Vasai-Virar City is the only Metropolitan City (having population more than 10 lakhs in Palghar district which is also having Municipal Corporation. It is located at North Mumbai. The area of Vasai-Virar City is 311 sq. km.
Vasai-Virar City has been separated from Greater Mumbai and Mira-Bhayandar City because of presence of Vasai Creek. The City is well connected to Mumbai by Western Railway and through Mumbai-Ahmedabad National Highway. The city is connected to Navi Mumbai, Thane, Bhiwandi, Kalyan and Panvel cities by the Vasai-Diva Railway line.Vasai Virar city has significant growth potential due to close proximity to Brihan Mumbai.
The Vasai-Virar City Municipal Corporation (VVCMC) was established on 3rd July 2009. Vasai Virar corporation is located between 19 deg. 28 min. north-90 deg. 47 min. north latitude and 72 deg. 48 min. east-72 deg. 8 min. east