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Centre of India before Partition
|• Body||President of Municipal Council (pandari kapse)|
|Elevation||215 m (705 ft)|
|• Official||Marathi Hindi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Sex ratio||936 ♂/♀|
Hinganghat is a taluka (administrative division) and town in Wardha district in the Indian state Maharashtra. The city is administered by a municipal council and is located about 34 km (21 mi) from Wardha and 75 km (47 mi) from Maharashtra’s second capital Nagpur. Hinganghat is surrounded on two sides by the Vena River, which provides natural resources. National Highway 7, a part of the North-South Corridor, passes through the city. Hinganghat is located in the fertile Wardha Valley; it was historically a centre of the Indian cotton trade. The municipality of Hinganghat comprises about 76 villages and has a significant Sindhi population. The main language spoken in Hinganghat is Marathi.
Hinganghat is located at  The city has an average elevation of 215 m (705 ft) above sea level, which is low in comparison to the surrounding region. As a result, the River Vena flows throughout the year. Apart from the river, the average depth of ground water is around 120 ft (37 m). The Hinganghat APMC market ranks second in the Vidarbha region..
The city is a hub of India's cotton industry; it has four large textile mills: R.S.R Mohota Mills, Pee Vee Textiles Private Limited, Gimatex Industries Private Limited, and Spinning and Weaving Mill of Hinganghat—locally called the Daga Mill and currently closed. There is also a soybean oil industry and numerous small to medium scale dal mills and oil mills in the vicinity of Hinganghat.
In 2011, Hinganghat's population is approximately 100,400 according to that year's census. Males constituted 52% of the population. Hinganghat's average literacy rate of 94% was higher than the Indian national average of 74%. The male literacy rate was 97% and female literacy rate was 90%. Many people live in Hinganghat but register their residences in other villages. This suggests that Hinganghat has a real population greater than that of Wardha. Hinganghat would be large enough to form its own district apart from Wardha, but it lacks sufficient hospitals and educational institutions. According to the Times of India, Hinganghat has the highest literacy rate of any city in Maharashtra. Literacy data analysed by UNICEF for cities with populations of more than 100,000 puts Hinganghat at the top, with a literacy rate of 94.34%, followed by Wardha (94.05%), Panvel (93.98%) and Gondia (93.70%).
Culture and religion
The Temple of the Goddess Amba is an example of the religious architecture of the Vidarbha region. According to a local legend, when Lord Krishna abducted the Goddess Rukmini from her wedding ceremony, he used a tunnel from Ambadevi temple to Koundinyapur. Hinganghat is home to the world's largest statue of Lord Pandurang, which is 16 metres (52 ft) tall.
In Hinganghat, Garba is worshipped in Mata Mandir, "a temple of Mata Devi". It is the most important place in Navarathri in Hinganghat and the oldest temple in the city.and the landspace is donated by late.shri ganpatro sadashiv mawle.
Transport and communications
The Hinganghat railway station lies on the main Delhi to Chennai railway line. Express services include the Navjeevan, Nandigram, Dadar, Dakshin, G.T., Raptisagar Expresses, and Chennai Express.
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college of sci hinganghat
- Baba Amte, a social worker and activist known particularly for his work with people suffering from leprosy, was born in Hinganghat on 24 December 1914.
- William Lambton, a British soldier, surveyor, and geographer, died in Hinganghat on 19 January 1823 while working on the Great Trigonometric Survey.
- Sunil Pal, the winner of Laughter Challenge-1 comedy show.
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- "Hinganghat City Population Census 2011 | Maharashtra". Census2011.co.in. Retrieved 24 September 2013.
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