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Amravati lying in the Indian state of Maharashtra is the seventh most populated city within the state and is also popular for hosting various temples and pilgrimages. The city is erected at an elevation of 343 m and is at a distance of around 156 km from Nagpur. The phrase Amravati literally means the ‘home of immortals’.

The first Municipal Corporation in India was the Amravati Municipal Corporation, which was established in 1983, which has introduced with the privatization of octroi. Amravati is a district in the state of Maharashtra in India. This metropolitan area falls at the heart of the country and is a renowned as a tourist spot with its acknowledgement of being as a major commercial and trading hub. The administrative headquarters of the district is positioned in the town of Amravati.

Traditionally called as Udumbravati, derived its present name Amravati from the ancient Ambadevi temple, which nestles here in the district. Amravati is a time-honored city as was established in 1097. It is supposedly said that in the 14th century Amravati district encountered famine and consequently the people from the city migrated to Gujarat and Malwa. During the British rule the city was reorganized and modernized.

The city had been a part of the Central Provinces and Berar in the year 1903. However, after independence, in 1956, Amravati district became a part of Mumbai state till the present. Later in the year 1960 the city gained its independence and became an independent district of Maharashtra.

It also stands as the land of some of the famous personalities who have marked their presence in the field of literature and arts are Gopal Nilkanth Dandekar, Suresh Bhat also known as the Ghazal Samrat and others. The city is also famed for its cultural activities and festivals like Navaratri, Garba, Diwali and Holi.

Amravati travel and tourism is a popular among the Indian and foreign tourists alike and for that the Amravati tour packages are a perfect way of exploring the splendor of the destination in Western India.

General facts about Amravati
Location: Western India
Language: English, Hindi and Marathi
Climate: Tropical and moderate
Major Attractions: Chatri Talao, Wadali Talao, Chikhaldara
Ideal Time to Visit: October and March

Tourist sightseeing in Amravati
Amaravati nestles in the heart of the state of Maharashtra at the Tapi basin. There are many attractions in the city, including Ambadevi Temple, Satidham Temple, Shri Bhakti Dham Temple, Chatri Talao, Wadali Talao, Chikhaldara. The other excursions around Amaravati are Melghat Tiger Reserve and Wan Sanctuary.

Climate of Amravati
Amravati district in Maharashtra possesses a tropical type of climate with hot and humid summers and cool and dry winters. The best time for visiting Amravati is between the months of October and March.

How to reach Amravati

Amravati by Air: The nearest airport to Amravati is at Nagpur, which is well connected with most of the major cities of India.

Amravati by Rail: The nearest railway station is in the city Amravati only, which connects it with almost the entire country.

Amravati by Road: Amravati is well connected with the other towns and cities within the state as well as those in the neighboring states.

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