Vadodara Geography


A study of Vadodara geography reveals that the city covers an area of 148.95 square kilometers. It is located in 22°30' North latitude and 73°20' East longitude. The total population of the city is 1.6 millions, according to the census of 2001. The city has a dry climate and three distinct seasons, namely summer, winter and monsoon.

Given below are some of important facts about the geography of Vadodara:

  • Latitude - 22°30' North latitude
  • Longitude - 73°20' East longitude
  • Maximum temperature in Summer - 36
  • Minimum temperature in Summer - 23°C
  • Maximum temperature in Winter - 30°C
  • Minimum temperature in Winter - 15°C
  • Maximum temperature in Monsoom - 46°C
  • Minimum temperature in Monsoon - 1°C
  • Average rainfall - 93 cm

    The physiography of Vadodara features a number of rivers. In fact, the city is located on the banks of river Vishvamitri. Vishvamitri is a small river that is said to dry up in summer. Besides, the topography of Vadodara also features Narmada and Mahi rivers.

    Besides, the topography of Vadodara is divided into two distinct regions, viz. western regions and the eastern regions. The western region of the city possesses a number of educational institutions, residential complexes, railway station, shopping malls, multiplexes, business districts and modern buildings. The business district centers around Alkapuri, Old Padra Road and R C Dutt Road. The eastern region houses bazaars, various shrines and various shanty buildings. The eastern region also contains some of the landmarks such as Nyay Mandir, Mandvi and Laxmi Vilas Palace and the General Post Office. The eastern bank of river Vishvamitri also houses the fortified city of Vadodara.

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