Guntur District Map

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Guntur is one of the districts of Andhra Pradesh bounded by Krishna district and Bay of Bengal in the East, while on its south lies Prakasam district, in the west Mahabubnagar district and Krishna and Nalgonda districts in the North. The rivers Krishna, Chandravanka, Naagileru, and Gundla Kamma flow through the district.
The major places of the district are Guntur, Bapatla, Tenali, Narasaraopeta and Ponnur. It is spread over an area of 11391 Sq.kms. According to 2001 Census the population of the district is 4405.52 comprising of 2220.30 males and 2185.21 females.

Agriculture is one of the main occupation of the people of Guntur. Paddy is among the major crops which is cultivated twice a year. Other crops that are grown are Jowar, Cotton, Turmeric, Maize, Arhar, Chillies, Sugarcane, and Sesame. The district is also involved in the mining of Limestone. The industries that contribute to the revenue of the state are Tobacco, Handloom, Silk, Sangam Dairy, Cement Factories at Thadepalli and Macherla, Andhra Fertilizers and Jute mill at Guntur. Durgistone craft is a popular handicraft of the region.

Water is supplied to the farming lands of Guntur from the Nagarjuna Sagar Right bank, Buckingham Canal of the Krishna Barrage, dam constructed across Naguleru river at Dachepalli. The district receives electricity through Nagarjuna Sagar Project and Machkand Project. Guntur is well connected by road and rail.It is an important railway junction of the Southern India. Pilgrimage Centers of Guntur are :
  • Mangalagiri Panakala Swamy Temple, at Ponnuru
  • Kotappakonda Temple, at Ponnuru
  • Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple at Ponnuru,
  • Sri Laxmi Chennakesava Swamy Temple at Macherla,
  • Temples at Amaravati, Tenali,
  • Hinkar Thirtha Jain temple
  • Phirangipuram Mary Matha Church.
  • Kesanapalli Buddhist Centres
  • Swamy Temple at Macherla
  • Tenali Temples at Tenali
Other tourist attractions of Guntur are:
  • Amaravati Museum
  • Bapatla Beach(Suryalanka) Beaches
  • Ethipothala Water falls, Nagarjunasagar
  • Guthikonda Caves at Guthionda
  • Kondaveedu Monumens
  • Nagarjuna Sagar Dam
  • Undavalli Cave Caves, Undavalli
  • Uppalapadu Birds Sanctuary
Few popular colleges of Guntur are:
  • A.C.College
  • Hindu College
  • Agricultural College at Bapatla
  • Bapatla College of Arts & Science
  • Chakradhar Degree College
  • RVR & JC College of Engineering
  • Tiyyagura sita Rami Reddy Degree College
  • Vijaya Jyothi Degree College
  • Katuri College of Nursing
  • Mamatha College of Nursing
  • Nagarjuna College of Education
  • Bapatla Engineering College
  • RVR & JC College of Engineering
  • NRI Academy and Medical College
  • RVR & JC College of Engineering
Distance to Guntur
  • From hyderabad 292 KM
  • From delhi 1798 KM
  • From chennai 396 KM
  • From mumbai 1003 KM
  • From bangalore 601 KM
  • From pune 840 KM
Guntur Distance Chart

Last Updated on : 15/4/2013



     


     

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