Bharuch is a port city situated at the mouth of Narmada River in the state of Gujarat. It is the oldest city in Gujarat and 2nd oldest in India. The known history of Bharuch is about 8000 years. A number of emperors and dynasties ruled over the city at different times. During the struggle for India's Independence from Britishers, the people of Bharuch filled the entire country with feeling of patriotism and sacrifice.
Bharuch has Vadodara in the north, Surat in the south, Narmada River in the east, and the Gulf of Khambhat in the west. The geographic coordinates of the city is 21.70° N, 72.99° E.
Bharuch has long summers and winters. Summer begins in March and lasts until June. The months of April and May are the hottest. Rainy season begins by end June with heavy rainfall every year. Winter season begins in December and lasts until February.
Bharuch is a hub for peanut processing in the country. The traditional art forms of Bharuch and Bandhni method of cloth design is famous all over India. Bharuch is also popular for its chemical plants, dairy products, textile mills and long staple cotton. The biggest liquid cargo terminal of Gujarat is situated in this city. Many renowned MNCs like BASF, Welspun Stahl, Videocon, and Reliance etc. have set up their offices in Bharuch. Bharuch is a major ship building port and trading transshipment center.
National Highway 8 (from Mumbai to New Delhi) passes from Bharuch joining it to major cities in India. Bharuch is joined to Ankleshwar by the 132 years old Golden Bridge. The nearest airports to the city are in Surat and Vadodara at a distance of 74 km each. Bharuch has a very busy railway station.
Some places to visit in Bharuch are Bhrigu Rishi Temple, Dashashwamedh Ghat, The Golden Bridge, and Gurudwara Chadar Saheb. The Meghraja festival is a unique festival of Bharuch which is celebrated only in this city.
Some local areas in Bharuch are Shaktinath Circle, Jhadeshwar, Abad Nagar, and Shravan Chowkdi.
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