Nag River provides the etymology to the name ‘Nagpur’

Map of Nagpur district with major towns and rivers

Coordinates: 21°09’N 79°05’E21.15°N 79.09°E

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Country Country India
State Maharashtra
Region Vidarbha
District Nagpur
Founded 1702 A.D
Founder Raja Bakhta Buland Shah
The Zero Mile Stone, landmark denoting geographical center of India
Nickname(s): The Orange City, Tiger Capital of India
Metropolitan City 217.65 km2 (84.04 sq mi)
Metro 3,780 km2 (1,460 sq mi)
District 9,892 km2
Elevation 310 m (1,020 ft)
Number of Talukas 14
Number of Subdivisions 7
Number of Municipalties 10 + 1.M. Corporation
Number of Villages 1953
Loksabha Constitencies 2
Assembly Constituencies 12
Population (2011)
Metropolitan City 2,405,421
Rank 13
Density 11,000/km2 (29,000/sq mi)
Metro 25,83,911
Nagpur District 46,53,171
Density 470/km2
Literacy 89.52%
Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 440xxx
STD code 91-712
Vehicle registration MH31 (Nagpur City West)
MH49 (Nagpur City East)
MH40 (Nagpur Metro)