Wardha is a city and a municipal council in Wardha district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the administrative headquarters of Wardha district. Wardha gets its name from the Wardha River which flows at the North, West and South boundaries of district. Founded in 1866, the town is now an important centre for the cotton trade.
It was an important part of Gandhian Era. It has an average elevation of 234 metres (767 feet). Wardha city is administered by a municipal council(category-A). Wardha city is famous for a number of educations institutions. Some of the notable institutes are Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences at Sewagram, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College at Sawangi, Rashtrabhasha Prachar Samiti at Wardha and Janakidevi Bajaj College of Science at Wardha.
Some famous places of Wardha are :Magan Sangrahalaya, Gitai Mandir,Vishwa Shanti Stupa , Sewagram Ashram and Pavnar.