Nestled beautifully on the banks of the River Godavari, East Godavari is located in the state of Andhra Pradesh and covers a vast portion of the delta area of the Godavari River. The district headquarters are based in Kakinada and it is one of the densely populated districts of the state. The district is bounded on the north by Vishakhapatnam district and the Orissa State, Bay of Bengal on the east, Khamman district on the south and on the west by West Godavari district.
East Godavari Travel Guide is incomplete without a mention of its rich cultural and spiritual legacy. Adurru, Pithapuram, Draksharamam, Shri Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple, Bhimesvara Temple and Coringa Sanctuary are the major places to throng in East Godavari. The major area of the district remains under coconut plantation. The key industries that offer employment and source of livelihood to the people are Fisheries, Plywood unit, Paper Mill and Sugar factories.
Kakinada, the district HQ is also famous for its industries such as Fertilizer, Sugar, Natural gas and petroleum, Power generation, Edible oil refineries and Biofuel plants etc. It is part of a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and the proposed sectors for investment in the city are Chemical, Petroleum and Petrochemical sectors.