The Zero Mile Stone which shows the geographical center of India
|Nickname(s): The Orange city, Tiger Capital of India|
|• Type||Municipal Corporation|
|• Mayor||Anil Sole|
|• Municipal Commissioner||Sanjeev Jaiswal|
|• Capital city||217.65 km2 (84.04 sq mi)|
|Elevation||310 m (1,020 ft)|
|• Capital city||2,405,421|
|• Density||11,051.78/km2 (28,624.0/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+05:30)|
|Postal index number||440xxx|
|Vehicle registration||MH-31, MH-40|
Nagpur is a city in state of Maharashtra in India. It is in the centre of India. In the Marathi language, nag means snake and pur means city. The city is called Nagpur because of the Nag river in this city which flows like a snake. It is the winter capital of Maharashtra. After Mumbai and Pune, Nagpur is the third largest city in Maharashtra. It is a very clean city. It was selected as the second greenest city of India.
References[change | change source]
- "Nagpur". Maharashtra Government. http://www.maharashtra.gov.in/marathi/mahInfo/nagpur.php. Retrieved 2006-06.
- S. C. Bhatt, Gopal K. Bhargava (2006). Land and People of Indian States and Union Territories: In 36 Volumes. Maharashtra. Gyan Publishing House. pp. 464–. ISBN 978-81-7835-372-2. http://books.google.com/books?id=IleHyBDWbzEC&pg=PA464. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
- "Make Nagpur greenest city of India". The Times Of India. 9 December 2011. http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-12-09/nagpur/30497315_1_greenest-city-trees-sustainable-cities.
- Om Gupta (1 April 2006). Encyclopaedia of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Gyan Publishing House. pp. 1677–. ISBN 978-81-8205-389-2. http://books.google.com/books?id=VY1nTMBQ9vQC&pg=PA1677. Retrieved 7 July 2012.