Facts About Vadodara

  • Vadodara was formerly known as Baroda.
  • Vadodara is the 18th-largest city in India with an area of 235 square kilometres.
  • The moon of Baroda is 24.04 carats cut diamond discovered in Vadodara.
  • Vadodara is the third-largest city in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is the administrative headquarters of Vadodara District.
  • Vadodara is known as Sanskari Nagari, The Cultural City, and Kala Nagari, the city of art, of India.
  • Kamati Baug is the largest garden in western India, situated in Vadodara.
  • Vadodara is located at 22.30°N 73.19°E in western India at an elevation of 39 metres (128 ft).
  • The highest recorded temperature was 46.7 °C on 11 May 1960 crossed with 48.0 °C on 19 May 2016, while the lowest recorded temperature was −1.1 °C on 15 January 1935.
  • India’s first-ever Narrow Gauge was laid in Vadodara in 1862 and the first railway to be owned by a princely state.
  • The golden period in the Maratha rule of Vadodara started with the accession of Maharaja Sayajirao III in 1875
Facts About Vadodara
Interesting Facts About Vadodara

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