Guntur is a city and administrative headquarters of Guntur district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a municipal corporation and also the headquarters of Guntur mandal in Guntur revenue division. It is situated on the plains at a distance of 40 miles (64 km) to north of the Bay of Bengal. Guntur district is emerging as a solar power house with the government and private establishments showing keen interest in tapping the solar power.
It is accessible by road and railways. The station is Guntur and the nearest airport is Vijaywada airport.