Among the historical landmarks in the city are the temples of Goddess Ambaa, Lord Shri Krishna and Shri Venkateshwara. Amravati is also the headquarters of the "Amravati Division" which is one of the six divisions of the state of Maharashtra (Vidarbha region). Following four districts come under Amravati Division namely Akola, Yavatmal, Buldhana & Washim.
Lying at the Tapi basin, the city's main productions are cotton, jawar and tur (lentil) and oranges. The town is located near the passes through the hills that seperate the cotton-growing regions of the Purna basin to the West and the Wardha basin to the East.
Amravati is a growing industrial center in Maharashtra with cotton mills as an important agro industry. Amravati also offers variety of tourist destination like pilgrimage, wild sanctuary to Sightseeing. To name a few Chikhaldara, Muktagiri, Salbardi, Waigaon, Shegaon and Melghar Tiger Reserve are famous tourist destination of Amravati. Chikhaldara is the only coffee growing area in Maharashtra.