Vasai-Virar is a city and tehsil (subdistrict) in Maharashtra state in western India, comprising the most populated part of Palghar district. It is a suburb of Mumbai. According to the 2011 census, it is the fifth largest city in Maharashtra.[ It is located in Palghar district, 50 km north of Mumbai. The city is located on the north bank of Vasai Creek, part of the estuary of the Ulhas River. Vasai-Virar City Municipal Corporation (VVMC) covers the tehsil. Vasai-Virar is an agglomeration of several, formerly separate, towns. The area covered by the city roughly corresponds to the ancient city of Sopara.
The climate is tropical in Vasai-Virar. In winter, there is much less rainfall in Vasai-Virar than in summer. This climate is considered to be Aw according to the Köppen-Geiger climate classification. The average annual temperature in Vasai-Virar is 26.7 °C. The rainfall here averages 2317 mm.
The Portuguese named it Baçaim. The Marathas renamed it Bajipur. The British named it Bassein and today it is called Vasai. The most significant past inVasai’s history is therein of the Portuguese since they largely influenced or changed to what Vasai-Virar area is today.
“With total of 34 and above routes, VVMT recently started municipal bus services in Vasai and Virar location, the far north suburb of Mumbai in Thane (Now Palghar) district is one of the most helping modes of transportation for daily job working people when the auto taxi prices rise with petrol and auto don’t run on Meter unit system charging high at few destinations. Basically 2 types of VVMT buses, which are Mini Bus and Long Bus which was introduced later. Below are bus numbers details and routes along with helpline numbers of Vasai Virar City Municipal Transportation (VVCMC) running between 3 stations which are Virar, Nalasopara, and Vasai, also connecting Mira Bhayander, Mulund (Thane) and Mumbai city..”