Widely known as the Granary of India, having colossal historical significance and one of the 23 districts of the state, West Godavari is located in the state of Andhra Pradesh and covers a vast portion of the delta area of the Godavari and the Krishna Rivers. Eluru is the district headquarters of the city. The beautiful district is bounded on the north by Khammam district and the Orissa State, East Godavari on the east, on the south by Bay of Bengal and on the west by Krishna District.
The district is known as the “Granary of India” since 50% of the state's rice production comes from West Godavari. West Godavari travel guide is full of references to the religious places and serene spots. It is observed that about 1 Lakh acre of the district’s land blooms with coconut plantation. The vital industries that offer business and livelihood to the local people are Hatchery Piggery Farms, Fisheries, Fertilizers, Sugar factories and Paper Mills.