Nagpur is a city strategically located at the geometrical center
of India in the state of Maharashtra , India . Nagpur is the second capital of Maharashtra
and is the center of the historic Vidarbha region, which includes most of eastern
Maharashtra . It is known throughout the country as the "Orange Capital," due to
its favorable climate for growing oranges.
Nagpur is a cosmopolitan tire Two City of not only in Maharashtra, but India . It
has excellent infrastructure in terms of roads, power supply, water supply system
and Telecommunication network.. It has a great agricultural and mineral rich hinterland
with huge forest. Recently awarded for being the cleanest city of India , Nagpur
also happens to be the second greenest city of India . With growing infrastructure,
it will soon become India 's fastest growing cosmopolitan city. Nagpur having its
unique location in the country also happens to be at the crossing of most of the
international air routes this makes it a logical and ideal place for an international
hub airport, which could be supported with the road and rail infrastructure already
All major highways NH-7 ( Varanasi - Kanyakumari) & NH-6 (Mumbai - Sambalpur - Calcutta
) and major railways trunk route (Mumbai, Chennai, Howrah * Delhi ) pass through
the city. Important Central & State Government offices and institutions are located
in Nagpur . Industrial Development exists along the fringe areas like Kamptee, Hingna,
Wadi, Khapri, Butibori and Kalmeshwar.
- Area: 228 sq. kms.
- North Latitude – 210.07; East longitude – 790.07
- Heights above mean sea level – 312.42 mts.
- Population : 2.8 million
- •Literacy: 84.18%
Maximum, Average & Minimum Rain fall are 1993 mm, 1205 mm and 606 mm respectively.
Nagpur is 837 kms. From Mumbai, 1094 kms. South of Delhi, 1092 kms. North of Chennai
and 1140kms. West of Calcutta .