Visakhapatnam (also known as Vizag) is the largest city and the financial capital of Andhra Pradesh. It is the 14 th largest city in the country. It is also the 9 th most populous metropolitan area in India with a population of over 6 million lakhs. It has been selected as one of the Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under the Smart Cities Mission. As per the Swachhta Sarvekshan rankings of 2017, it is the 3 rd cleanest city in India. Visakhapatnam is one of the 100 fastest growing cities in the world.