Wardha is a city and a municipal council in Wardha district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the administrative headquarters of Wardha district. Wardha gets its name from the Wardha River which flows at the North, West and South boundaries of a district. Founded in 1866, the town is now an important center for the cotton trade. It was an important part of Gandhian Era.
The climate here is tropical. In winter, there is much less rainfall in Wardha than in summer. The Koppen-Geiger climate classification is Aw. The average temperature in Wardha is 27.3 °C. Precipitation here averages 1018 mm.
Wardha city is well connected by roads to the other cities of Maharashtra. A newly declared National Highway No.361 (Nagpur-Wardha-Yavatmal-Nanded-Latur-Tuljapur) will pass through the city. Also, Nagpur-Aurangabad-Mumbai Express Highway passes through it.
Wardha city is well connected to most of the parts of India by railways. Wardha railway station is an important rail junction on the Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line.
Place of Interest
Bor Wild Life Sanctuary, Sevagram Ashram, Vishwa Shanti Stupa, Gandhiji Ashram Bapu Kuti, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Magan Sangrahalaya Museum, Mahakali Temple, Gandhi Hill, Kishor Nivas, Geetai Mandir Temple, Gandhi Gyan Mandir, Malhari Martand, Paramdham Ashram, Ankush Katrojwat, Sheikh Farid Baba Dargah, Murlidhar Temple, Parandham Ashram.