Nanded District - Overview of District and talukas in Maharashtra State

Nanded District - Overview of District and talukas in Maharashtra State: Nanded is one of the districts in Maharashtra and is in the south-eastern part of the state. District headquarter is Nanded city. Nanded district borders are Latur, Parbhani and Hingoli districts on west, Yavatmal district in north, Telangana on east and Karnataka on south. The Nanded district area is 10528 square kilometres. The rural area is 10,286 square kilometres and the urban area is 241.31 square kilometres.

Nanded District


 

Overview of Nanded District

Nanded district lies at a distance of 647 kilometres from Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra. Nanded district population is 33,61,292. 24,47,393 people live in rural areas and 9,13,898 people live in urban areas. Female population is 16,31,217 and male population is 17,30,075. Population density is 319 persons per square kilometre. There are 943 females for every 1000 males. The literacy percentage is 75.45. People in this district speak Marathi, Hindi and Urdu. Telugu, Kannada and the other languages that are spoken. Summers are very hot and the temperature can go up to 48 degrees in Nanded. In winters, the temperature can go down to 4 degrees Celsius.

History of Nanded District

The Nanded region has a long history. The name of the place is mentioned even in Mahabharata. This is said to be the place of Bharat’s maternal grandparents. The region is ruled by Andhrabhrtyas and Satavahanas. Nanda dynasty also ruled the region in the 4th century. The region was earlier a part of the Maurya Empire and Ashoka’s empire. In the 10th century Rashtrakutas ruled the place, Kandhar fort is constructed by him. Nanded was under the Nizams in 1636. It became part of Hyderabad state in 1725 and remained part of it till 1956. Then it was merged into the Bombay Presidency. Maharashtra state was formed in 1960 and Nanded became one of its districts of it.

Tourist Places in Nanded District

Nanded district has many important tourist places. Nanded fort is the most popular tourist destination and is at a distance of nearly 4 kilometres from Nanded railway station. Hottal in Degloor Taluka is famous for the temple of Lord Siddheshwar. Takhat Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sabhi is a popular Gurudwara and houses the mortal remains of the 10th Sikh guru. This is built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh. There are also many other temples, forts, and historic buildings in the Nanded district that are worth visiting. Nanded has an airport and is also well connected by rail and roadways.

Talukas in Nanded District of Maharashtra State

Nanded District has 16 talukas. We have listed below table all talukas of the Nanded District

 
Ardhapur Umri Kandhar
Kinwat Deglur Dharmabad
Nanded Naigaon (Khairgaon) Biloli
Bhokar Mahoor Mukhed
Mudkhed Loha Hadgaon
Himayatnagar

Nanded District - Overview of District and talukas

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