Wardha District is located in the state of Maharashtra
in western India. Until 1862, Wardha was part of the Nagpur District. Later it was separated and its headquarters was established near Pulgaon at Kaotha. In 1866 the headquarter town of Wardha was established on the site of the hamlet of Palakwadi. Wardha District Map
is very useful for those traveling to Wardha.
Wardha District is situated in the north eastern part of the state. The district is bordered to the north and west by the Amravati
district and by the Yavatmal
district to the south. In the east it is bordered by Nagpur
district and by Chandrapur
district in the south east.
Along with the districts of Nagpur, Gadchiroli
and Chandrapur, the district is also part of the Nagpur Revenue division. Wardha District is subdivided into three subdivisions namely Wardha, Hinganghat and Arvi. The district has 507 Gram Panchayats, 1387 villages and 6 Municipal towns.
The district has a population of about 12, 30,640 according to the census of 2001 . The population of males is around 6,35,751 while that of females is 5, 94,889. There are four legislative assembly constituencies namely Pulgaon, Wardha, Arvi and Hinganghat in the district.
There are a number of tourist destinations in the district like Kelzer, Vishwa Shanti Stup, Gitai Mandir, Gandhi Gyan Mandir, Sewagram- Bapu Kuti, Paunar - Paramdham Ashram, Bor Dam, Garpit, Magan Sangrahalaya, Laxmi Narayana Temple, Bajajwadi, Bor Reserved Forest, Mahakali and Pohana. Sewagram- Bapu Kuti is where Mahatma Gandhi stayed and continued his freedom struggle.
Last Updated on : 25/04/2013