Gangapur 19°41′56″N75°00′00″E / 19.699°N 75.0°E / 19.699; 75.0 is located on west side of Aurangabad-Ahmednagar Highway, 38 km from Aurangabad. Gangapur is Taluka place in Historical District Aurangabad. Gangapur is city of holy Temples, Ancients Lord Narshimha Temple, Vitthal Mandir Ek Mukhi Datta Temple, Rameshwar Temple, Gudhicha Maroti and Baravcha Ganpati Mukteshwar Temple, Mukunda Devi, Manjari Jagdamba Devi Temple, Jamgaon. etc. It has an average elevation of 572 metres (1876 feet) Vitthal Asram Jakmatha & Khandoba Mandir (Katkar Vasti Jakmatha)sankateshwar mandir (Newargav))
As of 2005[update] India census, Gangapur had a population of 41,067. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Gangapur has an average literacy rate of 71.2%, higher than the national average of 64.1%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 59%. In Gangapur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.
There are three Marathi medium high schools and three English medium schools. There is one college having Arts, commerce & science streams up to degree level i.e.SHRI MUKTANAND MAHAVIDYALAYA. The college is reacredited by NAAC with "A+" grade.