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The Name Guntur is derived from Sanskrit word Garthaputi, which is an
Administrative district in Coastal Andhra Region of Andhra Pradesh. Guntur
district was founded in 18th century AD. The district Head quarters are located
in Guntur. The boundaries of Guntur are Prakasam district to South, The River
Krishna flows through North-east and East, Bay of Bengal to South-east,
Nalgonda district to North-west and Mahbubnagar district to West. According to
2011 census, the district is the 2nd most in population consists of 4,889,230 and
occupies an area about 11,391 sq.km. The new proposed capital of Andhra
Pradesh is Amaravathi which is known as Centre of Buddhist Culture is located
in Guntur district. The district lies on the Right side Bank of Krishna River. The
district is also a part of Red Corridor ie, suffered from Nexalite Insurgency. To
get all updates about Guntur news, Local news, Headlines etc at Onlineap.com
There are four Revenue divisions in Guntur district. They are Tenali, Guntur,
Gurazala and Narasaraopet. Each divison is divided into mandals. There are 57
Mandals in the district, 1 Municipal Corporation ie, Guntur and 12
Municipalities namely Tenali, Bapatla, Mangalagiri, Ponnur, Tadepalle, Repalle,
Narasaraopet, Piduguralla, Macherla, Sattenapalle, Vinukonda, Chilakaluripet in
Guntur and 1 census town ie, Vaddeswaram. There are 3 Lok Sabha
constituencies and 17 Assembly seats in the district.
The Agricultural products like Tobacco, Paddy, Chillies, cotton and pulses are
mainly cultivated in the District. These products are majorly Exports to different
parts of the world. Guntur is highly famous for Red chillies. Medium scale
industries like Textile mills, Cement, Dairy, Biotechnology, Silk, Jute, Granite,
Diamond and other Ores are located in the district. Currently on going Project is
IT park at Guntur outskirts.
Educational Institutes like Government Junior college for girls, RVR and JC
college of Engineering, Guntur Medical college, JKC college etc and Research
Institutes like Central Tobacco Research Institute, AGMARK Laboratory also
located in the District.
The Tourist Attractions like Kotappakonda, Undavalli caves, Prakasam Barrage,
Amaravathi, Kondaveedu, Nagarjuna sagar and Ethipothla water falls,
Uppalapadu etc are situated in Guntur district. To get all updates about Guntur
district news, Local news, Headlines etc at Onlineap.com