Chopda is a city and a municipal council in Jalgaon district in the state of Maharashtra, India.
The prevailing climate in Chopda is known as a local steppe climate. During the year, there is little rainfall in Chopda. The Koppen-Geiger climate classification is BSh. The average annual temperature is 27.2 °C in Chopda. The average annual rainfall is 769 mm.
Geography. Chopda is located at21.25°N 75.18°E and has an average elevation of 190 meters (623 feet). Chopda is a town in the Jalgaon district in Maharashtra, a state in the western region of India. … Chopda is strategically located as one of the major stations on the Maharashtra-Madhya Pradesh trading route
The main airport is at Jalgaon. Railway stations include CR Dharangaon, CR Amalner, CR Jalgaon, and CR Bhusaval. Chopda is connected to the road by neighboring cities like Jalgaon(60 km), Amalner(36 km), Yawal(45 km), Shirpur (45 km) etc.
Place of interest
Local tourist sites include the hot springs at Unapdev. According to mythology, it was generated by Lord Rama’s arrow to create hot springs which are of medicinal properties to cure skin disease of a sage and is therefore considered a holy site. There are picnic spots around Unapdev. Some other attractions include Chaugaon fort (or Gavali Fort) near Lasur, Nageshwar temple some scenic Satpuda hills and various spots on river Tapti. Rel Maruti Mandir is a temple of Lord Hanuman located 8 km from Chopda on the route to dharangaon. Aner Dam is also a tourist site which is 20 km from the city. It is an old dam created on river Aner.