Wankaner is a city that lies in the Indian state of Gujarat. It was an erstwhile princely state with the same name during the British rule in India. Wankaner was founded in the 16th century by the eldest son of Raj Chandrasinghji. This state was known as the '11 gun salute state' under the British rule. In the year 1948, it acceded to the Indian Union.
The city of Wankaner nestles at a height of 266 feet above the sea level. Its rough terrains unfold over an entire area of 1,075 km. sq. The climate of this region is described as a local steppe in nature. The median mercury levels of Wankaner scale between 28°C-40°C during summers, whereas, they range between 7°C-16°C during winters. Wankaner receives scanty rainfall with an annual average of 563 mm.
If you are on a trip to Wankaner, you can visit numerous bewitching attractions. The prime highlights of this city that lure visitors are Ranjit Vilas Palace, Shah Bava Dargah Sharif, Royal Oasis Hotel & Palace, Swaminarayan Temple, Macchu Dam, local markets of Wankaner etc.