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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, Naaguleru, GundlaKamma.

Major Places : Guntur, Bapatla, Tenali, Narasaraopeta and Ponnur.

Tourist Places : Stupas at Amaravati, Bhattiprolu, and Kesanapally, Guthikonda Bilam (Caves) 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, Kapotheswara Swamy Temple in Chejerla, Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple at Ponnuru, Sri Laxmi Chennakesava Swamy Temple at Macherla, Amara Lingeswara Swamy temple at Amaravati, Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple at Vykuntapuram of Tenali, Hrinkar Thirtha Jain temple and Phirangipuram Mary Matha Church.

Handicrafts : Durgi Stone 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.

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