Jintur

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Jintur
Jainpur
city
Jintur is located in Maharashtra
Jintur
Jintur
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 19°37′N 76°42′E / 19.62°N 76.7°E / 19.62; 76.7Coordinates: 19°37′N 76°42′E / 19.62°N 76.7°E / 19.62; 76.7
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Parbhani
Elevation 455 m (1,493 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 38,109
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 431509

Jintur is a city and a municipal council in Parbhani district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Geography[edit]

Jintur is located at 19°37′N 76°42′E / 19.62°N 76.7°E / 19.62; 76.7.[1] It has an average elevation of 455 metres (1492 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As population of 2001 India census,[2] Jintur had a population of 38,109. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Jintur has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 56%. In Jintur, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Jintur
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
41%
Muslims
  
47%
Buddhists
  
8.6%
Christians
  
1.4%
Jains
  
1.7%
Others†
  
0.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

Historical Places[edit]

1. Jain Temple "Shri Digamber Jain Atishya Kshetra Nemgiri Samsthan Jintur"

:An ancient Jain Temple  Shri Digamber Jain Atishya Kshetra Nemgiri Samsthan is situated in sub hills of Sahyadri Mountains  3 kilometers (2 mi) north of Jintur in Parabhani District  of Maharastra.  There are two hills Nemgiri and Chandragiri famous for their ancient artistic and miraculous Jain Cave Temples and Chaityalayas.
Nemgiri Hill -There are seven caves and Idols of Bhagvan Mahaveer, Bhagvan Adinath, Bhagvan Shantinath, Bhagvan Neminath, Bhagvan Parshwanath, Nandishwar and Bhagvan Bahubali. In first cave of Nemgiri, an attractive idol of Lord Mahaveer in cross legged seating posture is installed, 3.5 feet in height. This was installed in V.S. 1676. Ancient feet images of Acharya Bhadrabahu are also here attractive pilgrims. In second cave there is an ancient idol of Lord Adinath in state of meditation & penance. In third cave there a 6-foot idol of Lord Shantinath with symbol of deer is seen. This was supposed to be touching down at few points till few years back. But now black marble has been installed underneath.
In a fourth cave 7.5-foot-high beautiful idol of Baghwan Neminath in cross legged seating posture is seen. Bhagvan Neminath idol is the largest Padmasanastha Idol and in Cave Number 5 a miraculous idol of Lord Antariksha Parshwanath is staying in the space 3 inches high from surface. This idol is about 6 feet (1.8 m) tall. The tiny sixth cave has 4.5-foot Nandishwar. However if considered as a Manastambha for Mulnayak Neminath bhagwaan with four heads in four directions. The last one, the seventh cave has a statue standing 5.5 feet high of idol of Lord Bahubali.
In whole world you can see these three idols only in Jintur. It is an old temple and for last 400 years it has been created by King Sanghavi and his family and nowadays maintained by the Digamber Jain samaj Jintur.
Two more Digamber Jain temple situated in city, one is Shree Parshvanath Digamber Jain Mandir(Nice Glass work to see here) and another one is Shree Mahaveer Digamber Jain Mandir.


Chandragiri Hill – A Choubeesee carved on a flat rock is very artistic here, that includes great standing idols of Lord Shantinath, Kunthunath & Arahnath and this was installed in V.S. 1665.
How To Reach Nemgiri/Jintur
View Most nearest Railway Station is Parbhani about 41 km. By Bus From Parbhani One hour journey - Frequent buses are available.
From Aurangabad Four hours journey - Good frequency in day time. Nearest Airport is Aurangabad.
From Jintur Bus Stand to Nemgiri Sansthan
Local auto rickshaws are best way to reach nemgiri

Distance from city Jintur to 25 biggest cities of country: India[edit]

Distance (Km)
Jintur - Bombay 413 km
Jintur - Delhi 1,008 km
Jintur - Bangalore 744 km
Jintur - Calcutta 1,254 km
Jintur - Madras 821 km
Jintur - Ahmadabad 569 km
Jintur - Hyderabad 312 km
Jintur - Pune 321 km
Jintur - Surat 424 km
Jintur - Kanpur 848 km
Jintur - Jaipur 817 km
Jintur - Lakhnau 912 km
Jintur - Nagpur 303 km
Jintur - Indore 356 km
Jintur - Patna 1,090 km
Jintur - Bhopal 412 km
Jintur - New Patna 1,090 km
Jintur - Ludhiana 1,258 km
Jintur - Thana 394 km
Jintur - Agra 852 km
Jintur - Vadodara 470 km
Jintur - Gorakhpur 1,099 km
Jintur - Nasik 306 km
Jintur - Pimpri 324 km
Jintur - Faridabad 983 km

Travel To Jintur From[edit]

Bangalore
Pune
Mumbai
Hyderabad
Delhi
Aurangabad
Parbhani

Other Places[edit]

1. Yeldari Damp 10 kilometer away from Jintur.
2. Shri Nrusimha Temple Varud" and "Shri Santoba Samadhi Mandir
3. Sai Baba Mandir
4. Balaji Mandir
5. Gajanan Mandir
6. Jagdamba Dhaba
7. Gajanan Maharaj Mandir @ Halvira from 13 Km. away on Mantha Road

Interesting places[edit]

There are many places around Jintur, specially Aundha Naganatha Temple 43 km (27 mi) from the Jintur, this is one of the very ancient temple, Yeladari dam 12 km (7.5 mi) and a very good place to visit, Charthana, Mainnapuri, Ganeshpur is near from jintur there is temple of ganesha every sankshti chaturthi people come from jintur by walk ganeshpur is around 24 km from jintur

Charthana - This village name came from the King Charudatta who was ruled this area. Charthana has 365 Hemad panthi temples around this area. Apart from it ~40 temples are visible. which include Barav & temples built in 11th century.

Education[edit]

There are many good institutions around the town, like Dyneshwar Vidyalay, Jawahar Vidyalay,Eklavya balvidya mandir(primary & secondary),ITI Jintur, DSM college and Government Polytechnic and Viasrao Deshmukh Urdu High School & Jr. College.

Madrasa Ihya Ul Uloom[edit]

Ihyaul Uloom is one of the old islamic madrasa in the town, Maulana Shakeel Ahmad Sahab is the founder of this madrasa,number of people studied in this madrasa.Ihya Uloom is located back side of Busstand Jintur and near Eid Gah.

Conectivity[edit]

Town has been connected to parbhani, Hingoli, Aurangabad by road. Nearest Railway Station Parbhani 43 km, Nearest airport Nanded 100 km and Aurangabad 160 km.

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