is a city in the state of Maharashtra. It is the largest city in central
India. It is also the third largest city by population in the state of
Maharashtra. Nagpur UA with a population of around 2,420,000.
River, which is a tributary of the Kanhan River, flows in a serpentine
path and so got its name, "Nag", the Marathi word for Cobra. The river
flows through the old city of Nagpur and so the city derived its name
from this river, 'Nag'+'pur'. "Pur" is common suffix given to cities,
villages and towns across India, and is often simply translated "city".
The seal of Nagpur Municipal Corporation depicts a cobra in the water of
a river. Nagpur is famous for growing oranges from which it derives it's
nickname Orange city.
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