India Travel -- Andhra
Pradesh Cities -- Guntur City
The Boundaries of this are
Krishna district and Bay of Bengal in the East, Prakasam district in the South,
Mahabubnagar district in the West and Krishna and Nalgonda districts in the North
Krishna, Chandravanka, Naagileru, GundlaKamma.
Guntur, Bapatla, Tenali, Narasaraopeta and Ponnur.
Stupas at Amaravati, Bhattiprolu, and Kesanapally,
Undavalli caves, Ettipothla Water falls, Nagarjunakonda, Bapatla beach, Amaravathi
museum Lam, Nagarjunasagar - srisailam Sanctuary, NTR Manasa Sarovar, and Kondavidu
Mangalagiri Panakala Swamy Temple, Kotappakonda
Temple, Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple at Ponnuru, Sri Laxmi Chennakesava Swamy Temple
at Macherla, temples at Amaravati, Tenali, Hinkar Thirtha Jain temple and Phirangipuram
Mary Matha Church. Handicrafts:
Durgistone craft. Industries:
Tobacco, Handloom, Silk, Sangam Dairy, Cement Factories at Thadepalli and
Macherla, Andhra Fertilizers and Jute mill at Guntur.
was under the rule of the Mauryas, Ikshvakus, Anandagotrins, Vishnukandins, Eastern
Chalukyas, Velananti Cholas, Kakatiyas, Reddys, Gajapatis, Vijayanagaras Qutub
Shalin and the British Sathavahana. World famous Nagarjuna Hill is in this district.
Historically Famous Palnadu War and first and foremost Tax non co-operation Movement
in 1921 were the happenings in this district. The Forest in these Lands doesn't
yield much of the Timber, but some Household Commodities are produced in the forests.
Social Forestry drive has been set in the district growing forests on large scales.
Chief water source for the farming lands are from the Nagarjuna Sagar Right bank,
and from the Buckingham Canal of the Krishna Barrage. A stone dam constructed
across Naguleru river at Dachepalli irrigates about 350 acres of land.
Agriculture is the principle occupation of people of this district. Pad
dy is cultivated
twice a year. The Agricultural income of the district is Rs.200 crores, contributing
to the extent of 1/16th of the agricultural income of the State. A Research center
was established in Laam near Guntur for the development of super quality seeds.
The Electricity is supplied to this district mainly through Nagarjuna Sagar Project
and Machkand Project. Dramas like Satya Harishchandra, Chintamani, Ramanjaneya
yuddham and Sri Krishnarjuna yuddham are very popular in this district and people
are very fond of these plays. Copper, Iron ore, Silica, and the Ores used in Cement
Manufacturing are the Minerals available in these lands. Sangam dairy at Vadlamudi
near Tenali is a major dairy farm. Handloom Industry at Mangalagiri, major Cement
factories like Associated Cement Company and KCP Ltd. and Slab polishing Factories
at Macherla are the Major Industries set in this District. Nagarjuna University,
A.C.College, Hindu College at Guntur and Agricultural College at Bapatla are the
focal points for the students, besides Engineering Colleges.
Guntur is an important railway junction of the South. It is well connected by
road. How to Reach This Place Road :
is located 32 kms from Vijayawada. And 292 Kms from Hyderabad. It is well connected
by Road. Rail :
Guntur Railway station. Air :
Hyderabad and Visakahapatnam Airports.