquarters of the "Amravati Division" which is one of the six divisions of the state. Amravati is famous for its educational culture and high literacy rate. Literacy rate of Amravati is 93.03. Among the historical landmarks in the city are the temples of Amba, Shri Krishna and Shri Venkateshwara, Usmania Masjid. The city is famous for Hanuman Vyayam Prasarak Mandal,the place which is famous for its facility for different kinds of sports.