Location: Nagpur District
Nagpur district is a district in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra state in central India. The city of Nagpur is the district administrative center. The district is part of Nagpur Division.
Nagpur district is bounded by Bhandara district on the east, Chandrapur district on the southeast, Wardha district on the southwest, Amravati district on the northwest and Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh state on the north.
Nagpur city is the winter capital of the state of Maharashtra, with a population of 2,405,421. It has also recently been ranked as the cleanest city and the second greenest city of India. In addition to being the seat of the annual winter session of Maharashtra state assembly “Vidhan Sabha”, Nagpur is also a major commercial and political center of the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. ”
Nagpur is also famous throughout the country as “Orange City” for being a major trade center of oranges that are cultivated in the region. Nagpur city was established by the prince of Gond tribe “Bhakt Buland” in the first half of 18th century. Nagpur lies precisely at the center of the country with the “Zero Mile Marker” indicating the geographical center of India. It has 14 Talukas and 12 Assembly Segment Constituencies.
The city of Nagpur, in the middle of the Bay of Bengal and the Indian diaspora that runs away from the Arabian Sea, is in its wet and dry conditions. The city has dry weather for most of the year. During the monsoon of June to September, Nagpur has 1205 mm of rain. On July 14, 1994, the city had recorded a record rainfall of 304 mm on the same day. They are equally warm during the summer of March to June. May is the highest temperature in May. November to January is the period of winter. In winter the temperatures below 10 degrees are below. On May 29, 2012, the city recorded 48.6 degrees Celsius and the lowest temperature was 3.9 degree Celsius in 1937.
Nagpur district has an average annual rainfall of 1064.1 mm. In Umred, Kuhiy and Bhivapur tehsil, the maximum rainfall occurs, whereas in the district of Katol and Narkhed Tahsil, less rainfall occurs compared to other tehsils of the district.
Due to its central location in India, the Nagpur Railway Station is an important railway junction. It is a transit terminal for trains that connect the country lengthwise and breadthwise, especially trains connecting India’s major metropolises, Mumbai to Howrah-Kolkata, Delhi and Jammu to Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Kanyakumari in the South, as well as western cities such as Pune and Ahmedabad.
Nagpur is also a major road junction as India’s two major national highways, Kanyakumari-Varanasi(NH 7) and Hajira-Kolkata (NH 6), pass through the city. Highway number 69 connects Nagpur to Obaidullaganj near Bhopal. Nagpur is at the junction of Asian HigLanka and AH46 connecting Kharagpur to Dhule.
Further information: Nagpur–Aurangabad–Mumbai express highway
The MSRTC buses run a cheap transport service in and around the district, reaching out to even the most remote areas of the district.
Further information: Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Sonegaon, Nagpur, is a domestic and international airport, which connects Nagpur to Mumbai, Delhi, Sharjah, Dubai, and Muscat via Doha.
Place of Interest
Deeksha Bhoomi, Nagpur, Sitabuldi Fort, Nagpur, Balaji Mandir, Nagpur
Seminary Hill, Nagpur, Ambazari Lake, Nagpur, Shantinath Digamber Jain Mandir, Nagpur
Markanda, Nagpur, Fhutala lake, Nagpur, Sevagram, Nagpur
Sri Poddareshwar Ram Mandir, Nagpur, Maharaja Baug and Zoo, Nagpur, Shri Vyankatesh Temple, Nagpur, Dhama Chakra Stupa, Nagpur, Shukravati Lake, Nagpur
Telankadi Lake, Nagpur, Japanese Rose Garden, Nagpur, Ramtek Fort Temple, Nagpur
Khindsi watersports, Nagpur, RAMDHAM – Cultural theme park, Nagpur