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Facts About Vadodara
Vadodara was formerly known as Baroda.
Vadodara is the 18th-largest city in India with an area of 235 square kilometres.
The moon of Baroda is 24.04 carats cut diamond discovered in Vadodara.
Vadodara is the third-largest city in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is the administrative headquarters of Vadodara District.
Vadodara is known as Sanskari Nagari, The Cultural City, and Kala Nagari, the city of art, of India.
Kamati Baug is the largest garden in western India, situated in Vadodara.
Vadodara is located at 22.30°N 73.19°E in western India at an elevation of 39 metres (128 ft).
The highest recorded temperature was 46.7 °C on 11 May 1960 crossed with 48.0 °C on 19 May 2016, while the lowest recorded temperature was −1.1 °C on 15 January 1935.
India’s first-ever Narrow Gauge was laid in Vadodara in 1862 and the first railway to be owned by a princely state.
The golden period in the Maratha rule of Vadodara started with the accession of Maharaja Sayajirao III in 1875