Population : 1409565
Language : Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi and English
Latitude : 22.3
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 south east of Ahmedabad, on the banks of river Vishwamitri.
- The district is referred to as the “Sanskar Nagari” (City of Culture) due to its rich cultural traditions.
- Vadodara is famous for its palaces, parks, temples and museums Known as the ‘Gateway to the Golden Corridor’, as all the rail and road arteries that link Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad also connect Vadodara.
- The district has 12 talukas, 15 towns and 1,548 villages, of which the major towns are Vadodara (District Headquarter),
Savli, Waghodia, Padra, Dabhoi, Karjan and Sankheda.
Road, Rail & Air Connectivity
- Vadodara is well connected to all major locations such as Delhi (1,028 km) and Mumbai (448 km) through DMIC and National Highway (NH) No. 8
- NH 8 also connects Vadodara with Ahmedabad (111km), Rajkot (294 km ), Ankleshwar ( 84 km) Surat (167 km) – the major industrial centers of Gujarat.
- State Highway 6 connects the district with Ahmedabad, Surat and Rajkot among other districts
- India’s first National Expressway is located in Gujarat connecting Vadodara to Ahmedabad (93 km) Rail.
- Vadodara is well connected to all major locations such as Delhi and Mumbai, as well as other districts of the State through a Broad Gauge railway line Air.
- Vadodara has a domestic airport at Harni, which is well connected with four metro cities in India such as Delhi,
Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore.