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General Info
Tourism Offices In Nagpur:

Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation
Sanskruti Bachat Bhawan,
Normal School Area,
Opp. Laxmi Theatre,
Sita Building, Nagpur - 440 012,

Maharashtra, India.

Phone: 91-712-533325
Fax: 91-712-560680
Trade Wings Exchange  2538437

Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation
Dr. Munje Road,
Beauty Road
Phone: 0712-533325


GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

North Latitude – 210.07; East longitude – 790.07

Height above mean sea level – 312.42 mtrs.

Location - It is practically at geographical center of India, in fact the zero milestone of India is in this city. All major highways NH-7 ( Varanasi - Kanyakumari ) & NH-6 (Mumbai - Sambalpur - Calcutta) amd 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 is existing along the fringe areas like Kamptee, Hingna, Wadi, Khapri, Butibori and Kalmeshwar.

Maximum, Average & Minimum Rain fall are 1993 mm, 1205 mm and 606 mm respectively.

Nagpur’s Municipal Limits encompass 217.56 Square Kms of land areas.

Nagpur is 837 kms. From Mumbai, 1094 Kms south of Delhi, 1092 kms north of Chennai and 1140 kms west of Calcutta.


CLIMATE

Max. Min
Humidity 70% 20%
Elevation 274.5 mtrs to 652.70 mtrs
Forest Cover is 28% i.e. 2818 sq. kmrs
(for Nagpur District)
Nagpur generally has a dry tropical weather

Climate : The climate of Nagpur follows a typical seasonal monsoon weather pattern. The peak temperatures are usually reached in May/June and can be as high as 48oC. The onset of monsoon is usually from July and the season extends up to September, with monsoon peaking during July and August. After monsoons, the average temperature varies between 27oC and approx 6 to 7oC right through December and January.


HOW TO REACH

Road Links : The district is well connected by roads with all industrial centres of the Country. National Highways passing through Nagpur are Bombay Calcutta NH-6 & Kanyakumari Varanasi NH-7.

The length of the roads in the Nagpur district is as under :

National Highways 230 km.
Major State Highway 129 km.
State Highways 699 km.
Major District Roads 717 km.
Other District Roads 1043 km.
Village and Other Roads 2974 km.

Rail Links : Electrified broad gauge railway track connects Nagpur to all four major metros. The length of broad gauge railwayline is 266.06 kms and that of narrow gauge railway line is 134.32 kms. Destinations connected included Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta, Chennai, Kolhapur, Pune, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Jammu, Amritsar, Lucknow, Varanasi, Bhubaneshwar, Trivendrum, Cochin, Gorakhpur, Visakhapatnam, Bangalore, Mangalore, Patna, Indore.

Air Routes : The Sonegaon Airport is 8 kilometers south of Nagpur City. It is connected to Mumbai, Calcutta, Delhi Hyderabad, Pune, Bhubaneswar, Raipur.


GEOLOGY

The underlying rock type in the Western and Southern localities is Deccan Trap, the lava flows gave rise to flat topped and terraced features. The Eastern halfs covered by crystalline Metamorphic Rock such as gneiss’s, schist and granites. In the Northern part of the city, yellowish sand stones and clays of the lower Gondwana formations are found. In maximum part of the town, the underlying rock strata are covered with alluvial deposits resulting from the flood plain of the Kanhan River. In some places these gives rise to granular, sandy soils, but in many places, particularly in low lying, poorly drained areas, the soils are alluvial clays with poor permeability characteristics.

 Location 

21degree 09 N    79 degree 09 E

 Altitude

247 - 305 metres above sea level.

 Area

220 sq. kms.

 Languages

Marathi, Hindi and English

 Climate

Extreme variations in temperature, hot summers and chilly winters. Three main seasons. Summers are from February - May, winters from October - January and Monsoon from June - September. 

 Clothing

Light winter clothing is must in these days

 STD Code

0712

 Best Season

September-April


Religious Places

Saibaba Temple

Nr. Chhatrapati Square, Wardha Road

Tekdi Ganesh Temple

Nr. Nagpur Railway Station

Sankat Mochan Temple

Telangkhedi

Shri Ramkrishna Temple

Ramkrishan Math, Dhantoli

Shri Ram Temple

Nr.Ram Nagar Square

Poddareshwar Ram Temple

Central Avenue Road

Deeksha Bhoomi

South Ambazari Road

Balaji Mandir

Seminary Hills

Chota Taj Bagh

Umred Road

Jain Mandir 

Ramdaspeth

Ramdeobaba Temple

Katol Road

Landmark

Sadar

Civil lines, sadar, mangalwar bazar, katol road ,chaoni, jaripatka, byramji town ,mount  road ,mt rd extn, gaddigodam ,mohan nagar, seminary hills.

Sitabuldi 

Main railway  station,,sitabuli ,maharajbagh, Jhanshi rani sq.

Dhantoli

Yeshwant stadium, dhanto,li congress nagar.

Ramdaspeth

Ramdaspeth, lendra park, kachipura, rahate colony.

Wardha road

Ajni sq, lic colony ,surendra nagar ,sawarkar nagar, ramkrishna nagar, vivekanand samartha nagar, hiundustan colony, chatrapati nagar, narendra nagar, sneh nagar ,somalwada ,airport, khapri ,khamla ,neeri, tatya tope nagar.

Pratap nagar 

Swavlambi nagar, deendayal nagar ,trimurti nagar.

Dakshin ambazari road

Laxmi nagar, bajaj nagar ,abhankyar nagar, shradhnandpeth.

Wadi

Amravti road.

Dharampeth

Shankar nagar ,ambazari ,corp. colony, gandhi nagar, shivaji nagar ,VRCE ,dharampeth, gokulpeth ,ramnagar, bharat nagar ,amravti road.

Kamptee road

Moti bagh ,kadbi chowk, panchpaoli ,indora ,bezan bagh, kamptee road.

Cotton market

Santra market, mayo hospital ,bhagwaghar, bajeria, cotton market ,ghat road ,subhash road, ganeshpeth, new cotton mkt.

Gandhibagh

Central avenue, gandhi bagh.

Itwara

New itwara road, kirana oil ,lal imli, maskasath ,itwara bhandara road.

Bagadganj

Wardhaman nagar, bagadganj small factory area, kalamna ,gangabai ghat road, nandanwan ,ganesh nagar.

Mahal

Ruikar road ,chitar oli, tilak road ,chitnispura ,new shukrawari ,rajabaksha, sakkardara, ganesh nagar, medical college, rambagh ,hanuman nagar, raghuji nagar, umred road, nandwan.


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