Amravati, previously known as Amraoti, stands as the second-largest city in the Vidarbha region and the ninth-largest in Maharashtra, India. It serves as the administrative center for both Amravati district and division, which covers Akola, Buldhana, Washim, and Yavatmal districts. Designated as a Smart City under Maharashtra’s Smart Cities Mission, Amravati holds significant cultural and religious importance, earning the title of the cultural capital of Vidarbha. Notably, it boasts a substantial tiger and wildlife sanctuary.

Close to Amravati lies Chikhaldara, a popular tourist destination. Among the local attractions are Ambadevi Temple, Varhadi Farmhouse, Ekviradevi Temple, Chatri Lake, Kanhai Agrotourism, Wadali Lake, Bamboo Udyan, Flux Engineering Labs, and Chikhaldara itself. The Melghat Tiger Reserve is also nearby.

For transportation, Amravati offers city bus services managed by the Amravati Municipal Corporation. Private auto rickshaws and cycle rickshaws are commonly used. The city features three railway stations: Badnera Junction, Amravati, and New Amravati railway stations.