Area : 11,391 sq.km
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 directions.
Rivers : Krishna, Chandravanka, Naagileru, GundlaKamma.
Major Places : Guntur, Bapatla, Tenali, Narasaraopeta and Ponnur.
Tourist Places : 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 Fort
Pilgrimage Centers : 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.
Guntur district 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.
Paddy 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