Vadodara is popularly known as Baroda. It is one of the populated cities in the state of Gujarat. This magnificent city is the cultural capital of Gujarat. Vadodara is located on the banks of Vishwamitri, a river that was named after the great saint Rishi Vishwamitra. Vadodara is located to the southeast of Ahmedabad.
Area: 148.95 sq. km
Population: 1641566 (2007)
Altitude: 129 metres
Languages: Hindi, English, Gujarati
Location : The nearest city to Vadodara is Ahmedabad. It is 100 Km from Vadodar. It is located on the banks of Vishwamitri.
Climate : The climate of Vadodara remains pleasant throughout the year. The summers tends to be warm with an average of 32º C. Lately, in the end of June, the monsoon hits the place and temperature hits the place and temperature remains around 28º C. With the beginning of winters the temperature comes down to 20º C.
Places of Attractions :
Nazarbagh Palace : This fascinating classical palace offers an overwhelming view to the tourists.
Makarpura Palace : Makarpura is a fascinating palace designed in the Italianate style. It is one of the fascinating sight of attraction to the tourist, since time immortal.
Champaner : Champaner is situated 47 kms from Vadodara. The reflections of the ruins of the mosques and palaces provides picturesque sights.
Best Season to Visit : September to March
Reaching There :
By Air : The Vadodara airport is 6 Kms from the city. Auto rickshaws, taxis and buses are available outside the airport.
: Vadodara is well connected to Mumbai-Ahmedabad and Mumbai-Delhi broad gauge railway lines. Superfast trains like Satabdi Express runs through this city.
By Road : Vadodara is well connected to major cities of India through excellent roadways.
ISD/STD Codes Of Vadodra
If calling from within India -------------++0265 (local number)
If calling from outside India --------------++91- 265 (local number)