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Guntakal is a City in Anantapur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the headquarters of Guntakal mandal in Anantapur revenue division.It is also the headquarters of the Guntakal Railway Division in South Central Railway.
|• Total||51.90 km2 (20.04 sq mi)|
|Elevation||432 m (1,417 ft)|
|• Density||3,200/km2 (8,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Guntakal is located at  It has an average elevation of 432 metres (1,417 ft)..
As per provisional data of 2011 census, Guntakal municipality had a population of 126,479, out of which males were 62,695 and females were 63,784. The literacy rate was 75.70 per cent. Telugu is the official and widely spoken language. Urdu and Kannada are also spoken widely.
The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation operates bus services from Guntakal bus station. The National Highway 67 passes through the town. State Highway 26 connects Guntakal with Uravakonda.
Guntakal railway station is a 6 point junction and divisional headquarters since 1953 and is one of the most profitable division in Indian Railways. It has lines branching out to Mumbai, Vascodagama, Hyderabad, Howrah, Bangalore, and Chennai. It is the second largest division in S.Co.R in route km. It is an 'A' category railway station and numerous trains pass through it daily. Starting from Rajadhani express to Duronto express, all the trains stop at Guntakal and it is a serving station for Bellary. Diesel & Electric Loco Shed are located near by railway station
The primary and secondary school education is imparted by the government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state. Railway high school and SJP Govt school are government schools, and KC. Narayana, Rotary, and St. Peters, are private schools. The medium of instruction followed by different schools are English, Telugu.
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