Beginning the nineteenth century, missionaries from most major denominations started arriving in the Andhra region.
They arrived in Vizagapatam on 18 July 1805 and began learning the Telugu language.
They mastered it in a short time and began translating parts of the New Testament.
In the next three years, the four Gospels were published.
Coastal Andhra, the Northern Circars, Hyderabad, Secunderabad and Medak and local or Non-Resident Indian and Person of Indian Origin diaspora populations nationwide in the major cities such as New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Mangalore and also overseas countries Countries: DENOMINATIONS: Most Telugu Christians are Protestant belonging to major Indian Protestant denominations such as the predominant Anglican Church of South India, the Andhra Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Samavesam of Telugu Baptist Churches Bible Mission and several others.
There also is a significant number of Roman Catholics and Evangelicals.