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Native ame 
NicknameCity of chillies, City of Spices
RegionCoastal Andhra
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictGuntur, Andhra Pradesh
MayorRamanjaneyulu (In charge IAS Officer)
Municipal CommissionerA.Sarath(In charge IAS Officer)
M.PR Sambasiva Rao
Parliamentary constituencyGuntur
Planning AgencyGMC, VGTMUDA
Total Area24.4 sq mi (63.15 km2)
Altitude30 m
Coastline66 km
Metro Population1450745 (2007)
Official languagesTelugu, Urdu
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode522 0xx
VehicleAP 07, AP 08

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Guntur ( , ), is a city and a municipal corporation in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, located 40 mi (64.4 km) to the north and west of the Bay of Bengal. It is approximately 1000 mi (1609.3 km) to the south of the national capital, New Delhi and 266 km (165.3 mi) south east of state capital, Hyderabad. Guntur is the fourth largest city in Andhra Pradesh. The city has an estimated population of 818,330 (514,707 as per 2001 census) with an Urban Agglomeration of approximately 13,028,667, making it the third most populous district of Andhra Pradesh (out of 23), after Ranga Reddy and East Godavari.

Guntur is a centre of learning and the administrative capital of Guntur district, which is home of historically significant Amaravati, Bhattiprolu and Sitanagaram monuments. The city is also a centre for business, industry, and agriculture. The region is identified as a major transportation and textile hub in India. Additionally, the Guntur area economy has an agricultural component that is internationally known for its exports of chillies, cotton, and tobacco.

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