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Guntur Travel Guide, India

Guntur is a city located in Andhra Pradesh around 40 miles from the famous Bay of Bengal. The Urban Agglomeration of Guntur has around 1000000 inhabitants while the city has around 800000 inhabitants. Guntur is considered to be one of the few very large but tier two cities of India. The literacy rate of Guntur is around 68 percent which is somewhat above the literacy rate of India (which is around 60 percent). The region of Guntur spreads over an area of around 12 square miles.

Guntur is famous of many historical monuments like those of Sitanagaram, Bhattiprolu, and Amaravati. Guntur is also the industrial hub of India and is facing exponential growth like many other cities of India. Guntur is also famous for the tobacco industry, cotton mills, and chilies that it regularly produces. Guntur mostly excels in agriculture business and industrial business.

Guntur is surrounded by a couple of hills although the city itself is located on plain land. The part of Krishna delta lies in the district of Guntur. Guntur is famous for the various deltas and water bodies which are part of the city. The Krishna River is said to carry huge sediment during the season of monsoon even though the land is completely flat.

Monsoon starts in the early days of June and this is when rain storms also start in the city of Guntur. Rain storms are very regular in the city of Guntur and various hurricanes keep coming back to this city. Mostly it’s the months between May to November when hurricanes are experienced the most.

Guntur is famous for various religions it houses. Even the lost tribe, Bene Ephraim, of Israel is present in Guntur. Religions like Islam, Hinduism, and Christianity live happily in the city of Guntur.

Telugu is the most used language of Guntur while English is also prevalent due to the tourism industry which prevails in and around the city of Guntur.

The lifestyle of Guntur is a mix of modern day culture and the historical culture. Guntur is one of those cities of India working hard to join forces with the growing cities of this planet.

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