Vadodara at a glance
Nov16

Vadodara at a glance

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]Rating: 4.0/5 (1 vote cast) Population : 1409565 Language : Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi and English Latitude : 22.3 Longitude :73.2 Temperature : Summer : Max 46 °C, Min 24 °C  Winter : Max 31 °C, Min 9 °C STD Code  :0265 Best time to visit   : Winters Vadodara, also known as Baroda, is the third largest city in Gujarat, after Ahmedabad and Surat. Vadodara, one of India’s most cosmopolitan cities, is located to the...

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Baroda History
Nov16

Baroda History

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)Recent History Baroda State was a former Indian State in Western India. Vadodara’s more recent history began when the Maratha leader Pilaji Gaekwad (or Gaikwar) conquered Sonagad from the Mughal Empire in 1726. Before the Gaekwars captured Baroda, it was ruled by Babi Nawabs, who were the officers of the Delhi ruler.  Moghul rule came to an end in 1732, when Pilaji Rao Gaekwar...

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Baroda vs Vadodara
Nov16

Baroda vs Vadodara

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]Rating: 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)Did You Know? Over two thousand years back, there was a small town known as “Ankottak ” (today we know as “Akota”) on the western bank of river Vishvamitri. The earliest mention of Vadodara is in a granth or charter of 812 that identifies it as Vadapadraka, a village attached to the nearby town of Ankottaka. In 600 AD severe floods in Vishvamitri forced the...

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