Municipal Corporations


Guntur municipality was constituted in the year 1866 and the first elected body was formed in 1881. The municipality was upgraded to II-Grade in 1891, I-Grade in 1917, Special Grade in 1952 and then to Selection Grade in 1960. In 1994, the Municipal Corporation was formed. There exists 57 political wards post merger of villages into the corporation

The city limits were expanded by merging the ten surrounding villages into the corporation. The present jurisdictional area of the corporation is spread over an area of 168.41 km (65.02 sq miles)

Guntur Municipal Corporation
Population Details Figure
Population as per 2011 Census  647,508
Male Population 320,720
Female Population 326,788