Wadi is a census town in Gulbarga district in the Indian state of Karnataka. The Wadi Junction railway station is an important railway junction on the Indian railways. Gulbarga, which is around 37 km from Wadi The railway line from Secunderabad to Wadi was started in 1874.
Location in Karnataka, India
|Elevation||411 m (1,348 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Wadi is located at  It has an average elevation of 411 metres (1348 feet)..
As of 2011 India census, Wadi had a population of 120,000. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Wadi has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63% and female literacy is 45%. In Wadi, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Wadi is a tourist spot. Some of the attractions are the Hanuman Temple situated at Konchur, a village 6 km from Wadi railway station and the Astaane Quadri Halkatta Sharif Dargah, also 6 km from Wadi town. The ACC cement plants are worth a visit, as they use both the latest and obsolete technologies.
Wadi Junction railway station is on the Solapur-Guntakal line, which is part of Mumbai-Chennai line.Trains from the metro cities of Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai pass through this town. It is also connected to Secunderabad by rail.
Wadi is home to two cement plants of ACC, one of 2.6 mtpa (million tonnes per annum) capacity and the other 2.1 mtpa. These are some of the largest cement plants in the country. Wadi is also famous for limestone mines. Wadi is also an important railway junction.
The cement plants of ACC, the railways and the limestone have attracted people from diverse regions and cultures, in search of employment.
Wadi has a # of educational institutions:
Wadi Market is old. Thursdays are marked as the weekly market (or weekly shandy or vaara santhe) days, where people from nearby towns and villages visit for selling and buying daily essentials like vegetables, fruits, etc.
Important landmarks are GOPALRAO INFO SOLUTIONS and KHANDELWAL RAJORE BUILDING, the oldest building in Wadi. It is close to Wadi Railway Junction.