Guna, India

Guna is a city and a municipality in Guna district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the administrative headquarters of Guna District and is located on the banks of Parbati river.

Guna railway station, 1890
Guna railway station, 1890
Guna is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Guna is located in India
Guna (India)
Coordinates: 24°39′N 77°19′E / 24.65°N 77.32°E / 24.65; 77.32Coordinates: 24°39′N 77°19′E / 24.65°N 77.32°E / 24.65; 77.32
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
 • Total84 km2 (32 sq mi)
474 m (1,555 ft)
 • Total180,935
 • Density2,155/km2 (5,580/sq mi)
 • OfficialHindi[2]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code91 7542
ISO 3166 codeIN-MP
Vehicle registrationMP-08
Sex ratio910 /


Guna is located at 24°39′N 77°19′E / 24.65°N 77.32°E / 24.65; 77.32.[3] It has an average elevation of 474 metres (1555 ft).


As of 2011 Indian Census, Guna had a total population of 180,935, of which 94,464 were males and 86,471 were females. Population within the age group of 0 to 6 years was 24,447. The total number of literates in Guna was 125,295, which constituted 69.2% of the population with male literacy of 75.3% and female literacy of 62.6%. The effective literacy rate of 7+ population of Guna was 80.1%, of which male literacy rate was 87.2% and female literacy rate was 72.3%. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes population was 27,631 and 3,623 respectively. Guna had 34383 households in 2011.[1]

As of 2001 India census, Guna has a population of 137,132. Males constitute 52.8% of the population and females 47.2%. Total number of literates was 91,322, giving a crude literacy rate 66.6% and an effective literacy rate of 78.4%. In Guna, a population of 20,648 (15%) was in the age range of 0-6 years.[4]


For higher education engineering private college Jaypee University of Engineering & Technology (JUET) situated near guna around 35 km.


  1. ^ a b "Census of India: Guna". Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  2. ^ "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Guna
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

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