INFORMATION ABOUT AMRAVATI
Amravati (also known as Amrawati or Amraoti) is a city in the state of Maharashtra in India. It lies 156 km (97 miles) west of Nagpur, and serves as the administrative center of Amravati District and of Amravati Division.
The town is located near the passes through the hills that separate the cotton-growing regions of the Purna basin to the West and the Wardha RiverWardha basin to the East. Amravati is a growing industrial center, with cotton mills as an important industry. The city has lots of millionaires, most of them movie distributors and textile mill owners. Since it is located centrally in the country, Amravati has remained one of the most important commercial cities.
As per ancient Indian history, It is believed to be the city of lord Indra, the king of all gods. It has very historical temples of Goddess Ambadevi and Mahanubhava's Lord ShriKrishna Temple.
Amravati District with the rest of the Berar was assigned to the East India Company by the Nizam following the treaty of 1853. After this province was assigned to the Company, it was divided into two districts, South Berar with its headquarters at Hingoli with neighbouring region restored to the Nizam and North Berar was reconstituted into East Berar with headquarters at Akola.
The Places of Interest and Sight Seeing
- Melghat Tiger Project
- Pandit Nehru Botanical Garden,
- The Tribal Museum
- Semadoh lake
- Gavilgad and Narnala Fort
- Hurricane point, Prospect point and Devi point
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