Vapi is a city and a municipality in Valsad district in the southern part of the Indian state of Gujarat.
It is situated on the banks of the Damanganga River.
It is the largest city in the Valsad district and recently declared as Taluka place.
Around 32 km south of the district headquarters city of Valsad, it is surrounded by the Union Territories of Daman to the west
and Dadra and Nagar Haveli to the east.
Economic and industrial growth in recent decades has blurred the physical boundaries, and the small stretch of roughly 21 km of Daman-Vapi-Silvassa has almost become a monolith.
It is now a very important industrial town.
It is the largest industrial area in Asia in terms of small-scale industries, dominated by chemical industry plants.
How to Reach Vapi?
By Road :
National Highway 8 passes through Vapi.
It is connected to all major cities of India.
It is the only place from where one can visit Daman and Silvassa.
City bus service is available in Vapi.
By Rail Road :
Vapi railway station on the Mumbai-Vadodara rail link of Western Railway (India)
has become the direct beneficiary in terms of revenues due to daily commuters.
Most of the trains passing through Vapi (including the August Kranti Rajdhani Express) stop there.
Even Shatabdi express(BCT-ADI) stop there.
It is the only city connecting two union territories i.e. Daman & Diu and Dadra-nagar haveli.
The railway station code for IRCTC is VAPI.
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