About GunaGuna though a laid-back city in the state of Madhya Pradesh is progressing in recent times in terms of industrial development, tourism, agriculture etc. The city boasts of some religious places, historical monuments, restaurants etc. Let us explore the city and find out what is in store for us. Let us get started for a city tour!!
Brief History of Guna
The city of Guna lies in the north-eastern banks of River Parbati on the
Malwa Plateau in Madhya Pradesh. Guna is known to be the gateway to
Chambal and Malwa. History buffs longing for some exploration might
consider Guna as the right tourist destination. Guna is a municipality
in Guna district in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The administrative
headquarters of Guna district is the city of Guna.
Geography and Climate of Guna
Demography of GunaThe total area of Guna district is 6485 km². The latest census was conducted in the year 2011 according to which while Guna city has a population of 180,978, the district had a population of 12, 40,938. The population density of the district is 194 inhabitants per square kilometer. The sex ratio is 910 females for every 1000 males. The literacy rate is 65.1%
Administration in GunaThe City of Guna is also district head quarters of Guna district which is headed by a Collector and District Magistrate. The district of Guna is divided into four sub-divisions. They are Guna city, Aron, Raghogarh and Chanchoda. These are further divided into 5 tehsils. They are Guna, Aron, Raghogarh, Kumbhraj and Chanchoda. The district has four Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha constituencies. The Guna Lok sabha constituency has Bamori and Guna and the Rajgarh Lok sabha constituency has Chachora and Raghogarh. Read More......
Economy of GunaEconomy of Guna is mainly based on agriculture and industries. Though Guna is very small town, it is still an important industrial centre. It has a perfect balance between industrial developments and agriculture. Guna is agriculturally dominant region and produces maize, sugarcane, rice, wheat, oilseeds and sunflower. The main occupation of the people is agriculture. Grain merchandise is the main business in the district. Other commodities like textiles, cement works, utensils, automobiles and groceries are available in the market places. There is marked development in industrialization with industries like National Fertilizers Limited, Gas Authority of India and Deepak Spinners setting up their units in Guna. Read More.......
Transportation in GunaGuna is well connected with all the cities in the state and most of the major cities of India by train and by road. Guna is a well connected city in the state of Madhya pradesh in terms of transportation network. Guna Junction is a main station with number of trains connecting to Mumbai, Indore, Gwalior, Delhi, Bhopal, Kolkata, Amristar, Jaipur and Ahemadabad . Guna is well connected with its surrounding districts Ashoknagar, Vidisha and Shivpuri. Read More.......
Famous tourist destinations in Guna
- Bisbhuji Temple
- The Fort of Bhadora
- Panchmukhi Hanuman Ashram
- Gopi Krishna Sagar Dam
- Hanuman Tekri
Religion in GunaThough majority of population in Guna follow Hinduism still there is presence of other religion in the region. Officially 83% of the population in Guna follow Hinduism, 13% follow Islam, 2% are Jains, Christians constitute 0.50% and others are around 1.50%. There are a lot of temples in and around Guna while the number of mosques and churches are quite low.
Guna at a glanceCountry : India
State : Madhya Pradesh, India
District: Guna, India
Location: 24.65°N 77.32°E
Area : 6485 km2
Language : Hindi
Telephone code: 91 7542
Vehicle registration: MP - 08