Krishna District with its district headquarters at Machilipatnam is the coastal district of Andhra Pradesh. It was formerly called as Machilipatnam District. Later it was renamed as Krishna District after the holy river Krishna, by adding certain Taluks of the abolished Guntur District in 1859. Again in 1925, Krishna District was further divided into Krishna and West Godavari Districts. There are no changes in its jurisdiction except some minor changes (in Divi Taluk and Munagala Paragana). Further Again in 2022 Krishna District was divided into Krishna and NTR Districts.

  • Area: 3,773 Sq. Kms.
  • Language: Telugu
  • Coastal line: 88 Kms.
  • Latitude: 15° 71’ N and 16° 47’ N
  • Longitude: 80° 71’ E and 81° 54’ E


The District is well served by Roads and Railways. 502 villages (including some of the major hamlets) have been connected with transport facilities Gudivada is the Major Railway Junction in the District and Machilipatnam is the Major Station in the District. District has an aerodrome at Gannavaram. A minor sea port is at Machilipatnam.

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Shri Y.S.Jagan Mohan Reddy Hon'ble Chief Minister of Andra Pradesh
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Shri P. Raja Babu, I.A.S., Collector & District Magistrate