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A city of southeast India east-southeast of Hyderabad. Founded by the French in the 1700s, it was ruled briefly by a local prince before being ceded to the British in 1788.


(Placename) a city in E India, in central Andhra Pradesh: founded by the French in the 18th century; ceded to Britain in 1788. Pop: 514 707 (2001)



a city in E Andhra Pradesh, in SE India. 471,051.
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Summary: Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Feb 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public meeting titled aACoePraja Chaitanya SabhaaACA[yen] at Etukuru bypass road near Guntur city on February 10.
Several low-lying areas in Guntur city were flooded.
Addressing her first election rally in Guntur city of coastal Andhra, in the face of unprecedented wave of anger against Congress over the bifurcation of the state, Sonia put a brave front and defended the decision of the UPA government.
The center of tropical storm was close to the town of Bapatla - one of the historical towns and mandals of Guntur District (Andhra Pradesh) located 40 miles south of Guntur City on the East Coast of India.
Meanwhile, the indefinite hunger strike by YSR Congress party honorary president YS Vijayalakshmi in Guntur city today entered the second day.