Bhandara District With Talukas & Tourist Places in Maharashtra State

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Bhandara District and Talukas & Tourist Places in Maharashtra State: Bhandara district is one of the districts in Maharashtra state. The Bhandara district area is 3716.65 square kilometres. And the area is 1.21% of the Maharashtra state area. The district has 2 subdivisions, 7 tahsils, 870 villages, 7 panchayat samitis and 4 Nagar Parishad.



Bhandara District

 

Overview of Bhandara District


Bhandara district in Maharashtra is spread over an area of 3716.65 square kilometres. The urban sector area is 49.34 sq. km, and the rural sector is 3667.31 sq. km. Bhandara district population according to the 2011 census, is 1,200,334. The female population is 594,814, and the male population is 605,520. 85% of the district population resides in rural areas. The population density is 306 persons. The sex ratio is 982 females per every 1000 males. The average literacy rate of the district is 83.76%.
 
Bhandara district is divided into 7 talukas: Tumsar, Mohadi, Bhandara, Sakoli, Lakhani, Pauni and Lakhandur. The district headquarter is Bhandar. Bhandara district boundaries are Balaghat in the north, Gondia in the east, Chandrapur in the south and Nagpur in the west. Major industries of the district are the ordnance factory estate, Sunflag Iron Steel Company and Shivmangal Ispat Pvt. Ltd.

 

History of Bhandara District


Mention of the Bhandara district was found on inscriptions belonging to 1100 A.D. The region was under Lanji, a regency administration before 1820 and from 1818 to 1830, respectively. Later it became part of the British kingdom in 1853. Since 1881, the district has Tirora and Sakoli tahsils. This continued till 1955. From 1947 to 1956, the district was part of the central province. In 1956, the district was made a part of Bombay from Madhya Pradesh state. Maharashtra state was formed in 1960, and the district became a part of it. There have been changes in the number of tahsils, towns and villages since then.

 

Tourist Places in Bhandara District


There are many famous tourist Places in and around the Bhandara district. There are forts, projects, wildlife sanctuaries etc., in the district. Among these,  Ambagar fort is most visited by tourists. The fort is constructed in 1700 A.D by Raghuji Bhosla. Andhalgaon, or Dark village, is another attraction popular for Kosa cloth. Chaundeshwari Devi temple is at a distance of 20 kilometres from Bhandara. Koka is a forest area where we can find trees whose age is above 100 years. There is a lake here for Siberian birds, which visit from December to January. Rawanwadi is another famous temple dedicated to Lord Rama. A dense forest covers this region. This attracts not only devotees and tourists but also nature lovers. There is also a bird sanctuary here. Bhandara district is well connected by air, rail and roadways.

Talukas of Bhandara District

Below the Table, we have listed 7 Talukas of Bhandara District in Maharasthra State :


 
Tumsar Mohadi Bhandara
Paoni Sakoli Lakhani
Lakhandur

Bhandara District With Talukas & Tourist Places 

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