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Nagpur

Nagpur
Nagpur is one of the important districts of Maharashtra. The surrounding region is an undulating plateau rising northward to the Satpura Range, from 889 to 2,142 feet (271 to 653 m) high and is drained by the Kanhan and Pench rivers in the center, the Wardha in the west, and the Wainganga towards the east.

Nagpur is the major producer of oranges in the country and hence popularly known as “Orange capital of India”.Nagpur city was founded by The Gond King of Deogad, “Bakht Buland Shah” in the year 1703. This city derived its name from the river Nag that flows through it. Nagpur was the capital of Madhya Bharat state (C.P. and Berar) after Indian independence and in 1960, the Marathi majority Vidarbha region was merged with the new state of Maharashtra and it became a full fledged district of Maharashtra.

Some of the worth visiting places in and around Nagpur are: Ambazari Lake, Balaji Mandir at Seminary, Maharaj Baug and Zoo, Seminary Hill, Sitabuldi Fort, Sri Poddareshwar Ram Mandir, Totladoh, Ramtek, Nawegaon Bandh, Nagardhan, Dhapewada, Khekranala, Adasa, Ambakhori, Pench National Park, Khindsi, Deekshabhoomi, The Dragon Palace Temple, Jaadu Mahal, Vishwakarma Nagar, Gangavataran Shiva Statue At Nandanwan, Lata Mangeshkar Musical Garden At Surya Nagar, East Nagpur.

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