Geography of VapiVapi is the largest city in Valsad district in Gujarat. Best known for Vapi Industrial Estate, the city is a municipality that falls under the administration of Pardi taluka. Over the recent years, Vapi has seen massive industrial and economic growth. It contributes a major share in the revenue of the state. Today, Vapi is one of the leading industrial cities of the country. It is well connected to neighboring regions like Umbergaon, Sanjan, Udavada, Bhilad and Pardi by rail and roadways.
Strategic Location of VapiThe city has a good physical location. It lies on the banks of the river of Daman Ganga in the southern part of Gujarat. Vapi is located about 28kms far from the district headquarters of Valsad. It is surrounded by beautiful Union Territories. Daman is situated on the west of Vapi and Dadra and Nagar Haveli is on the eastern side of the city. Owing to the strategic location of Vapi, it is called as the Gateway of Daman. Apart from these Union Territories, the city is surrounded with cities like Udavada, Pardi, Sarigam, Bhilad, Sanjan and Umbergaon.
On the western side of Vapi, lies the Arabian Sea. The Daman Ganga river forms a delta about 7kms to the west of Vapi. The city is bisected by the National Highway 8 into two parts. The eastern part is the main industrial zone and holds new residential sectors. The western part of Vapi is considered as the old town area. The major rivers that flow across the city are Kolak, Daman Ganga, Bhilkhadi and Dhobikhadi.
Latitude in decimal degrees– 20.3717
Longitude in decimal degrees– 72.9049