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ABOUT DISTRICT

Guntur District is located in Andhra Pradesh along the east coast of Bay of Bengal. The district has a coastline of around 100 kilometers. Guntur city is the largest city and administrative center of Guntur District. Telugu and Urdu are the main languages spoken in this district.

Guntur district covers an area of 11,391 Sq.km, and has a population of 4,465,144 of which 28.80% is urban as of 2001 AD. The Krishna River forms the northeastern and eastern boundary of the district, separating Guntur District from Krishna District. The district is bounded on the southeast by the Bay of Bengal, on the south by Prakasam District, on the west by Mahbubnagar District, and on the northwest by Nalgonda District. It is divided into 58 mandals.

Area: 11,391 sq. kms. Language: Telugu Coastal line: 100 Kms

TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS:

The total road length of state highways in the district is 1,258 km (782 miles). There exists 406 km (252 miles) of rail network in the district.

CM AP
Sri Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy Hon'ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
Samuel Anand Kumar IAS
Sri I. Samuel Anand Kumar, I.A.S. Collector & District Magistrate
Kondaveedu Fort
Kondaveedu

Kondaveedu Fort is to be found at a distance of 25 km from Guntur. Kondaveedu fort was built by Anapotha Reddy in the 1250 A.D and later developed by Ana Venkata Reddy. Both of them were prominent rulers of the Reddy dynasty known to be benevolent patrons of the art and culture. Later, the fort considered as impregnable with 24 bastions and spread across 30 hillocks was ruled by Gajapathis.