Nagpur is third largest city in the state of Maharashtra. It is one of the major industrial cities with many MNC’s and industrial units established in this city. Also famous for its orange production Nagpur is often referred to as the ‘Orange city’. Located exactly at the midpoint of India with the Zero Mile Marker, representing the geographical center of the country, the metropolis was founded by the Gonds but afterward it was included within the Maratha Empire under the Bhonsles. In the 19th century, the British East India Company conquest the city and titled Nagpur as the capital of the Central Provinces. After the independence of India and the reorganization of states this city was conferred with the status of the winter capital of the state of Maharashtra. From the Nagpur travel guide you will get to know more details regarding the worth visiting places near Nagpur as well.