(Last Updated on : 29-02-2016)
Vada also known as Wada, is one of the eight talukas of the Palghar district
in the Indian state of Maharashtra
. This village in Maharashtra has the conglomeration of many social castes.
Location of Vada
Vada is located at 19.65 degree north to 73.13 degree East. It has an average elevation of 38 metres (124 feet).
Geography of Vada
The main rivers flowing through Wada or Vada are the Vaitarna River
and Pinjal River. There are three main lakes in Wada town.
Culture of Vada
There are many castes living in Wada taluka. They are mainly Adivasi Tribe, Kunbi Tribe
, Agri Tribe, Koli Tribe
, Bhanushali Tribe, Vaishya Vani Tribe, Buddhist and Sonar Tribe.
Population of Vada
Wada or Vada had a population of 75,291. The males constituted 52 percent of the population and females 48 percent. Wada or Vada has an average literacy rate of 92%, higher than the national average of 72.5%. In Wada, 12% of the population is under six years of age. According to the Population Census, Vada taluka has a population of 142,753, with 52.33% males and 47.66% females. Of the total population, 128,467 persons live in rural areas and 14,286 in urban areas.
Economy of Vada
Wada or Vada is emerging as a new industrial hub with several industrial undertakings and foundries being established recently.